Blue Gravel Trail is a 4.4 mile out and back trail located near Redding, California that features beautiful wild flowers. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and road biking. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
This trail travels through a canyon near a seasonal creek and the old Blue Gravel Mine, once a gold mine in the area operated by the city. Relics from this era are still visible from the trail. Much of the trail offers trees and shade. The trail is especially beautiful in the springtime when wildflowers and butterflies abound. Trail connects to the Holiday Market shopping center which includes restaurants and other services.