Alerts & Conditions

Park Closures

Facilities, roads, and trails in the park are occasionally subject to closure due to special events, maintenance, weather conditions, or fires.

Following the recent Carr Fire, some roads & areas have been closed. See below for updates on current conditions.

Follow this link for information on current conditions on hiking trails.
Updated 01.08.20

Road

Status

Details

Highway 299

Open

The highway is suitable for any type of passenger vehicle, motorcycle, and trailers.

South Fork Mountain Road Closed to Vehicles Closed to vehicles except telecom site users and private property owners, open for hiking, biking, and horseback riding.

John F. Kennedy Memorial Drive

Open (Subject to winter weather related closures)

The road is suitable for any type of passenger vehicle, motorcycle, and trailers. Kennedy Memorial Drive may be closed at the dam during winter storms.

Whiskey Creek Road

Partially Open

The road is suitable for any type of passenger vehicle, motorcycle, and trailers. The road is open to the Marina area, but closed at the bridge over Whiskey Creek.

Paige Bar Road

Open

The road is suitable for any type of passenger vehicle, motorcycle, and trailers.

Crystal Creek Road

Partially Open
(Subject to winter weather related closures)

The road is suitable for any type of passenger vehicle, motorcycle, and trailers and is open as far as the parking lot for Crystal Creek Falls. Crystal Creek Road may be closed during winter storms.

South Shore Drive

Seasonal Closure

This ten mile stretch of unpaved road gains 1,594 feet in elevation, and is steep and narrow in places. Drive with caution, obey posted speed limits, and adjust speed according to conditions. Closed until spring

Brandy Creek Road

Closed

Closed until further notice for public safety due to the Carr Fire.

Mill Creek Road

Closed

Closed at Carr Powerhouse until further notice for public safety due to the Carr Fire.

Shasta Bally Road

Closed

Closed until further notice for public safety due to the Carr Fire.

Peltier Valley Road

Open to Peltier Bridge campground only

Open as far as Peltier Bridge Campground ONLY until further notice for public safety due to the Carr Fire.

Mule Town Road

Open

Only four-wheel drive vehicles are recommended for this unpaved dirt road. This is a county-maintained road.

Brandy Creek Boat Launch

Open

Access to this area is subject to weather related closures. Kennedy Memorial Drive may be closed at the dam during winter storms.

Whiskey Creek Boat Launch

Open

Open year round

Oak Bottom Boat Launch

Seasonal Closure

Closed until spring due to low water level

Last updated: January 8, 2020

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Whiskeytown , CA 96095

Phone:

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