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Best trails in Redding

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Looking for a great trail near Redding, California? AllTrails has 35 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. You'll also find some great local park options, like Caldwell Park or Turtle Bay Exploration Park North. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 21 easy trails in Redding ranging from 0.8 to 10.8 miles and from 446 to 1,614 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Redding
Top trails (35)
#1 - Flanagan and Chamise Peak Trail
Redding, California
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 2 h 12 m
If you want a 360 degree view of all things Shasta (Shasta Dam, Shasta Lake, Mount Shasta and City of Shasta Lake), look no further. This highest spot atop the mountainous spine separating Keswick ReShow more
#2 - Sacramento River Trail
Caldwell Park
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 2 h 19 m
It has been reported (3/26/20) that a bridge on the south side of the river is currently blocked off due to construction. Show more
#3 - Hornbeck Trail and Lower Sacramento Ditch Trail
Redding, California
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 2 h 26 m
Follow part of the path of the "Old Diggings" or Quartz Hill Railroad. The long abandoned narrow gauge railroad was a critical feature that once supplied quartz to area copper smelters. Traverse the Show more
#4 - Arboretum Perimeter Trail
Turtle Bay Exploration Park North
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 40 m
The paved perimeter trail circles The McConnell Arboretum's 200 acres of oak savanna, riparian forest, and wetlands with birds, turtles, and other wildlife. Restrooms, drinking fountains, cafe, picinShow more
#5 - Hilltop Trail Head to Sundial Bridge
Redding, California
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 59 m
Hilltop Trail Head to Sundial Bridge is a 2.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Redding, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The Show more
#6 - Salt Creek Trail
Redding, California
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 20 m
Narrow path paralleling the creek for most of the hike. There are three footbridges and the water is easily accessible if you're hiking in the hot summer.Show more
#7 - Churn Creek Trails
Redding, California
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 34 m
Quiet, serene paths among beautiful oak trees. Trails are mostly shaded. Trails link to Lema Ranch trials, however, dogs and bicycles are only allowed on the gravel Churn Creek Trails. Some of the traShow more
#8 - Leah's Loop and Secluded Loop
Lema Ranch
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 50 m
Quiet, serene paths among ponds, birds and water fowl, a persimmon orchard, and views of mountain ranges. Perfect for walkers and runners but no pets, bicycles, or skateboards allowed. Picnic tables aShow more
#9 - Wintu Loop
Redding, California
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 36 m
A nice loop trail in a Swasey area. From the picnic area high on the ridge you have great views of Lassen Peak and Mount Shasta. On a clear day you might see Sutter Buttes.Show more
#10 - Sundial Bridge to Shasta Dam
Redding, California
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Length: 38.2 mi • Est. Multi-day
Note: As of May 2019, River Trail South is CLOSED (the beginning of this trail). All other trails in the area are open. Start this trail at the Sacramento River Rail Trail at Keswick Dam Road. The trShow more
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