Whiskeytown Centennial Symphony on the Beach

Grab your Blanket, Lawn Chair and Floating Candle Luminary! August 20, 2016 7:00 p.m. at Brandy Creek Beach On August 20, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at Brandy Creek Beach, the National Park Service will celebrate its 100 years of service protecting… Continue Reading

Painting Demonstration with Artist-in-Residence Judith Frost

  Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is pleased to announce a plein air painting demonstration by current Artist-in-Residence Judith Frost.  Join Ms. Frost at Brandy Creek Beach and learn to see Whiskeytown in new ways through art.  The demonstration will be… Continue Reading


Whiskeytown Seeks Artist-in-Residence

The National Park Service, in partnership with the Friends of Whiskeytown, is pleased to announce the twelfth year of hosting an Artist-in-Residence program.  The park is seeking established professional Plein Air artists with a history of exhibiting work to apply for… Continue Reading


Recent Board of Supes: Thumbs Up for Whiskeytown Park; Carrots & Sticks for Probationers

It’s a pleasure to be back at the Board of Supervisors after some travelling. Lucky for me, it was a quiet day at the Board on Tuesday. Jim Milestone, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area Park Superintendent, reported on Park activities. The summer schedule… Continue Reading


Public Invited to Saturday Art Demo by David Seibert, Whiskeytown’s Artist in Residence

Whiskeytown National Recreation Area and the Friends of Whiskeytown invite the park visitors for a free art demonstration with artist-in-residence David Seibert on Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Visitor Center. David Seibert is a plein air… Continue Reading

Park Service Hosts Tour of Whiskeytown Cemetery

Join a park ranger on an easy walking tour through Whiskeytown Cemetery on Sunday, September 25 at 2 pm. Step back in time by visiting several gravesites and learn about the individuals and families who settled in the Whiskeytown area… Continue Reading

19th Annual Pick-Up Lake Litter Day at Whiskeytown

Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, the Friends of Whiskeytown, and Forever Resorts are collaborating with local businesses and supporters to help clean up litter around Whiskeytown Lake on Saturday, September 24, 2011. Over the last eighteen years, volunteers have helped to… Continue Reading


Blazing the Trail: North State Riders Played an Early Role in Mountain Biking

The relative newness of mountain biking as a sport might come as a surprise to some. Thirty-plus years ago, the concept of taking a knobby-tired bicycle on dirt trails was just starting to gain ground. A lot of that ground… Continue Reading