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Sacramento River Trail

Hilltop Drive and River Bend Road, Redding, CA
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Ranked #1 of 12 Activities in Redding
Type: Biking Trails, Trails, Sports
Activities: Hiking, Biking
Owner description: Designated as a National Recreation Trail by the U.S. National Park Service, this scenic trail...
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Type: Biking Trails, Trails, Sports
Activities: Hiking, Biking
Owner description: 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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Vancouver, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

went for a ride on both sides of the river - very nicely done and maintained in the middle of the city. the only drawback was some "sketchy" characters and activities going on in the late-afternoon. would recommend to go earlier in the day and keep very alert at all times

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Denver, North Carolina, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Wow.....what an awesome trail. I just moved to a beautiful condo that is right near the trail. Its a bit strenuous but I go slow !!

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Gorges, Normandy
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Although most of it is paved and I prefer dirt, I love this trail. The major trail is a 11 mile loop along the Sacramento River and extending up to the fabulous Calatrava Sundial Bridge. From there are shorter loops including the Arboretum loop through grassy woodland, a secondary loop by the Turtle Bay pond which is a major birding... More 

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Cottonwood
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Sacramento River Trail system is a beautiful example of country in the middle of the city. Now probably 10 miles of paved trails on both side of the river. Wonderful for strolling or running, biking, skating, or walking your dog. Everytime I have visitors we make a point of taking them to the river trail and the Sundial Bridge.... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The river trail has it all. World class Sundial Bridge, miles of biking/walking trails, flat trails, steep trails...truly a wonderful place to enjoy the beauty that Redding has to offer. New signs help you to choose your path, and go as little or as far as you want. Don't miss it!

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Shasta Lake, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I've seen this trail in every season. It is particularly beautiful in the spring and fall. You can walk for miles on this trail but be advised if you walk far enough cell phone reception can be bad. It is picturesque but women should not walk alone. Please do your research on crime data for the area and prepare yourself... More 

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Mesa
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109 reviews 109 reviews
15 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Beautiful well-maintained trail following the Sacramento River, with periodic restrooms. Not just a straight line and flat like some rails-to-trails, yet has enough incline to be interesting but not overwhelming. Includes a “roller coaster” section in one area.

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Redding, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Sac River Trail is a world-class trail worthy of a stop if you are going down I5. This trail really has it all. Starting at Turtle Bay museum there are many wonderful factors to help start you out. First the museum itself has a snack and gift shop with a Pete's Coffee bar with everything coffee. Then there is... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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97 reviews 97 reviews
18 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We rode the trail two days in a row while in Redding. It's well-maintained and provides beautiful views of the river, hills, and bridges. Great way to get the heart pumping on a nice day!

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Redding, CA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Redding's best attraction is the Sacramento River Trail. However, with 52 do-gooder agencies serving the criminals, transients & homeless, RPD can't keep up. RPD is asking for the public's help to identify a man wanted in connection with an assault on the Sacramento River Trail Saturday afternoon. Investigators said an unknown man attacked 53-year-old Ronald Poli, of Palo Cedro, on... More 

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