Upper Sacramento Ditch Trail is a 16.8 mile out and back trail located near Redding, CA that features a river. The trail is rated as moderate offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
The trail was rediscovered and redeveloped by local historian Chuck Hornbeck, community volunteers, and BLM. The trail follows the path of a historic mining railroad on the east side of the Sacramento River. It features gentle grades suitable for all age groups. The rail line was used in the early 1900's to haul quartz used as flux for nearby copper smelting at Kennett (now under Shasta Lake).