Whiskeytown National Recreation Area’s 50th Anniversary Event

Greetings from Whiskeytown! This weekend is a FREE event at Brandy Creek Beach, “Symphony on the Beach!” This starts at 7:00 p.m. with the dedication of the Stephen Mather plaque (First Director of the National Park Service, 1916-1929). Then we… Continue Reading

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

Summer Ranger-led Activities at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area

Whiskeytown offers a variety of free, family friendly activities throughout the summer.  From kayaking to stargazing, there is something for everyone!  Programs begin June 13 and run through Labor Day weekend.  Reservations are required for the park kayak programs and… Continue Reading