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Address: Shasta Dam Blvd, Redding, CA
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Great trail but again the homeless love to camp out there. Just be careful when visiting. Lock up car, and don't leave anything in plain view in your car when visiting.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Redding, California
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Redding, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Great trail but again the homeless love to camp out there. Just be careful when visiting. Lock up car, and don't leave anything in plain view in your car when visiting.

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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45 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

we ride from the Sundial Bridge to Shasta Dam campground. no cars, no automobile noises, just beautiful scenery and a bit challenging ride. there is one segment with several fairly steep hills (including heart rate hill !!). all worth it. pack a lunch and enjoy the day - 16 miles one way or ride from either end for the desired... More 

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maysville ky
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9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This trail starts in a park,goes past a subdivision and then into the wilds. It works it's way up river, then down river and finally back to the park, you can walk as far as you want from a few feet to several miles. Always something of interest to see at every turn.

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Redding, California, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My family and I use the River Trail weekly. My daughter and I like to run it on the weekends. It has a very beautiful 5.5 mile loop that we run but you can pick whatever distance you want. It runs into the Rail Trail that is a really beautiful paved trail that runs all the way up to Shasta... More 

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Northern California
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10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The rail trail is a nice level trail along the Sacramento River between Keswick Lake and Shasta Dam. Following an old rail bed, the trail offers the added bonus of passage through an old rail tunnel. The trail can be reached by car at the Keswick boat launch or as part of a longer ride beginning with the Sacramento River... More 

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Redding
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We just returned from a nice walk with our dog Gracie. We usually enter via the Sundial Bridge, which we did again today. An alternative for us is to park in the Elks Lodge parking lot, which has more hill-like grades. In either case it is always a beautify ride or walk. The river view and greenery are always a... More 

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Redding, California
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14 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The river trails system goes for miles and miles around the Sacramento river, all the way to the dams. Thats a fair hike or ride on a bike. The best part is it can be done in chunks, with loops trails and such to get in a hike in Nature and spend however much time you have available. Cool in... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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136 reviews 136 reviews
36 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

The Sacramento Rail Trail is peaceful and relaxing, whether you walk or ride it. And it is easy for kids and adults alike.

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Victoria, Canada
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241 reviews 241 reviews
105 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

We got the map of bike trails for Redding ... let me say that they have a LOT of bike trails ... Kudos to you Redding! However ... you might want to re-think the 'easy' designation of this trail. Easy can be a subjective term. My husband is a fairly active 55 year old dirt bike rider and did find... More 

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Obrien, CA
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48 reviews 48 reviews
5 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

The Sacramento River Trails is one of the true highlights of Redding. The trail is immaculately maintained and runs along the Sacramento River for several miles. Great place to walk, run or bike and enjoy the fabulous scenery. We love riding our bikes over the Sundial Bridges and all along this great trail

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