Tag Archives: Sacramento River

Solstice Sunrise on the Sundial Bridge 2024

This turned out nice. Video by me. It’s Really Redding.

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Good morning from the Sacramento River at the Diestlehorst Bridge

Good morning! That’s all. -Skip  

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3 Shastas early March 2024

Looks like a good water year.  

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Shasta Dam Spillway in use again

Even though we are just barely over an average rainfall year, they opened up some valves to keep the reservoir from overfilling/overtopping. Always a tough call, trying to balance conserving water in the lake, but not being so greedy that … Continue reading

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Sundial Bridge from above the Sacramento River in Winter

The post title says it all. We got a little break in the weather and so I went looking for something to photograph.   Same view from a lower altitude. Here’s a couple fishermen casually discussing something or another, while standing … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Fishing the Sacramento in the City of Redding

Shot these images of fishermen in Redding from the Sacramento River trail yesterday. Glorious day for a stroll after a Fall rainstorm. Click any to slightly enlarge. Trout fishing inside city limits. It’s Really Redding.

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