Turtle Bay Exploration Park
Turtle Bay Exploration Park is a large, 300 acre park in Redding, California that serves as a historical, cultural and environmental education center. It is the central part of a 60 mile long parkway system that stretches from Redding to nearby communities. The park contains numerous attractions including a museum, an arboretum, animal exhibits, the Paul Bunyan Forest Camp where visitors can learn about logging and wildlife, and the Sundial Bridge designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava as a large sundial. The park sees over 100,000 visitors per year, many of whom are foreigners.
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