View of Clear Creek in Redding taken from Horsetown-Clear Creek Preserve

Welcome to Horsetown-Clear Creek Preserve!

Explore The
Great Outdoors

We are a 27-acre, 501(c)3 non-profit nature preserve that is run entirely by volunteers. One of our primary goals is to protect and restore the natural beauty of Clear Creek in Redding, CA. We offer a variety of day-use activities like hiking and picnicking, as well as free interpretive events in the spring and fall. We hope you enjoy your visit!

Board members standing in front of a wooden Horsetown Clear Creek Preserve sign, with a blue Special Event sign hanging below the wood.

Spring & Fall Events

Children are welcome at all of our events, and all events are free of charge.

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All events (unless otherwise noted) will meet at the HCCP parking area on Clear Creek Road, just west of the Clear Creek Bridge.

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Newsletter features updates about the preserve and a full calendar of upcoming events.

    Find Your Destination

    Explore the wide variety of native and introduced plant life within the preserve.

    There are 4 different trails to choose from, ranging from .6 to 1.3 miles, for all abilities.

    Trail maintenance, Adopt-A-Highway cleanup, and board meetings are a few ways to get involved.

    All donations are tax-deductible under 501(c)3. We accept PayPal and Thrivent.