This weekend at Turtle Bay


Become a forensic scientist for a day! Discover a crime scene in the visitor center.  Travel through the park and use different scientific methods to solve the crime.magnifying glass

  • Compare fingerprints
  • Use pH to test for a sleeping potion
  • Use paper chromatography
  • Decode the secret message
  • And much, much more!

..and don’t miss The Redding Police Department’s K-9 Team.  They will be on hand to explain their role in keeping our community safe.


Bats, Bats & Live Bats!


Mexican Free Tail
Sunday, December 18

11 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Explore these misunderstood creatures of the night sky up-close and personal. Corky Quirk from NorCal Bat Rescue joins us with her bat friends, sharing interesting facts about bat habitats and lifestyles. Round out your experience learning more about bats through activities inspired by our Masters of the Night exhibit.


All activities are Free with Park Admission!

Corky will also be back at Turtle Bay with her live bats
on the following dates:


Saturday, January 7 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Sunday, January 8 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.