Turtle Bay Exploration Park
800 Auditorium Drive
Turtle Bay Exploration Park is a multi-part complex geared to educate visitors of all ages with entertaining and stimulating exhibits and programs that interpret the complex relationships between people and their environments.
The park's dog-friendly components include the Sundial Bridge, McConnell Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, the Sacramento River Trail and other walking paths. Admission to the gardens is $4; bridge, arboretum and river trail are free.
• Hours: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the botanical garden; 24/7 for the bridge and paths.
•Getting there: Take Interstate 5 to Central Redding Exit 678 (Exit 678B from the north), follow the signs to Highway 44 and Sundial Bridge (Auditorium) Drive (Exit 1). Turn right into the park.
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