Location and Operating Information
Red Bluff Diversion Dam, on the Sacramento River about 2 miles southeast of Red Bluff, California, diverts water from the Sacramento River to the Corning and Tehama-Colusa Canals.
Hours & Season of OperationFish Counting Season: Mid-June through August
Hours: 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Located on the East Bank of the Sacramento River downstream from Red Bluff, the salmon viewing plaza can be reached by
Primary SpeciesSalmon, steelhead, and other nongame fish
Recreation and Education
TV viewing of salmon may be observed from mid-June through August from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The recreational area is normally open year round with limited camping available (for more information 530-824-5196).
Daily updates of fish counts at the dam can be obtained by calling 530-527-1408 during the season of operation. Picnic sites, restrooms, and boat launch facilities are also provided by the U.S. Forest Service.