Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Whiskeytown

4.2
#260 of 403 in Nature in California
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is located in Whiskeytown. Plan to visit Whiskeytown National Recreation Area and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Whiskeytown attractions using our Whiskeytown online day trip planner .
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  • It is a super nice landscape around this Lake, just today with cloudless blue skies. You need a "ticket" for the recreation area, so the Street South of the Lake. I do not know where and how you can get that, We have borrowed one of friends; Checks happen rarely. On the Brandy Creek beach you can swim. The deer are very trusting, stuck the head almost in the car (see photo), probably because they have been fed by humans. You can take also the gravel road south of the Lake, so you can go around the Lake, provided suitable weather and adapted driving style.
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  • I went through this area this week. This is a beautiful and restful area of California. The mountains are high and are covered with evergreen trees. The drivers are courteous and safe on the curving r...  more »
  • Whiskeytown was beautiful. It is rich in natural beauty and gold rush history! A great place for couples or families to spend a day or two. The lake is breathtaking.  more »
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  • WARNING:BULL SHARKS ARE INFESTED IN THIS LAKE!!!!!!! DO NOT GO HERE!!!! THIS IS NOT A JOKE. IF YOU ARE A FISHER MAN A LADY WILL GIVE $3000 REWARD FOR EACH BULL SHARK KILLED!!! IT KILLED HER DOG. THIS IS DEVASTATING AND SHOULD BE IMMEDIATELY TOOKEN CARE OF BY FISH AND GAME!!!! OUR ANIMALS AND CHILDREN ARE NOT FACE.
  • One of the reasons I love this area! This lake is awesome and so people friendly. Tons of trails through the park will take to wondrous views or one of several famous waterfalls in the parks. Lake is great for fishing, paddling, swimming with lots of shoreline to explore. Bald eagles, deer, and bear can often be seen. Beautiful lake!
  • Great mountain biking
  • Trails can be difficult to follow occasionally but overall a great place

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