The lake offers boating, waterskiing, sailing, kayaking and canoeing. With 36 miles of shoreline and a full pool in the summer the reservoir provides excellent water recreation in a beautiful mountain setting. All federal and state boating regulations apply. Fishing is permitted from a boat or the shore. A California fishing license is required.
Note: Personal watercraft (PWC) such as jet skis, are prohibited on Whiskeytown Lake.