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Sundial Bridge

Turtle Bay Exploration Park, Redding, CA
+1 800-887-8532
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Guided Fishing Trip on the Sacramento River from Redding
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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.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sacramento river” (270 reviews)
“turtle bay” (103 reviews)
“nice walk” (39 reviews)
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Turtle Bay Exploration Park, Redding, CA
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+1 800-887-8532
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"sacramento river"
in 270 reviews
"turtle bay"
in 103 reviews
"nice walk"
in 39 reviews
"lit up at night"
in 12 reviews
"summer solstice"
in 12 reviews
"glass deck"
in 12 reviews
"santiago calatrava"
in 21 reviews
"one of a kind"
in 14 reviews
"botanical gardens"
in 33 reviews
"walking trails"
in 23 reviews
"sun dial"
in 14 reviews
"nice area"
in 12 reviews
"gift shop"
in 25 reviews
"salmon"
in 20 reviews
"shasta dam"
in 13 reviews
"architecture"
in 66 reviews
"shadow"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is my absolute favorite place to take my toddler on a walk. We live the garden area. Has a nice little play area for kids and a cute pond with fish. A must visit when you come to Redding!

Thank Veronica D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

would recommend to anyone and everyone, the architecture is phenomenal and the environment is very nice

Thank David B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very leisure atmosphere and you can go at your own pace. Since I am a little unsure on my feet no one pushed me or complained of my slow pace. We went to the Sundial which is very tall! We arrived at 5 pm and...More

Thank Shelia S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pictures don't do this bridge any justice. It is just the right size for a quick stroll across and see the arboretum and gardens.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is quite an unusual bridge architecturally. Interesting place to view the river and people watch. Probably busy during the summer.

Thank Bill J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I checked on trip advisor for a quick stop off near Redding CA to get out and stretch our legs. The great reviews are right on! It was a really neat park and would have loved to be in less of a hurry and actually...More

Thank Z7649YGstevee
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was far from Sacramento, still doable in one day. Nice journey by I-5 north, rural scenic beauty. The river is scenic and the arboretum great

Thank sacgirl2015
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The bridge itself is very pretty, and located just off the parking lot by Turtle bay and the hotel. It’s not as big or as long as I thought, so it was a nice walk across. We explored Turtle Bay Exploration Park, the bridge, and...More

Thank JoyNCH
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked across the bridge just as the sun was setting. The lights beneath our feel were really cool!

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

When we had our motorhome being serviced, we spent a lovely day at the Sundial Bridge and Turtle Bay museum.

Thank Kirk S
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imagehoundtaz
5 August 2017|
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Response from maxona | Reviewed this property |
Assuming you have a picture of your dog on the bridge, go to the section on Trip Advisor where you can review the Sundial Bridge and you can download a picture from your computer/phone. You will see towards the bottom of the... More
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scoooop
5 August 2017|
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Response from jaymer37 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I saw people walking their dogs. However, be aware that Redding gets very hot! The glass-top bridge temperatures are too hot for dogs feet. (Think of what it would be like to walk barefoot on a hot stove!!!) Please do... More
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jeannebeaver
9 May 2017|
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Response from Jon L | Reviewed this property |
Travel Lodge, you get a voucher for a free breakfast at Lumberjacks, can not be beat, for a working persons budget. Clean and well kept place.
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