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Sundial Bridge

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Address: Turtle Bay Exploration Park, Redding, CA
Phone Number: 18008878532
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Scheduled for completion in Summer 2004, this unusually designed...

Scheduled for completion in Summer 2004, this unusually designed bridge, functioning as a sundial at one end and conveying a sense of weightlessness, connects the north and south campuses of Turtle Bay Exploration Park.

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Make the transition, cross the bridge

It's your time to get to a new season, go cross the bridge and walk the trails. You will be glad you did. Visit with folks along the way and enjoy the park.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Redding, California
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Redding, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's your time to get to a new season, go cross the bridge and walk the trails. You will be glad you did. Visit with folks along the way and enjoy the park.

Thank InternationalCare
Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While on a recent trip to Redding, the hotel staff suggested we take time to see the Sundial Bridge at night. What a beautiful walk! If you are in the area, this is a must see.

Thank lisaluhoo
San Rafael, California
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful design and the surrounding park/museum make a great civic space and gathering center. Good for locals and interesting for visitors.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

That's an interesting bridge and quite stands out in the middle of Californian emptiness, but overall it's not uber impressive, especially if you seen other bridges like this.

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Stockton, CA
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've meant to at least stop on our way through Redding to see the Sundial Bridge but that never quite happened. So we decided to use Redding as a destination. The Bridge is amazing to see. The Arboretum is well worth the time to walk through on the way to the Bridge and I would recommend parking on the arboretum... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked over the bridge and area twice while visiting the area. It really is a nice walking path, but best of all the Sundial bridge is very pretty to look at!!

Thank Sandy G
Redding, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sundial Bridge and surrounding park is a great place to walk. The Sacramento River rolls under the bridge, with great views in both directions. Several different kinds of birds are always in the area, including Bald eagles. Take time to walk the trails, take your binoculars, and enjoy the sights!

Thank SBunny
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the view. Great little shop with coffee shop. Bikers seemed to love the trails and there were several fishing boats around the bridge. Great attraction.

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were on a schedule with a long trip ahead of us and really didn't have the time to stop for more than 20 or so minutes...but we ended up staying 1 1/2 hours strolling through the various gardens. The Sundial Bridge over the Sacramento River is an architectural beauty. Our short visit was one of the... More 

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Isle of Arran, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great spot for outdoor activities with finely kept gardens and amazing views. Spring and fall are the best time to visit to avoid the crowds and also the incredible heat.

Thank Mikie M

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