ReservationsReservations are not required to enter Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, but are required for camping. You can pay the park entrance fee upon arrival at the visitor center (open year-round except on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day), or online through Recreation.gov.
Oak Bottom camping reservations can be made by calling 1-530-359-2269.
Special Park Use Permits
What types of activities require a special park use permit?
Commercial Use Authorizations:
Guided fishing trips, watercraft rentals, scuba diving classes, photography workshops, etc., require a permit. More…
Commercial Filming and Photography Permits:
Digital or film recording of a visual image or sound recording by a person, business, or other entity for a market audience, such as for a documentary, television or feature film, advertisement, or similar project require a permit.
If a person or object serves as the subject for commercial filming or still photography for the purposes of promoting sales or use of a product or service, a permit is required. More…
Scientific Research Permits:
Last updated: September 21, 2020