Finding of No Significant Impact for Oak Bottom Campground Redesign

Whiskeytown National Recreation Area has announced the approval of the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Expansion and Redesign of the Oak Bottom Campground project. The Regional Director of the Pacific West Region signed the FONSI on October… Continue Reading


A Shared Vision, Spanning Decades: The Redding Area’s Trail System

Back in the 1970s, the only thing resembling a “Sacramento River Trail” in Redding was an old railroad grade on the hillside between the river and some west Redding neighborhoods. Much as today, a thick layer of medium-sized rock covered… Continue Reading

Volunteers Needed to Reach, Repair Kanaka Peak Summit

The National Park Service is looking for volunteers to construct the last 100 yards of new trail to the summit of Kanaka Peak. Teenagers with a parent or guardian and adults are welcomed and should meet at the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area’s Visitor Center at 8 a.m. on Thursday, August 4 … Continue Reading

Shutterbugs, Submit Your ‘Whiskeytown Adventures’

What: Photographers are invited to submit photos of “Whiskeytown Adventures” for an August exhibition

Deadline: August 1, 2011. A reception for the artists will be held August 18, 2011. The exhibition runs Aug. 19 – Oct. 16 at the Whiskeytown Visitor Center.

Awards: $100 and $50 … Continue Reading

Take the Plunge: Whiskeytown’s Waterfall Week Challenge

As part of the larger National Park Week celebration, the 5th annual Waterfall Week celebration begins on Saturday (April 16) at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area and continues through April 24. This special event is also designated as a fee-free period… Continue Reading