Category Archives: Sacramento River

Sunset at the Sacramento River near the rail trestle.

Unseasonably warm November weather helped me decide to shoot a timelapse of the Sacramento River at the rail trestle. It wasn’t a super spectacular sunset, but it was very pretty nonetheless. Over the course of shooting, I was surprised to … Continue reading

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Redding’s Ribbon Bridge after the Carr Fire

Aerial footage from the day they re-opened Redding’s Sacramento River Trail on the north side. The bridge itself was closed due to the Carr Fire. I posted this on Facebook saying it wasn’t as bad as I’d feared. That comment … Continue reading

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More drone imagery of the Sundial

This comes from the Sacramento Bee. See it at the link: https://www.sacbee.com/news/weather/article214268174.html Photogenic mid-town Redding.

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Early Spring on the Sacramento River Trail in Redding

Out for a bike ride on a nice day at the trail, I happened upon a duck standing on a turtle. Turtles and ducks, just hanging out. That’s Really Redding.

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The Hilltop Drive trailhead to Sacramento River Trail

Hike Redding! Image captured during a break in the weather on a January day from above the Hilltop Dive trailhead to the river trail. This section of trail gets plenty of use. You can park on Hilltop and be rewarded … Continue reading

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A glorious finale to a fine Fall day in Redding

I captured these images from the boat launch on the Sacramento River at Caldwell Park a few evenings ago. It was very beautiful. I can’t help but wonder how it would be if passenger trains could traverse our river city … Continue reading

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High water release at Shasta Dam

A series of views of the Shasta Dam spillway running at high water release I captured on Feb 12 2017. This water flows into the Sacramento River. I believe the flow was around 70,000 cubic feet per second at this … Continue reading

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Kayaks and paddle boarders

Right here in downtown Redding California. This group just enjoying the day on the mighty Sacramento River.   

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“Mountain lion cub” sighting on the Sacramento River Trail

The woman in the white outfit looked both scared and excited. She approached us on the trail in half steps, her hand held up in the universal “stop” signal. She moved her finger to her lips. “Shhh. You have to … Continue reading

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There otter be a law

That we should all seem as carefree as this otter exploring the Sacramento River in Redding yesterday. Click on images to enlarge a bit. “It’s looking right at you,” says my companion. “Indeed so.” Significant of something. A rare exchange. … Continue reading

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