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William B. Ide's adobe memorial.
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William B. Ide's adobe memorial.
Description - William B. Ide was named president of the short-lived California Bear Republic - which lasted for 22 days. The adobe memorial to him is located in a picnic area overlooking the Sacramento River.

Recreation - The park features the old adobe home, carriage shed, blacksmith shop and a small visitor center.

Climate - Climate in the Shasta-Cascade Region varies greatly with elevation. Higher elevations tend to have much cooler temperatures and higher precipitation. Summer weather is usually hot and dry with lower elevation temperatures ranging from 85° - 100°+F and lows from 60° - 70°. Fall days are usually mild and warm, with cool nights. Winter is when most of the precipitation falls, averaging over 55 inches per year, much of it in the form of snow in the high elevations. Highs range from 40° - 60° and lows from 30° - 40° in the lower elevations. Spring weather is variable with many pleasant days.

Location - The park is south of Redding, two miles northeast of Red Bluff on Adobe Road.


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Filed By: Marilyn (Fairfield, CA)
Number of People Encountered: 0-10 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: Directions easy to follow.Unfortunately, we did not call ahead; the interpretive center was closed. We did enjoy walking the site and were impressed with the serenity of the area and how small the adobe really is.


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ICON History
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ICON Viewing Historic Sites
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Contact Information:
Northern Buttes District Headquarters, 400 Glen Drive , Oroville, CA, 95966-9222, Phone: 530-538-2200, Fax: 530-538-2244

Additional Information:
California's Historic Sites - This section includes the major historic sites within California. California's rich history is showcased in its many historic sites and monuments.
Shasta-Cascade Area State Parks and Recreation Areas - The Shasta Cascade Region of northeast California is a land of dense conifer forests, volcanic landscapes, and few people. It features five national forests, five state parks, four state historic parks, and two state recreation areas.

Links:
California State Parks - Official agency website.

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