Operating Hours & Seasons

Many areas of Whiskeytown National Recreation Area are closed until further notice for public safety due to the recent Carr Fire. Find information about current closures conditions.

The visitor center offers exhibits about the history and development of the Whiskeytown area. Visitors may also inquire about gold panning. Learn about campgrounds and purchase visitor passes while at the visitor center. Books, maps and postcards may also be purchased at the visitor center bookstore, operated by Western National Parks Association.

Location & Address

Whiskeytown National Recreation Area Visitor Center
Highway 299 & J.F. Kennedy Memorial Drive

P.O. Box 188
Whiskeytown, CA 96095


(530) 246-1225


Follow this link for current information on the Visitors Center Hours
Park Headquarters business offices are open weekdays from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Reopened areas of the park are open year-round, 24 hours a day.

Last updated: June 26, 2020

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 188
Whiskeytown, CA 96095


530 242-3400

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