Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Whiskeytown
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  • We needed something fun to close to Redding on a Saturday afternoon. The tour was well attended by gold panning enthusiasts. First we toured the interior of the Camden House then walked past the farm ...  more »
  • Stop here on our way during exploration of Shasta area. Enjoy the mountain drive with surprising to find this place. Good for weekend getaway, or hiking. Prepare your camera, always to stop for good p...  more »
  • When I went in the summer by wildfires and had a smell of smoke. Really was going to explore the trail slowly up the short trail walking and called it as soon as possible.
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  • Beautiful lake and surrounding mountains. Crystal clear water and always cold. Nice picnic areas along with swimming areas. Brandy creek is a must see while in the area.
  • Clean, Pretty , and overall well taken care of. Fun to visit. Hiking kayaking swimming boating you name it.
  • Amazing views - town was flooded to build dam and apparently can scuba dive to see ruins. View is world class
  • Beautiful lake and parks. Came here 3 times in one week because it's so calm, clear and enjoyable for the family. Clean amenities and easy access, particularly to Brandy Creek beach. Has anyone noticed that the sand in the lake SHINES!?!
  • Whiskeytown Lake’s beautiful crystal-clear waters, surrounded by mountain peaks, are perhaps the most prominent feature of the park. However, water-based recreation is only a small part of what the park has to offer. The 39,000 acres surrounding the lake hold four waterfalls, pristine mountain creeks, 70 miles of trails, and opportunities to explore the history of the California Gold Rush.