101 and 341 Red Hill Road,
Junction City
, California 96048


(We are five hours north of San Francisco by car and 8 hours south ofPortlandOregon). We are one hour west of ReddingCalifornia on highway 299.

Coming from south of Redding– Take Interstate 5 (I-5) to Redding. Take the Hwy #44 west turnoff (Exit 678) going towards Weaverville/Eureka. (Do not be confused by the exit that says 299 west.) When you get intoRedding follow the signs for #299 west. Go about fifty miles on 299 until you come to Weaverville.  Be mindful not to speed through Weaverville.  Speeding tickets are easy to get and are expensive! Continue on another 8 miles to Junction City. As you come down from a long grade going from 3,000 feet to 1500 feet you will see a small sign saying “Junction City”. Go another half mile and turn left onto Dutch Creek Road, the first left after passing the “Junction City” sign. There is a National Park Service building on the West corner. Go straight about 1/8 mile and cross the bridge over the Trinity River and turn immediately right onto Red Hill Road. Go 1/8 mile. The second left driveway on Red Hill Rd has a “Rigzdin Ling” sign. Turn left there and continue straight to Tara House, our main building and office. Welcome!

Coming from north of Redding (OregonWashington) – In Yreka take the Hwy #3 turnoff to Weaverville (through FortJones, Etna and Callahan) In Weaverville turn right onto Hwy 299 west. Go 8 miles to Junction City and then follow the above directions. However, during the winter Hwy #3 is often impassable and you may need to take I-5 to Redding. Take the 678B exit (Downtown Redding) and then proceed as above.

Coming from Eureka/Arcata – From Interstate 101 north of Arcata take the Hwy #299 East turnoff (Weaverville/Redding) to Junction City. Pass through Junction City and take the first right turn ontoDutch Creek Rd. Then follow the above directions.

The Greyhound Bus Line offers service between most major cities and Redding. The address of Greyhound in Redding is 1530 Yuba Street. Phone:  1-800 231-2222. There is an  Amtrak bus schedule between Sacramento & Redding.

Trinity Transit operates a bus service between Redding and Junction City. 530 623-5438.

A shuttle bus operates between Sacramento Airport and Redding.

Redding is served by Horizon Air (assoc w/Alaska Airlines) and United Express(assoc w/United Airlines). Sacramento, Oakland and San Francisco airports provide service to California.  Shuttle bus services operate between Sacramento Airport and Redding.

Amtrak provides service betweenRedding and most major cities, although normal arrivals and departures take place in the middle of the night. There is an Amtrak bus from some locations that arrives in Redding several times during the day.


Please contact our office in advance if you would like us to arrange pick-up for you.