Whiskeytown Recreation Area:
Oak Bottom Campground
Carr Fire 2018: some portions of this lake, shore, roads and trails may be closed due to the recent wildfire
The large, level, paved campground is right on the north shore of Whiskeytown Lake, on Hwy 299 – E of Redding CA
101 walk-in campsites
22 RV sites
- hiking trails
- mountain biking trails
Group Camping can be reserved at
Whiskey Creek Group Picnic Area
3 group camping sites with excellent views of the lake and mountains, on the northeastern shore of Whiskeytown Lake.
And by golly, there is another
OAK BOTTOM CAMP in Northern California,
way over west near Marble Mountain Wilderness
Salmon River @ Somes Bar:
Oak Bottom Campground NFS
No electricity, water or sewer hookups
Six Rivers National Forest – Oak Bottom Campground loops around a forested hillside with large trees providing ample shading for multiple sites within the campground. A variety of wildlife makes its home in the area.
Located off the main highway, on a side road, with the epic Salmon River! This NFS campground is popular with whitewater enthusiasts in the spring. Rafters, kayakers. Many challenging rapids ranging from Class 3 to 5 are available. Swimming is also popular in the summer and numerous river access areas are a short drive or walk from the campground.