Turtle Bay Exploration Park

Attractions in UpState CA

Imagine a reason for every season! The Shasta Cascade region offers exceptional outdoor adventure activities year-round.

Come and experience the vivid display of spring colors in all areas of the Shasta Cascade. Spring also brings some of the best river rafting in the state; try an exciting rafting trip on one of Northern California’s many wild and scenic river, we have the best! Imagine cool clean waters splash against you as you glide through some of California’s most spectacular scenery. 

Summer offers the best of hiking, biking, backpacking, camping, houseboating, swimming, fishing, and much more. If you love kayaking- or if you’re a newcomer- try the free kayak tours offered by the National Park Service at Whiskeytown Lake. 

Fall boasts spectacular colors, so you don’t have to travel to the east coast to see autumn’s beautiful splendor. Meadows are splashed with vivid colors that dazzle year after year in the crisp, cool, mountain air. Whether you’re looking for an outdoor adventure, or just want a great getaway - fall for the Shasta Cascade Region! Winter brings a white wonderland to the Northstate. Cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ice-skating at one of California’s few outdoor rinks, sledding, and snowshoeing in Lassen Volcanic National Park... there’s never a dull moment in the Shasta Cascade Region!

Win-River Resort and Casino

Win-River Resort & Casino is a Native American gaming resort & casino offering the best entertainment, hospitality, latest slots, hottest new table games, live-action poker, high-stake Indian Bingo and some of the most flavorful cuisine in the North State.

Sundial Bridge

The Sundial Bridge at Turtle Bay crosses the Sacramento River in the heart of Redding, California. The bridge lserves as a downtown entrance for Redding’s extensive Sacramento River Trail system. Access to the Sundial Bridge and surrounding river trails are free to the public.

Turtle Bay Exploration Park

Turtle Bay Exploration Park is a 300-acre campus containing educational and entertaining activities that interpret the relationship between humans and nature. The Park tells the stories of the region and its people through a museum and art gallery, wildlife exhibits, forest camp, a year-round aviary, amphitheater, and an arboretum & gardens.

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1699 Hwy. 273
Anderson, CA 96007
530-365-1180
The California Welcome Center is temporarily closed following the COVID-19 guidelines. Located at the south end of Shasta Outlets, the Welcome Center is operated by the Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association. Come in for free maps and brochures, browse great historic and informational exhibits, including our brand new geocaching display, view wild trout in our waterfall pond, take your photo with Joe Tourist, our friendly mascot, or Ed our life-size bronze grizzly bear. Shop in our…
Shasta County
5411
Shasta Cascade Region, CA 96002
UpStateCA Wine & Beer brings you a booming wine and beer culture in UpState California (far Northern California), which covers nearly 20 percent of the entire state. The Shasta Cascade wine country and prospering brewery scene sits in a natural wonderland, already loved by outdoor adventurers who can’t wait to spend time in its mountains, rivers, and lakes. Come to Shasta Cascade for the outdoors, stay and unwind for the wine and beer.  Download the…
Shasta County
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Win-River Resort & Casino
2100 Redding Rancheria Road
Redding, CA 96001
530-243-3377
Win-River Resort & Casino is a Native American gaming resort & casino offering the best entertainment, hospitality, latest slots, hottest new table games, and some of the most flavorful cuisine in the North State. Over 81,000 sq. feet of gaming space, 13 table games, 84 room hotel, gift shop, spa, fitness center, Seasons Restaurant, Creekside Pub & Grill, Overtime Lounge, Event Center and Eagle Room for banquets. 
Shasta County
2048
Sundial Bridge
844 Sundial Bridge
Redding, CA 96001
530-243-8850
Located on the Sacramento River is the Sundial Bridge. Redding commissioned world famous Spanish architect, Santiago Calatrava (architect for the Athens Olympic Stadium) to design a pedestrian bridge over the Sacramento River, linking the Turtle Bay Exploration Park’s museum, to its Arboretum and Gardens, and as a trailhead for Redding’s extensive Sacramento River National Recreation  trail. One of the design criteria given Calatrava, was to design a bridge that would not impact the nearby spawning…
Shasta County
2008
Turtle Bay Exploration Park
844 Sundial Bridge Dr
Redding, CA 96001
530-243-8850
Spanning the Sacramento River in Redding, and connected by the Sundial Bridge at Turtle Bay designed by Santiago Calatrava, Turtle Bay Exploration Park is a 300-acre campus containing educational and entertaining activities that interpret the relationship between humans and nature. The Park tells the stories of the region and its people through a museum and art gallery, wildlife exhibits, forest camp, a year-round aviary, amphitheater, and an arboretum & gardens. For seasonal programs, hours, and…
Shasta County
2923
844 Sundial Bridge Dr
Redding, CA 96001
530-243-8850
The Museum Store offers a wide assortment of products, from locally crafted items to park memorabilia, Redding souvenirs, jewelry and books. Children's area features animal puppets and fun educational toys. Our Coffee Bar is open 8am - 5pm daily specializes in grab and go fare, beverages and specialty coffee drinks.
Shasta County
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2000 East Fork Road
Trinity Center, CA 96091
530-266-9513
Award winning winery and vineyards located in a scenic mountain valley. Tours, tastings & retail sales. Picnic facilities. Open daily by appt. for tours & tastings. 
Trinity County
5475
27002 Hwy 395
Alturas, CA 96101
530-233-2470
Clean and friendly store, easy RV and trailer access, free overnight parking, fuel and propane, hot food, lowest fuel prices in the area.
Modoc County
1326
78 Belle Mill Road
Red Bluff, CA 96080
530-527-6166
Gaumer's has beautiful jewelry and gift items. Known for fine quality and workmanship, excellent service, and very reasonable prices. Fascinating mineral and mining museum on premises (Free Admission).
Tehama County
5371
1255 Likely Place
Likely, CA 96116
530-233-4466
Considered one of the top 10 Golf Course & RV Resorts in the country. Likely Place, a hidden treasure uniquely situated at the Gateway to the Warner Mountain Wilderness area. This beautiful course offers 18 holes, wide fairways and lush greens. Experience the best...Stay and Play at Likely Place! Dog Friendly.
Modoc County
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Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association
1699 HWY 273, Anderson, CA 96007 | (P) 530-365-7500
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