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2300 Hilltop Drive, Redding, California 96002
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Things to Do in Redding - Outdoor Adventures & Kid-Friendly Fun

From outdoor adventures and underground caverns to museums, water slides and a historic ghost town, the Lake Shasta area is packed with unique sites and family-friendly attractions. Fun things to do in Redding include guided tours of Shasta Dam, Lake Shasta Caverns and the ghost town at Shasta State Historic Park. You can also hit the slides at WaterWorks Park, or visit Turtle Bay Exploration Park and immerse yourself in the world of natural history and science.

Turtle Bay Exploration Park

Discover interesting animal attractions and science museum at this complex, along with a slick modern bridge and Segway tours.
840 Sundial Bridge Drive, Redding, California 96099-2360
| Category: Attractions, Family / Kids

Shasta State Historic Park

One of the most popular things to do in Redding, this Gold Rush boomtown from the 1850s is now a ghost town with old buildings and a spooky aura.
Redding, California
| Category: Attractions

Lake Shasta Caverns

Discover a mysterious underground cave system full of unusual limestone formations, and cruise on the lake in a catamaran.
20359 Shasta Caverns Road, Lakehead, California 96051
| Category: Activities

WaterWorks Park

Take the whole family to this aquatic amusement park, and spend the day playing on exciting slides and rides and family-friendly attractions.
151 N. Boulder Dr., Redding, California 96003
| Category: Family / Kids

Shasta Dam

Take a free guided tour of this engineering marvel, have a picnic and enjoy scenic vistas of the mountains and lake.
16349 Shasta Dam Boulevard, Shasta Lake, California 96019
| Category: Activities