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There is no better way to explore the Shasta region then through the lens of a dog more

Nov 12, 2017 6:54 AM Blog

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Learn more about the 10 must-see local destinations in the Shasta Cascade region more

Oct 10, 2017 11:59 AM Outdoors 4 Comments

The full moon is coming on September 6th more

Sep 2, 2017 9:18 AM

The park consists of 39,000 acres and has nearly 70 miles of trails surrounding the lake laced with streams and crystal-clear springs tumbling off Shasta Bally more

Aug 9, 2017 10:32 AM

Breaking news: It's summer in NorCal and it't HOT. So go cool off at Whiskeytown Lake! more

Aug 8, 2017 4:06 PM

This memory certainly stands as a significant chapter in NorCal history more

Jul 25, 2017 9:07 AM History

Whiskeytown National Recreation Area has a ton of free activities provided to visitors by the National Parks Service, but the best one might be the ranger-led kayak tours. more

Jul 20, 2017 11:39 AM Outdoors

Finding ways to cope with the heat is just a part of life in NorCal, so stay cool this summer by taking a dip in one of these seven swimming holes. more

Jul 17, 2017 8:07 AM Outdoors 1 Comments

Fall is in full-swing which means you're ready to pop-up your tents, put on your mosquito repellent and sleep under the stars more

Jul 12, 2017 2:45 PM Outdoors

Fourth graders and their families are eligible for free access to public lands and waters nationwide. more

Jun 30, 2017 8:28 AM Blog

Here are some of our favorite hangouts for getting into some water and out of the heat more

Jun 21, 2017 5:11 PM Outdoors

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All 118 national parks will provide free admission on April 15-16 and 22-23 more

Apr 12, 2017 5:14 AM

The stormy weather broke just long enough for us to take a hike to Boulder Creek Falls. This is the one waterfall of Whiskeytown I had not been to, and I wasn’t about to wait until spring or summer to try it. more

Feb 23, 2017 9:47 AM Outdoors 1 Comments

The crazy NorCal storm of 2017 has hit the first week of the New Year more

Jan 4, 2017 8:22 AM Blog 1 Comments

For anyone who would like to have their Instagram photography featured, use #activenorcal and we'll give it a look! more

Dec 15, 2016 12:52 PM Blog

We are going to explore the history and development of NorCal over the past 32 years with Google Timelapse more

Dec 12, 2016 12:29 PM

While each of the past three months have seen super moons, November's full moon will be the biggest and closest to the Earth since 1948 more

Nov 1, 2016 5:52 PM Outdoors

This fun and family-friendly event will feature the tasting of rare heirloom apple varieties, an apple dessert bake-off contest between local vendors, games for all ages, and light refreshments provided by the Friends of Whiskeytown. more

Sep 6, 2016 9:49 AM

Mill Creek Trail is known for its numerous creek crossings more

Mar 18, 2016 10:55 AM Outdoors