Map of the Sacramento River Trail


Sacramento River Trail

Sacramento River Trail California map area

Sacramento River Trail


12 miles




Redding, Keswick


natural areas and parks along the Sacramento River, Sundial Bridge, Turtle Bay Exploration Park, McConnell Arboretum & Gardens


Buenaventura Trail
Sutro Mine Trail
Middle Creek Trail
Sacramento River Rail-Trail



The Sacramento River Trail is a 12-mile long paved trail that is located in Redding in Northern California. The trail follows alongside the Sacramento river through the heart of Redding then heads to the north to the community of Keswick. The north end of the trail allows for a connect to the 8.2-mile long paved Sacramento River Rail-Trail.

In the Downtown Redding area, the Sacramento River Trail connects several parks along the river and goes through forested areas along the river and has beautiful views of the river. The trail is located on one or the other or both sides of the river. There are three pedestrian bridges as well as a pedestrian/bike lane on the bridge for Route 44.

North of town, the trail takes a meandering route through the trees above the river.


The Sacramento River Trail is paved for the entire route. The trail is open for bike riding, running and walking.


The Sacramento River Trail goes past the following communities:  Redding and Keswick.

Points of Interest

The Sacramento River Trail goes past the following points of interest:

Mt. Shasta Mall
Turtle Bay East-Bechelli Park
Turtle Bay Exploration Park
Redding Visitors Bureau
Turtle Bay Exploration Park
Sundial Bridge
McConnell Arboretum & Gardens
Redding Aquatic Center
Caldwell Park
Diestelhorst Bridge
Lake Redding Park Gazebo
Shasta High School
Sacramento River Trail Bridge
Keswick Dam
Nearby Trails

Buenaventura Trail: the two trails meet on the south side of the river and the west end of Redding. The Buenaventura Trail heads to the south as far as Lakeside Drive.

Sutro Mine Trail: the two trails meet on the north side of the river on the west end of Redding. The Sutro Mine Trail heads to the north and extends to the neighborhoods off of Sutro Mine Road.

Middle Creek Trail: the two trails meet on the south side of the river and the west end of Redding. The Middle Creek Trail heads to the west as far as Iron Mountain Road.

Sacramento River Rail-Trail: the two trails meet on the north side of Keswick. The Sacramento River Rail-Trail is 8.2-miles long and paved. The trail follows the abandoned route of a historic railroad and extends almost to the dam for Shasta Lake.

End Points

The northwest end of the Sacramento River Trail is located at the end of Fielding Street on the north end of Keswick.

The southeast end of the interchange between Interstate 5 and Route 44 in Redding.


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Sacramento River Trail in Redding, California