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Sundial Bridge

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Address: Turtle Bay Exploration Park, Redding, CA
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Scheduled for completion in Summer 2004, this unusually designed bridge,...

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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Guided Fishing Trip on the Sacramento River from Redding
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If you are feeling the rainy season blues, get out and do the Sundial Bridge and park. It has great trails, for walking, biking, rollerblading, strollering. Besides the bridge... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Moncton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are feeling the rainy season blues, get out and do the Sundial Bridge and park. It has great trails, for walking, biking, rollerblading, strollering. Besides the bridge, it has an interesting floral park, turtle pond, museum and much more for young and old!

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Cupertino, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Walking over the Sacramento River was great! There was a guided fishing boat on the water. Lots of geese and ducks around! They have some great hiking trails to enjoy!

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Sweet Home, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This bridge is well worth the time to see it and walk across it. There are some nice, easy trails (I did not have time to explore all of them) across the river, and neat sculptures and landscaping. I stopped in summer, so it was warm, carry water. Nice break, interesting and there is more to see at the exploratorium,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The architect Santiago Calatrava knows how to design amazing structures and this is no exception. Every detail, from the grand needle thrusting into the sky to the curve of the railing at the ends of the bridge, shows attention to beauty, form and function. Make sure to cross the bridge and go past it on the other side to get... More 

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Carrollton, Georgia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a beautiful day lots of families out with their dogs Everyone was at the river observing the water rising at the Sundail bridge .One thing was for sure the coffee shop and gift store at the bridge by observation was really great with the handicapped in motor wheelchairs there was a lady making a purchase in the aisles... More 

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Belmont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful pedestrian bridge with glass floor by renown architect Santiago Calatrava that spans the Sacramento River and can give you the time the old fashion way. It takes you to a botanical garden and nice walking trail by the river. There is also the Turtle Bay Museum which is worth visiting, especially with kids.

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Palo Cedro, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

People come from all over the world to see the amazing bridge. Truly and work of art by the famous artist, architect and engineer, Santiago Calatrava, that is a working sundial. It sits over the Sacramento River leading to trails that wonder along the Sacramento River, and after crossing it to the north, it leads to the water edge where... More 

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Shingletown
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far a great place to see,walk,and ride your bike on. Several trails and the river views. Enjoy the scenery. Bring water and get refreshments at the turtle bay shop.

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West Linn
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's not a ton to do in Redding itself, but the Sundial Bridge and park area is nice and free. Worth your time on a sunny day.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's exactly what it says it is. Free and a cool thing to see. The gardens are nice to walk through! Pretty view

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