Manhattan Bagel is open 7 days a week and offers wifi and an espresso bar to get you jump-started for the day! Their bagels are fresh-baked in-store every day in true New York fashion: boiled and baked. They have a selection of your traditional bagels as well as gourmet bagels like Blueberry Glaze, Super Cinnamon and California Power Bagel to name a few. Their menu extends to soups and salads, baked goods like cookies and muffins, and breakfast and lunch sandwiches.
Start the day with a fresh pressed juice at Roots Juice Bar. They are locally owned and grown and offer 100% Organic Raw Juice & Smoothies. Their organic juices include options for the green enthusiast as well as folks looking for more fruitful flavors. Their smoothies are also organic and you can add boosters like chia/hemp seeds, cashews and spirulina. If you're feeling in need of some healthy carbs they have a selection of tasty toasts like Avocado Toast, Hummus Toast and Tomato Toast to name a few.
Manhattan Bagel and Roots Juice Bar to Diestelhorst Bridge
1. From Roots Juice Bar, exit the plaza riding west toward Canby Road
2. Turn left onto Canby Road
3. Turn right onto Dana Drive (Manhattan Bagel will be on the left)
4. At the intersection with Hilltop Drive, turn right onto Sacramento River Trail
5. After crossing the Sacramento River, turn right at the next trail intersection to ride toward Sundial Bridge Drive
6. Turn right onto Sundial Bridge Drive
7. Turn right at the entrance to Turtle Bay Exploration Park, then curve left and follow the Sacramento River Trail across the Sundial Bridge
8. On the other side of the bridge, turn left to ride west on the Sacramento River Trail
9. After the Benton Drive overpass, turn right and follow the trail loop onto Diestelhorst Bridge
10. After crossing Diestelhorst Bridge
The Sacramento River Rail Trail forms an extensive paved trail network with incredible views of the river and the nearby mountainous landscape. It begins at the southern trailhead at Keswick Dam and runs for nearly 3 miles through dense woodlands. You can enter the trail at various locations such as Keswick Dam Road, Iron Mountain Road and at Shasta Dam.
This historic bridge was constructed in 1914-15 and became the first reinforced concrete bridge for cars over the Sacramento River. It's listed on the National Register of Historic places. From the late Spring to early Fall the trail here is lined with fox tails.
Diestelhorst Bridge to Keswick Dam
1. After crossing to the south side of Diestelhorst Bridge, turn right onto Middle Creek Road
2. Continue onto the Sacramento River Trail
3. Continue riding straight past the Buenaventura trailhead and Middle Creek trailhead
4. At the trail intersection with Keswick Dam Road, turn right onto Keswick Dam Road
5. Keswick Dam will be on the right
Sitting 157 feet high above the Sacramento River, the Keswick Dam acts as an afterbay dam controlling river fluctuations from the Shasta Powerplant. It has fish trapping facilities in conjunction with the Coleman Fish Hatchery, 25 miles downstream on Battle Creek. Fly fishing, spin and bait fishing, takes place on the south end of the reservoir. Keswick Dam is open year-round with no entrance fee.
Keswick Dam to Shasta Dam and Shasta Lake
1. Ride east to cross to the other side of the Keswick Dam and follow Keswick Dam Road as it curves left
2. Turn left onto Quartz Hill Road
3. Turn left at Orla Lane
4. Make a slight right onto Walker Mine Road
5. Turn left onto Lake Blvd.
6. Ride north along Lake Blvd. to the Shasta Dam
The Shasta Dam is 602 feet high, making it the ninth-tallest dam in the United States. It also forms the largest reservoir in California. When electricity would run out during WWII the Shasta Dam would provide the resource to California factories. It still plays a vital role in managing the state’s water resources today. As you venture through their tours you will ride a 428-foot elevator down to the base of the dam and also visit its inner galleries and powerhouse among other areas. It's suggested that you arrive at the Visitor's Center 30 minutes prior to the start of the tour and an hour prior on holidays like Memorial Day. Tours last for approximately one hour and are limited to 40 people – first come, first served.
Shasta Lake has a surface of 301 acres at full pool and is surrounded by the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. It features many public and private marinas, campgrounds, RV parks, resorts and boat launches and is one of the most popular recreational lakes in California. Houseboating, water-skiing, swimming and fishing are among the numberous activites available at the lake. If you want a little bit more time on this beautiful lake you can turn your day trip into a 2-day bike tour and rent a houseboat for a unique overnight experience.
Shasta Lake to Moonstone Bistro
1. Ride northwest to cross to the other side of the Shasta Dam
2. On the other side of the dam, turn left onto Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity Nra/Coram Road
3. Where the road splits, turn right to stay on Coram Road
4. Turn left to access the Sacramento River Trail riding south
5. After crossing over Spring Creek, the Sacramento River Trail will merge onto Rock Creek Road
6. Turn left onto Iron Mountain Road
7. Turn left onto Keswick Dam Road
8. At the trail intersection, turn right onto the Sacramento River Trail riding south
9. At the intersection with the Buenaventura trailhead, turn right onto the Buenaventura Trail
10. Cross Sunflower Drive to continue on Buenaventura Blvd.
11. Cross Placer Street, and Moonstone Bistro will be on the left
End your journey at Moonstone Bistro, a local favorite for unforgettable food and quality where they use only fresh, seasonal, organic and local produce, free-range meats, cage-free eggs, and sustainably harvested fish. They prepare their food by hand and use biodegradable to go products. They also offer a full service bar and microbrews with an extensive wine list from around the world! Moonstone Bistro is sure to become your new favorite place when visiting Redding.
With mountains all around, miles of hiking and biking trails, a river running through it, and national parks nearby, Redding is an outdoor paradise for young and old alike. Cradled by Mount Shasta and Mount Lassen, Redding has 300+ sunny days per year. It's a great place to escape the chill of spring and the gray days of winter, too! Call 1-800-874-7562 for assistance planning your adventure.