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“Swasey Recreation Area offers much to a mountain biker, hiker or runner”

Redding, California
Level 5 Contributor
49 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Swasey Recreation Area offers much to a mountain biker, hiker or runner”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

This trail is located almost directly across the street from an Archery club (a beautiful piece of land itself!). A bathroom and drinking fountain in the parking lot. Several dirt trails to choose from and there is a large sign in the lot that is color-coded to mark each of the trails and their difficulty. Always prepare to be out longer than you expect; bring plenty of water, a snack and protection from the sun. You'll have a great adventure if you plan well!

Visited April 2014
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English first
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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“Great ride!”
Reviewed April 22, 2013

Had an awesome bike ride here along some of the popular trails! Would recommend this park to anyone looking for a great mtb ride in the sun

Visited April 2013
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Oak Run
Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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“Princess Ditch Trail”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

My hiking group has a new favorite in Redding. The Princess Ditch Trail is close to town but has great views, easy walking and a little variety of up and down. We have done from trailhead to trailhead (about 5.5 miles) and also up and back hikes. Great spot for horses too. Good parking and facilities.

Visited February 2013
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Redding, California, United States
Level 5 Contributor
70 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Ready to ride?”
Reviewed November 10, 2012

What a great place to ride if you are an intermediate to advanced mountain biker! Lot's of trails.... The bureau of land management should be commended for providing such a Great place to bike ride in the Redding area!

Visited November 2012
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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
1 review
“Rolling Rolling Rolloing”
Reviewed July 17, 2012

There are so many trials to ride at this park. Coming from Phx it was a treat being able to ride in trees from sun up to sun down. With 40+ mile in the area alone I was able to ride all day and hit 7 different trails. The trail ranged from easy to hard depending on your skill level. Trails are maintained very well and at least during the time that I rode there were alot of riders at the stops but not on the trials itself. This is a great place for long single track with view that were breath taking (being in phx all I see is dirt and rocks). I hope to ride these trails again in the near future.

Visited June 2012
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