Whiskey Creek Group Picnic Area (Whiskeytown NRA)

Whiskeytown, CA
National Campground
  • Group


Whiskey Creek Group Picnic Area is located on the northeastern shore of Whiskeytown Lake in the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, just 14 miles west of Redding, California and three hours north of Sacramento. The Lake offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities for visitors year-round, including kayaking, sailing, fishing, swimming and water skiing. Park hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Drinking water and electricity are not provided Site G01 is located adjacent to the beach and next to the parking area; Sites G02 and G03 are located up the hill All groups with reservations must share the beach area All vehicles are required to display a park use pass Alcoholic beverages and smoking are prohibited Pets are not allowed Gate to area should be open on your arrival. Call 530-242-3431 if gate has not been opened. Personal watercraft is prohibited on Whiskeytown Lake Area lacks shade and temperature regularly climbs over 100 degrees in the summer; Portable shade structures are recommended Check the park website ( www.nps.gov/whis ) or stop in at the visitor center for a complete list of all regulations. Don't Move Firewood: Help protect our forests! Prevent the spread of tree-killing pests by obtaining firewood at or near your destination and burning it on-site. Moving firewood is illegal in some states. Visit dontmovefirewood.org to learn more.


  • BBQ
  • Boat Launch
  • Fire Pit
  • Picnic Table
  • Restrooms

Whiskey Creek Group Picnic Area (Whiskeytown NRA)


PO Box 188, Whiskeytown, California, 96095