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844 Sundial Bridge Drive
Redding, CA 96001
The Botanical Gardens portion of the McConnell Arboretum & Botanical Gardens is the newest addition to Turtle Bay Exploration Park. The Redding Arboretum, one of four organizations that merged to create Turtle Bay Exploration Park, along with its supporters, initially drove the development of a series of gardens. Turtle Bay inherited and embraced the plan to develop the site as seen today. Today the Gardens comprise 20 acres of mediterranean-climate display gardens, a children’s garden,…
Shasta County
457
PO Box 1610
Alturas, CA 96101
530-233-3572
The 6,280 acre Modoc Wildlife Refuge was established in 1960 to manage and protect migratory waterfowl. Funds available under the Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp Act helped purchase this refuge which lies at 4,300 feet elevation at the base of the Warner Mountains. Water is the key to attracting waterfowl in this high desert area. An extensive system of ponds, dikes and control structures allows for flooding and draining of meadow and marsh. Carefully controlled water…
Modoc County
5405
2488 Cherokee Rd
Oroville, CA 95965
Created by ancient lava (basalt) flows, the approximately 3,300 acre North Table Mountain Ecological Reserve is an elevated basalt mesa with beautiful vistas of spring wildflowers, waterfalls, lava outcrops, and a rare type of vernal pool, called Northern Basalt Flow Vernal Pools. Typically fissures in the basalt soak up winter rains, forming seasonal streams and waterfalls. In a few places, however, the underlying basalt is impermeable to water forming a temporary pool. Soon to dry…
Butte County
601
945 Oro Dam Blvd W
Oroville, CA 95965
530-538-2236
Fish and wildlife are abundant on the 11,000-acre wildlife area. Bird watching, camping, fishing and hunting opportunities are available. Egrets, beaver, and river otter are among the many animals you might see.
Butte County
5408
Red Bluff, CA 96080
The Paynes Creek Wetlands are a series of man-made wetlands and ponds that are fed by a network of irrigation ditches as well as winter rains. The wetlands and ponds support a host of resident and migratory birds as well as water dependent mammals, amphibians and reptiles. Surrounding the wetlands is the remainder of the 17,000 acre Sacramento River Bend Outstanding Natural Area (Bend) which supports a wide variety of habitat types, wildlife, historical and…
Tehama County
5339
550 Crescent St.
Quincy, CA 95971
5303651180
Plumas County foliage explodes with color in the autumn season.There are two approaches for the best viewing: 1) drive to Truckee on I-80, then north on CA-89/CA-70 to Quincy. There will be spots of color along the road. Greenhorn Creek parallels the road. As you approach East Quincy, the La Porte Road is often cited as a location where good color is found. Follow the La Porte Road south to Nelson Creek where good color…
Plumas County
5346
1241 Illinois River Road
Selma, OR 97538
541-597-8530
Nature learning about the Klamath-Siskiyous. Adult classes plus school programs. Private bedrooms, yurts, campsites at our southern Oregon ranch. Sleep in John Wayne's room!
Siskiyou County
5331
Meadow View Drive
Susanville, CA 96130
(530) 251-8288
27 miles of trails in Susanville's backyard! 1,100 acre property owned and managed by Lassen County Public Works and BLM as a shared-use recreation area. Hiking, running, cycling, horseback riding, picnicking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. 
Lassen County
5407
4009 Hill Rd
Tulelake, CA 96134
Tule Lake Refuge is located in the fertile and intensely farmed Tule Lake Basin of northeastern California. It was established in 1928 by President Calvin Coolidge as a,“preserve and breeding ground for wild birds and animals.”  This 39,116-acre refuge is mostly open water and  crop land.  Approximately 17,000 acres are leased by potato, onion, horse radish, alfalfa, and cereal grains within the Public Lease Lands program administered by the U.S Bureau of Reclamation. Permit holders…
Modoc County
5375
14412 Kennedy Memorial Drive
Whiskeytown, CA 96095
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area has four major waterfall hikes with trails accessible year around - Brandy Creek Falls, Boulder Creek Falls, Crystal Creek Falls, and Whiskeytown Falls. The waterfalls are bursting with runoff from snow melt in the springtime. A summer hike to the falls provides a cool misty break from the warm summer days in the valley. Fall is a spectacular time to walk as the leaves change and become vibrant in color. If…
Shasta County
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