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Rebuilding Paradise continues as more people move back to the Ridge. The most deadly and destructive wildfire in California history ripped through "The Ridge" on NOV 8, 2018 forcing thousands to flee. The wind whipped flames of the #CampFire, literally destroyed the whole town and this lovely historic covered bridge pictured above (Honey Run Bridge, which is loved by locals and visitors alike.

paradise, California

elevation: 1708'
population: 6,000
zip code: 95969

Mountain

mountain
terrain
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pine trees atop of a volcanic ridgeline


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Paradise

location:
Butte County
E of Chico
on Hwy. 191

lodging

Paradise
lodging

recreation

recreation:

  • backpacking
  • biking
  • camping
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • mountain biking
  • wineries
  • Honey Run Covered Bridge
  • houseboats
  • pioneer cemeteries
  • swimming holes
  • golfing
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes

    parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Billie Park
  • Plumas National Forest
  • Lake Oroville
  • Lassen National Forest
  • Concow Reservoir
  • Feather River
  • Dogtown Nugget Discovery Site
  • Gold Nugget Museum
  • description:
    Volcanic foothills, minimal residential (2020). Auto services, restaurants. Pine forest w/ river ranches, remote cabins, and forest homes. Rivers and creeks, swimming holes, hiking trails and private time in secluded canyons. Off the beaten path, up the hill from busy downtown Chico.

    nearby towns
    nearby towns:
    Chico
    Oroville
    Berry Creek
    Durham
    Inskip
    Stirling City
    Butte Meadows






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