Donations and Projects

Due to the Carr fire, all public donations will be directed to rebuilding the park, unless otherwise stated. All progress will be updated here.

Fundraisers, donations from the public, and grants are the Friends of Whiskeytown’s sole support. The Friends uses these funds to improve the recreational enjoyment of visitors to Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. All donations are tax-deductible under IRS 501(c)3 Not for Profit tax code, as permitted by law.

Most recently your support, and grants received have contributed directly to the following programs and initiatives:

Purchase of a kayak and paddle board fleets
Improved safety for hikers at Boulder Creek and at the Whiskeytown Falls lower bridge with the installation of new bridges
Funding of Student Conservation Association paticipants for eight weeks, working on a crew of student interns repairing Kanaka trails and installing the Boulder Creek Bridge;
Purchase of a kayak shed and site preparation materials at Oak Bottom Marina for the new kayak fleet
Planning and funding assistance, and volunteers at the following annual events:
Sending students to camp
Pick Up Lake Litter Day  (September)

Old Time Holiday Wreath Making Event at Camden House (December)

Harvest Festival (September or October)

  • Refreshments for the NPS’s Park Volunteer Appreciation Evening, attended by 130 volunteers.
  • Sponsored the “Whiskeytown Webcam,” bringing real time images of Whiskeytown Lake to computer screens around the world!

Please consider making a tax deductible donation to the Friends of Whiskeytown. Your generosity will ensure the continuation of these programs.

Checks may be mailed to Friends of Whiskeytown, P.O. Box 2, Whiskeytown, CA 96095, or make your donation through PayPal.

Thank you for your support!