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Address: Shasta Dam Blvd, Redding, CA

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Walk, ride, or being pushed in a stroller are ways to enjoy our Beautiful Redding. The Sacramento river trail is beautiful and different places are just serene. If you are going... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2016
Tonya D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Walk, ride, or being pushed in a stroller are ways to enjoy our Beautiful Redding. The Sacramento river trail is beautiful and different places are just serene. If you are going to run alone-take a dog....I love Redding and the Sacramento trail.

Thank Tonya D
San Francisco Bay Area
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

We were so glad we stopped here to bike. The trail was perfect with sun and shade along the way. It can be used by young and old.

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Redding, CA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

An elderly woman was beaten & attacked on the Sacramento River Trail in the morning on June 11, 2016. On June 8, 2016, another hiker was held up at gunpoint in the daytime on another local trail. Redding is not safe anymore. Do not use the trails alone. If you decide to come, bring weapons. Sad but true. Leave nothing... More 

3 Thank Patti A
Redding, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Redding is hot in June but I guarantee that the portions of this trail close to the Sacramento River are lovely and cool. Excellent for running. Lots of peripheral single track for mountain biking. Lots of wild life. Watch out for rattle snakes in the summer.

Thank sevendragon
Redding, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I so love riding, sometimes walking, this section of the river trail. Most of it parallels the river and it is so beautiful and peaceful. We are so lucky to have this here in Redding and so easily accessible!

Thank BarbJC
Chico, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We love biking this trail. It goes for about 16-17 miles from Turtle Bay, ending up atop Shasta Dam if you're up for the climb. The first stretch of the trail is easy and shady, paved and gently rolling. I've taken my mom on a bike ride here (she's in her late 60's and not much of a bike rider)... More 

Thank angm11
Redding, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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.

2 Thank Nancy K
Grants Pass, Oregon
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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 

1 Thank Suz1884
maysville ky
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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.

1 Thank glenn9
Redding, California, United States
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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 

2 Thank Brian M

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