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Bidwell Park

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965 Fir St, Chico, CA 95928-6301
+1 530-896-7800
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We are in the park every day and have been for 15 years, minimum ally. Walking the dogs, walks... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2016
Ziva O
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Wonderful walking in a huge natural area. Closer into town (Chico) is more cultivated, but still... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2016
Craig S
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Chico, California
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“chico creek” (31 reviews)
“robin hood” (29 reviews)
“swimming pool” (18 reviews)
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965 Fir St, Chico, CA 95928-6301
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+1 530-896-7800
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Reviewed February 8, 2016

We are in the park every day and have been for 15 years, minimum ally. Walking the dogs, walks with friends, special events, swimming when it is hot, sitting atop the lifeguard to read when it is cold

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Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful walking in a huge natural area. Closer into town (Chico) is more cultivated, but still feels like the great outdoors. Farther away (the park is at least ten miles long) it's more open with rocky canyon walls and a beautiful rugged creek and several...More

Thank Craig S
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Reviewed February 8, 2016

Bidwell Park is divided in two. Lower Park has a swimming pool and many barbecue spots alongside Bidwell Creeek for individuals, couples and families. Driving your car is limited. You can ride a bike or walk the whole paved trail. Lower Park is also wheelchair...More

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Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

I loved this park. Bidwell is a beatiful place to be. I used to go to the one mile every year and swim all day long then lay in the grass. Everyone is always friendly there

Thank Ellie H
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Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

We went to snap some photos on Christmas Day. It's a beautiful space with a lot of room to roam. There are some great spots for stunning photography and video. There are public restrooms (though not kept up too well). If you're looking for a...More

Thank E.E. C
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Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

We started out around the Horseshoe Lake and hiked the Lower Trail to the Yahi Trail to Bear Hole. Very scenic hike. About 4 miles roundtrip. Bear Hole was beautiful and lots of fun at the same time. The kids loved climbing on the rocks....More

Thank Timothy Y
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Reviewed November 12, 2015

Beautiful spot with lots of good walking areas. Great nature center. The whole area is great for photographing.

Thank Tracy B
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Reviewed November 11, 2015

Beautiful park with miles of walking and biking paths to cover. Beautiful mature trees, absolutely gorgeous in the spring and fall- but a wonderful place anytime of year. There is a great playground for the kids called Caper Acres near the large Sycamore Pool, where...More

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Reviewed November 9, 2015

All local growers and purveyors. Hand crafts as well. Very informative customer service. Local kids 4H projects on display.

Thank John L
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Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

So beautiful! A must see. Hiking and swimming. Old and unique.lovely views in Upper Park. PeAceful with the river running through it.

Thank Jane P
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I did some research and you need to bring your own horse.
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