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Parks and nature in Chico

Top parks

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“Upper Park has everything from a casual walk to some great mountain biking.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Park
“Bidwell Mansion, located at 525 Esplanade in Chico, California, was the home of General John Bidwell and Annie Bidwell from late 1868 until 1900, when Gen. Bidwell died. Annie continued to live there until her death in 1918. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Park
“Fairytale-themed playground for children with elaborate play structures and group/picnic facilities”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“Monkey Face is part of our famous Upper Bidwell Park and one of the many beautiful places to explore. Great hiking trails and swimming holes are to be found in Upper Park.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Features nature walks, interactive museum, interpretive exhibits, and ecology and science programs using a variety of live animals.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Tourist Attraction
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“The Depot Museum is located at the Community Park. Learn about the railroad history through Paradise. Also, the Yellowstone Kelly Heritage Trail, a 5 mile bike/pedestrian trail runs along behind the park. Plaques tell of the folks who colored the history of Paradise.”
  • 1 local recommends

Trails

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“Monkey Face is part of our famous Upper Bidwell Park and one of the many beautiful places to explore. Great hiking trails and swimming holes are to be found in Upper Park.”
  • 2 locals recommend