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Sundial Bridge, Redding

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Must see · Bridge · Tourist Spot
Stretching 213 m (700 ft) across the Sacramento River, Sundial Bridge gives visitors easy access to a nearby park and also claims to be one of the world's largest timepieces of its kind. The bridge's 66 m (217 ft) tall tower acts as the "hand" of the sundial, holding the structure entirely above the water, and you'll find that markers on a nearby plaza provide the clock on which the shadow falls. Marvel at the bridge's design, which incorporates decorative glass, tiles, and translucent structure pieces that make the profile extremely distinctive. Plan your visit to Sundial Bridge and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Redding vacation planner.
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  • The bridge does need upkeep and constant repair, but it is the Jewell of Redding. Love to walk and breathe the fresh air!  more »
  • This place is amazing. The staff was friendly. There was so much history about the area. Please go! I can't wait to go again.  more »
  • Beautiful walk. They have done a great job. Turtle Bay Exploration Center is located there and has a lot to offer as well. Well worth a visit. Lovely scenery and gorgeous river views! Recommend it!!
  • I go there quite a bit just to be see it and meditate on life for a couple of hours.

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