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Address: Hilltop Drive and River Bend Road, Redding, CA
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Designated as a National Recreation Trail by the U.S. National Park...

Designated as a National Recreation Trail by the U.S. National Park Service, this scenic trail offers hiking, biking and horseback riding within the boundaries of a lively city.

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Hiking the river trail

A nice work out. Varied views. Easy parking. I felt safe. The walk as a variety of elevations. Bring water! Oh, there are restrooms on the trail - thanks Redding!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Dcn Richard W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice work out. Varied views. Easy parking. I felt safe. The walk as a variety of elevations. Bring water! Oh, there are restrooms on the trail - thanks Redding!

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Thank Dcn Richard W
Redding, United States
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

This trail takes you right along side of the Sacramento River. Hikers are on the trail before daylight. Weekends you all find many visitors. The down side is the attraction of homeless people & persons with dogs., Be streetwise , alert & will enjoy the hike. There are always enough persons on the trail where you will be safe.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Stopped by on a whim, was very impressed. Park is beautiful, clean, and easily accessible with plenty of parking. The paved trail is wide, smooth, and well marked, following the Sacramento River. There are nice shaded benches and picnic tables along the trail. There are numerous clean restrooms along the trail. At the Sundial bridge, there is a museum and... More 

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Thank Jack B
Redding
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Its always a nice and relaxing walk. They could try alittle harder to keep the creepy nasty spiders away from the walking area but other than that no complaints

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Redmond, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

My wife and I spent a night in Redding and we're looking for an early morning walk in a local park. Because we are unfamiliar with the area, we were pleasantly surprised with this wonderful trail along the river.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Great place to enjoy a long or short walk/bike ride! I went here a number of times when I visited Redding, CA. The trail is nice and long, paved, and very comfortable to walk. Great scenery! I went rollerblading on the flat areas, but would not recommend it in the hilly areas, if you aren't good at rollerblading like I... More 

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Folsom, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

A great way to get outdoors and get some exercise. I visit the River Trail every time I visit Redding. Along the entire trail are signs that talk about the wildlife, vegetation and historical sights. Most of the trail is fairly flat, but there are plenty of challenging hills.

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Atlanta, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

We found walking on the Sacramento River Trail a very peaceful trail to walk on!! We enjoyed the sites around the river and the feeling of peace that it offers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

The river trail is amazing as it winds back-and-forth across the river on four different bridges. It actually goes all the way to Shasta dam, and goes as far south as Highway 44. If there was more shade I would give it a five star rating, but the heat of Redding in the summer and the lack of trees in... More 

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Thank Mark N
Redding, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This River Trail is one of the jewels of the north state, a must see for everyone who appreciates nature and her beauty! I actually live here and never tire of this lovely walk---or hike depending on how far you go. One time we walked down from Shasta Dam (about 16 miles), others we walk only a few miles. It... More 

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