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Chico has downtown shopping, restaurants, cafes, coffee shops, plus a giant city park, bike paths & a huge University: Chico State. One of the biggest attraction is Bidwell Park, where the creek flows into shallow pools, swimming holes & secluded hide aways, a perfect solution for beating the heat.
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elevation: 195' population: 130,178 zip code: 95928


scenic tree-lined city streets, deep canyons, volcanic buttes; big creeks and big rivers

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Butte County
N of Sacramento
Hwy 99 @ jct Hwy 32




  • biking & rentals
  • camping
  • restaurants
  • wineries
  • waterfalls
  • river tubing
  • Chico Back Roads Photos
  • mountain biking
  • Chico Hiking Info
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
  • live music
  • shopping
  • trails
  • off roading
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Lake Almanor
  • Lassen National Forest
  • Lake Oroville State Park
  • Sacramento River
  • Bidwell-Sacramento River SP
  • Bidwell Mansion Historical Park
  • Butte Creek Eco Preserve
  • Big Chico Creek Eco Reserve
  • Butte Creek
  • Hike & Bike Bidwell Park Trails
  • Bucks Lake Wilderness
  • Lassen Volcanic National Park
  • Teichert Ponds
  • Bidwell Park
  • The Mill Climbing Area
  • chico campgrounds

    Woodson Bridge SRA
    Lake Oroville Camping
    Elam Campground (Hwy 32)
    Lassen Lakes
    Lassen Campgrounds
    Bucks Lake Campgrounds
    Concow Lake Campground
    Black Rock Campground
    Potato Patch Camp (Hwy 32)
    Alder Creek (Hwy 32)

    tent camping

    One of the biggest cities and hippest college towns in Northern California. Great downtown with lots of water ways, shops & cafes. Active live music scene and an awesome community radio station. Population increased overnight, after the neighboring town of Paradise burnt in a wildfire NOV 2018.

    nearby towns:
    Berry Creek
    Red Bluff
    Stirling City
    Butte Meadows
    Belden Town
    Forest Ranch
    local links:

    Chico Chamber of Commerce
    180 East 4th St #120, Chico, CA 95927

    Grub CSA Farm
    CSU, Chico State
    Chico Natural Foods Coop
    Live Life Juice Co
    Chico Hiking Association
    Chico Farmers Market
    Friends of Bidwell Park
    Mountain Sports: Gear & Rentals
    KZFR Community Radio FM 90.1
    Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
    Rancho Llano Seco
    New Earth Market
    Trader Joes's
    S&S Organic Produce
    City of Chico, CA
    True North Housing Alliance
    Two By Two Ranch & Petting Zoo
    Odyssey Winery
    Maisie Jane's Calif Sunshine
    Westy World VW Rentals
    Chico Sports Ltd
    National Yo-Yo Museum
    Chico Off Road Rentals

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