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A Shared Vision, Spanning Decades: The Redding Area’s Trail System

Back in the 1970s, the only thing resembling a “Sacramento River Trail” in Redding was an old railroad grade on the hillside between the river and some west Redding neighborhoods. Much as today, a thick layer of medium-sized rock covered… Continue Reading

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Artsy Kiosk, New Trail Provide Outdoor Highlights

The Redding area has two new outdoor features that you need to check out. If you’re feeling ambitious, you could even tie the two together with a bike ride. First up is the new kiosk at the Clear Creek Gorge… Continue Reading

Work Continues On Clear Creek Greenway

Improvements continue at Clear Creek Greenway, the trail system and recreation area located between Redding and Igo. The Bureau of Land Management recently installed a number of signs to guide people to trailheads and parking areas located along Clear Creek… Continue Reading

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Ambitious Trail Project Would Open Up Public Lands

One of the most ambitious recreation trail projects in Redding history is moving forward between Placer Road and the southeastern corner of Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. The Bureau of Land Management is planning a trail system of about 20.2 miles… Continue Reading

Your Yard Can Wait – Help Plant on Public Land

The Bureau of Land Management could use a little assistance getting about, oh, 12,000 plants in the ground this fall and winter. And you thought you had some yard work to catch up on. The agency has scheduled seven volunteer… Continue Reading

Public Lands Volunteers Make Visible Difference

I extend my personal thanks to everyone – volunteer and paid worker – who participated in the recent Public Lands Day events at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Lake Shasta, the Clear Creek Greenway and elsewhere. I’ve noticed significantly cleaner parking… Continue Reading