Start a Walking Group

We encourage you to identify a consistent walking buddy or two to build your own walking group.  

Are you or your organization interested in starting a walking group? Contact Sara  for walking group best practices or to schedule a training. See below for a list of current organizations who lead walks.

New Walking Group Launches in May 2023

Join an active group of adults 50+ for a moderately paced walk along the Sacramento River and Sundial Bridge. Group meets rain or shine at the Branch House River Front Bistro (formerly Turtle Bay Cafe, 844 Sundial Bridge Drive), Tuesdays at 9 am and Saturdays at 10:30 am. Group will walk earlier in the summer. Call Iris to confirm the time 530-605-9489.

Lassen Park Ranger Led Walks

Visit Lassen National Park Services for more information.


Friends of the Redding Trails

Let’s get together and enjoy our world class trails. If you need a companion to walk with and don’t want to walk alone, this is the group. Meet new friends and get a fresh start on the day.

Find Friends of Redding Trails on Facebook and Meetup.

Redding Ramblers

For anyone who enjoys hiking. Find Redding Ramblers on meet up.


Shasta Dogs

Anyone and their dog(s). Find Shasta Dogs on Facebook.


Pink Feet

This is a woman only, Dog Friendly walking Group. We will meet ( during the school year ( late August-early June) mid day for walks. Afternoons and early evenings during the summer and weekends. We will walk up at Turtle Bay and Anderson River Park. Find Pink Feet on meet up.


Anyone who enjoys walking or running. Groups meet regularly to run/walk and host races.

Find SWEAT on Facebook.