Alerts & Conditions

Alerts

Park Closure

  • Alert 1 , Severity ,closure ,, Partial closure due to Carr Fire Crystal Creek Rd, the Tower House Historic District, and all points on the south side of the lake from Whiskeytown Dam to Carr Powerhouse remain closed. Please check Current Conditions for road openings and Things to Do / Hiking for open trails.
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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, the visitor center, East Beach, and Whiskey Creek boat launch and picnic area, and Oak Bottom Beach and Marina, as well as some roads have reopened, but all other areas of the park remain closed until further notice as areas are assessed or repaired. See below for updates on road conditions.

Road

Status

Details

Highway 299

Open

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

John F. Kennedy Memorial Drive

Open from visitor center to Whiskeytown Dam

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

Whiskey Creek Road

Open

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

Paige Bar Road

Paved portion Open
Unpaved portion closed due to flood damage

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

Crystal Creek Road

Closed

Closed at Highway 299 until further notice for public safety due to the Carr Fire.

South Shore Drive

Closed

Closed at Dry Creek Group Camp and at Carr Powerhouse until further notice for public safety due to the Carr Fire.

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

Closed

Closed 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.

Last updated: March 27, 2019

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 188
Whiskeytown , CA 96095

Phone:

(530) 242-3400

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