Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area


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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
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Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
 (table).

Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area

Address:PO Box 188
Whiskeytown, CA 96095

Phone:530-242-3400
Fax:530-246-5154
Web: www.nps.gov/whis/
Size: 42,503 acres.
Established: Authorized on November 8, 1965; established on October 21, 1972. Of the three parts of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area, the Whiskeytown Unit is the only unit administered by the National Park Service. The Shasta and Trinity units are administered by the Forest Service.
Location:The Whiskeytown Unit of the national recreation area is on CA 299 off I-5 near Redding, California.
Facilities:Campgrounds (é), picnic area, rest rooms (é), groceries, restaurant/snacks, boat rental, boat ramp, bathhouse, visitor center (é), self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Camping, hiking, horseback riding, bicycling, swimming, boating, canoeing, water-skiing, scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing, hunting, gold panning (recreational), interpretive programs.
Special Features:Whiskeytown Unit, with its mountainous backcountry and large reservoir, provides a multitude of outdoor recreation opportunities as well as remains of buildings built during the Gold Rush. Whiskeytown Lake provides 36 miles of shoreline and 3,200 surface acres for recreation.

See other parks in California.