Redding

Redding, California is the county seat of Shasta County in upstate California. Located on the Sacramento River and on Interstate 5 south of Shasta Lake, Redding is the largest city north of Sacramento, as well as the northernmost designated metropolitan area in California with over 89,000 people.

Both Redding and its neighbor to the south, Red Bluff, are popular with tourists who use the cities as bases to explore Lassen Volcanic National Park, Lake Shasta, and other natural attractions.

The city grew in the 1950s with the expansion of the lumber industry, the building of Whiskeytown and Keswick Dams, and the completion of Interstate 5 in the late 1960s.

In the past few decades, retirees from around the state have made their home here in Redding, leveraging our lower housing costs into an overall higher standard of living. This migration has resulted in our service sector blossoming, providing excellent retail, restaurant, entertainment, medical and other services. You will also be served by our two main hospitals, and regularly scheduled flights at the Redding Municipal Airport.

Redding, CA offers a delightful mix of culture, outdoor activities and history. In 2004, the Sundial Bridge at Turtle Bay was completed; the dramatic pedestrian span was designed by noted Spanish architect-engineer-artist Santiago Calatrava and links the north and south campuses of the 300 acre Turtle Bay Exploration Park. The park, located along the banks of the Sacramento River, contains a museum and 20-acre gardens. The campus features permanent and changing exhibitions that relate to art, history, horticulture, forestry and natural science.

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