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This Whiskeytown Ranger led hike is themed Saving the Salmon. Hike will be on the Guardian Rock Trail, Saturday, July 2, 9am. It's a 2 mile roundtrip hike starting and ending at Horse Camp on Paige Bar Road, learn the importance of Chinook salmon and explore how the park is restoring habitat on Lower Clear Creek. This lesser known trail of Whiskeytown is moderate and the hike involves a couple of steep sections, including a short scramble down to the stream. Park pass required.
More about the hike at: https://www.nps.gov/whis/planyourvisit/guardian-rock.htm
Davis Gulch Trail Hike: Join Whiskeytown Rangers on this 2 mile roundtrip hike and learn all about water at Whiskeytown. See how water has impacted park history and the environment. Meet at the Davis Gulch Trailhead at Brandy Creek Beach for this moderate hike. Park pass required. More information about the hike can be found at https://www.nps.gov/whis/planyourvisit/east-side-trails.htm
Take a hike with a ranger from Whiskeytown along Whiskeytown’s signature water ditch (Crystal Creek) and learn all about this marvel of 1850s engineering. The Crystal Creek Water Ditch Trailhead is located on Crystal Creek Road, just 100 meters up from Highway 299. This is a mostly flat, two mile roundtrip hike.
**** For these hikes, we recommend bringing water, wearing sunscreen, and wearing shoes rather than sandals. Park Pass required. More info about the hike can be found at: https://www.nps.gov/whis/planyourvisit/crystal-creek-water-ditch.htm