School Programs

More than 14,000 visitors a year experience our school tour programs, from northern California, western Nevada and southern Oregon, to learn about the Sacramento River region, science, art, history, forestry and horticulture.

For more information about California state curriculum requirements or to schedule a field trip call 530-242-3108.


Exploration Classes

Independent Exploration

Additional Opportunities 


Education Programs

Turtle Bay offers a wide variety of educational programs that will fascinate your students with exciting hands-on activities that correspond with California state curriculum.

Current Exhibitions

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Presented by Redding Kia/Subaru Supported by Best Western Plus Hilltop Inn/CR Gibbs American Grille, Kool April Nites, Pepsico, Redding Rancheria Community Fund of the ..

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Riparian Forest Adventure

Turtle Bay Exploration Park presents: the Riparian Forest Adventure! All Turtle Bay guests can explore the forest around Turtle Bay like never before as they travel..

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Rock Penjing

Welcome to the ancient world of penjing. It’s a place where a lone, wind-blown tree grows meditatively from the side of a rocky cliff. Where the stunning beau..

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Upcoming Exhibitions

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