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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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I've gone to this park most of my life. Sadly the upper park road is closed to vehicles these days... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michael G
Chico, California

Lots of trails to choose from. Both paved and unpaved. Dog friendly with off leash options in the... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
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965 Fir St, Chico, CA 95928-6301
+1 530-896-7800
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've gone to this park most of my life. Sadly the upper park road is closed to vehicles these days. If you can't hike there or ride a bike there you are out of luck for that part of the park. That leaves older folks...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Lots of trails to choose from. Both paved and unpaved. Dog friendly with off leash options in the morning.

Thank ConcertboyPT
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Lower park is nice and shady for summer walks, walking the dog, or just a leisurely stroll. Upper park offers lots of interesting trails, north rim and south rim. Great place to watch the seasons change. Hiking upper park in the summer is best for...More

Thank Alcrocker
Reviewed 21 December 2017

No matter if it's winter, summer, spring or fall, Bidwell Parks have something to offer for everyone. From hiking, bicycling, swimming, nature lovers, bird watchers, you can find something to see or do here. Upper Park, Salmon Hole, 1 mile to 5 mile parks. This...More

Thank backpackingfools
Reviewed 21 December 2017

People living in Chico are very luck to have this park, which stretches from near downtown way up Chico Creek. Our group of six explored the park early in the morning, going all the way up to Horseshoe Lake. We walked around the lake and...More

Thank Judith D
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

I’ve been here twice, both times have been Thanksgiving weekend. Weather was perfect, fall foliage colors, and amazing scenery along the river. First day we started at Horseshoe Lake and hiked to Bear Hole and Salmon Hole. Round trip was about 6.5 miles. The black...More

Thank Timothy Y
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Wow couldn't be a nicer place🤗Lots of trails following the river. Beautiful rock canyon on sides.. nice swimming holes. A good dirt road to bike ride on.

Thank harr2222
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Beautiful well paved bike lanes. Very little street traffic. Several rest stops with picnic tables spread through the park

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Bidwell Park has a great deal to offer. Paths are great for a bike ride, a walk or a run. Picnic tables follow the creek so if like privacy or if you want to get a crowd together the park has what you need. There...More

Thank Peggy S
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I wish I had more time to walk around Bidwell Park. It was so scenic and the walking path was picturesque. Unfortunately, I was only able to do a short walk. Next visit I hope to take a longer walk.

Thank subrogoddess
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