Popular Local Attractions in Redding

Experience NorCal Like a Local

Some of Redding's top attractions are located within minutes of our hotel. Enjoy a favorite local pursuit such as golf at one of the city's nine courses, a jog along the Sacramento River and over the Sundial Bridge, or some of the continent's best Trout fishing at a regional waterway. 

SUNDIAL BRIDGE

Redding's most famous architectural icon, the Sundial Bridge spans the Sacramento River just north of downtown. The bridge, designed by Santiago Calatrava, is visible from Red Lion Inn & Suites Redding. The bridge is more than an architectural marvel and the largest functional sundial in the world -- it's also the downtown entrance to the Sacramento River Trail. This system of trails is popular for walking, bicycling and running, providing great views of downtown Redding, the Sacramento River, and the surrounding scenery. 

SUNDIAL BRIDGE -- TECHNICAL SPECS

  • Length: 700 feet
  • Width: 23 feet
  • Height: 217 feet
  • Weight: 3.2 million pounds
  • Material: concrete

TROUT FISHING

Some of America's best Trout fishing can be found in and around Redding, California. World-renowned Trout-fishing waterways wind their way through the heart of the city, and the metro area is surrounded by lakes that supply diverse and exciting angling experiences. In fact, Redding has been named one of "North America's Top 10 Trout Fishing Towns" by two publications: Forbes and FishingSir.com. The region's cold, swift waters produce a picture-perfect environment for spawning and subsequently booming fish populations.

BEST TROUT FISHING SPOTS IN REDDING:

  • Sacramento River
  • Pit River
  • Hat Creek
  • Fall River
  • Manzanita Lake

GOLF

Northern California's beautiful climate lends itself to great golf -- and the region's scenery doesn't hurt, either. There's no shortage of great golf to be played near Red Lion Inn & Suites Redding. In fact, Redding boasts two exceptional private 18-hole courses, one public 18-hole course, and six unique 9-hole courses. 

TOP GOLF COURSES IN REDDING, CALIFORNIA:

  • The Golf Club of Tierra Oaks
    • 18 holes
    • private
    • 9.3 miles away
  • Riverview Golf and Country Club
    • 18 holes
    • private
    • 1.8 miles away
  • Gold Hills Country Club
    • 18 holes
    • public
    • 7.3 miles away
  • River Tasalmi Golf Course
    • 9 holes
    • semi-private
    • 3.2 miles away

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