Whiskeytown Water Safety Emphasized after Recent Drownings; Near Drownings

In the last week, Whiskeytown Lake experienced two drowning incidents and some near drownings at various locations within the park. Lifeguards at Brandy Creek Beach perform about 25-40 swimmer assists or near drowning rescues each summer season.  That accounts for… Continue Reading

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Man Drowns At Brandy Creek Beach

On Saturday, July 4, 2015, Mr. Eder Gustavo Sanchez-Perez of Modesto, California, drowned while swimming at Brandy Creek Beach in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.  Family members last saw Mr. Sanchez-Perez around 3 p.m. swimming in the vicinity of the Brandy… Continue Reading