The only main way to get into Cottonwood is by car.
From the north: On I-5 S, drive down from Redding for 14.4 miles.
From the south: On I-5 N, drive up from Sacramento for 144.7 miles.
Cottonwood is small, so it is good to walk, bicycle, or drive a car to get around.
- 1 Coleman National Fish Hatchery, 24411 Coleman Fish Hatchery Road. Open for self-guided tours 7:30AM to dusk. The largest salmon hatchery in the lower 48 states, this hatchery has got a lot to offer. The primary adronomous fish that are hatched here include chinook salmon and steelhead trout.
- Old Town Cottonwood. This area captures the history of Cottonwood very well. A wide variety of events are held here (history-themed, of course).
The closest fishing access is on the Sacramento River, about 8 miles away. You can also go boating, or combine the two.
Around Cottonwood, you can also go hiking, biking, and horseback riding.
- Bowman Store, 18371 Bowman Rd., ☏ .
- Cottonwood Computers, 3650 Main St., ☏ .
- Gas Point Market, 19980 Gas Point Rd., ☏ .
- Holiday Quality Food Mart, 20639 Gas Point Rd., ☏ .
- Payless Grocery Store and Gas, 3495 Main St., ☏ .
- 1 Alamo Motel and RV Park, 3818 Main St., ☏ .
- 2 Travelers Motel, 3910 Main St., ☏ , ✉ email@example.com.
|Routes through Cottonwood|
|Redding ← Anderson ←||N S||→ Red Bluff → Sacramento|