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Stay Safe in Redding

Safety First

A visit to Redding will be a safe one, as long as you follow the most basic precautions. Keeping your valuables safe and taking steps to be safe out in nature are a few actions you can take to help avoid any issues during your stay here. Redding is still a city, so crime exists, and Mother Nature has the final say when it comes to inclement weather or wildfires. Staying up to date with what’s happening is an easy way to make sure the only bumps in your trip are the ones you’re hiking or biking over!

  • Adventure Safety
  • General Safety
  • Fire Safety
Adventure Safety
Adventure Safety

Safety Outdoors

When out on the trails or paddling along the waterways, safety should be a priority. Wearing a life vest when boating and lacing up the right shoes for hiking are just a few tips to consider. Stay hydrated, wear SPF, and be sure to pay attention to new terrain as you engage in adventure travel in Redding. Exploring waterfalls and caves sounds thrilling, and it is, but be sure to do your research beforehand to know what to expect and avoid being caught off guard. And of course, wildlife always has the right of way, and they are best appreciated from a distance. Have more questions? Stop into our Visitors Center to ask us directly.

General Safety
General Safety

Staying Safe in Redding

Redding is a safe community, and fortunately the Redding Police Department is available to keep you safe and answer any questions. Most visitors face safety concerns related to their vehicles, including leaving objects inside that may be damaged due to our very prevalent sunshine. Lock your car, protect your valuables, don’t wander alone after dark, and keep your wits about you. A little common sense goes a long way in keeping you safe.

Fire Safety
Fire Safety

Fire Safety

Wildfires may seem like a big deal, but they come with the geography, and in Redding, some parks or attractions may be closed due to hazards posed by fire and smoke. Just know before you go. The Cal Fire website tracks wildfire activity around the state while the California Department of Transportation lists road closures. The California Department of Parks & Recreation keeps everyone updated about how fires are affecting parks while air quality reports are available at West Coast Travel Facts.

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