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Sundial Bridge

Turtle Bay Exploration Park, Redding, CA
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Ranked #3 of 19 Attractions in Redding
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bridges
Owner description: Scheduled for completion in Summer 2004, this unusually designed bridge, functioning as a sundial at one end and conveying a sense of weightlessness,... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

A night visit in the heat of summer is a refreshing experience. The lights on this swinging bridge are beautifule.

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

An interesting walking / biking bridge that is also a massive sun dial. Includes a gift shop and museum next to the bridge. Mostly traveled by locals, a few tourists and an ccassional bus tour.

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

It is a great walk and beautiful view of the river! I recommend walking through the botanical gardens as well because it's great excorcise and worth learning about all the different trees and plants.

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San Francisco, California
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8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Great view of the bridge glass opaque floors. In the morning lots of runners and walker on the bridge. Great outdoor place to be with lot of people making good use of the bridge. Evening walks was the best with blue and green lights on the opaque glass floor great way to cool down near the river and great view... More

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Fresno, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Redding is a Quiet city .... The Sundial bridge was a Beautiful walking Bridge, people Kayaking below.. a must see, we were there on Sunday and it was serene and very pleasant ... there is a museum and a coffee/ café.... peaceful.. I enjoyed the area very much..

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Redding, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I live in the area, but come there in the evening to just walk the bridge and go down to the river. A great place for families and their pets to get outdoors.

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San Francisco
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I originally thought you had to pay to walk across the bridge but that may have just been to see the exhibits inside the building, which I didn't enter. Redding is hot in August so we didn't spend too much time at the Bridge but it was a nice stop before hitting the road. The cobwebs under the bridge were... More

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San Francisco, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I was ready to be underwhelmed by the Sundial Bridge. Redding has always struck as a jumping off spot to lots of outdoor adventure, but pretty boring itself. Not sure my opinion has changed that much; HOWEVER, the Sundial Bridge is actually way cool. The Redding City Fathers (& Mothers) and the City Council really did something special in building... More

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Reno, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Beautiful bridge...but covered in huge spiders and it's frickin' hot in the day this time of year. Go at sunset or early morning.

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Vermilion, Canada
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97 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This is such a great bridge - very unique. You can see it from a long ways away, so you know where it is located. It has a big parking lot. It is a little walk from the parking lot. It has benches at both ends. It was evening, so we even got to check out the sunset over the... More

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