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Upper Bidwell Park, Chico CA
KEYWORDS:   Big Chico Creek, Horseshoe Lake, Bear Hole, Lindo Channel
The best wildflower displays in Bidwell Park are found along the Big Chico Creek Trail usually peaking in late March. The variety of micro-environments is hard to surpass. Shady sycamores along the creek, bright sun over the Lovejoy basalt, oak woodland, etc

TRAILS:   Annie Bidwell Trail, North Rim Trail, Old Homestead Trail, South Rim Trail, Yahi Trail All maps can be downloaded directly from the Chico Hiking Association webpage.

HISTORY:   Bidwell Park was established July 20, 1905 through the donation by Annie Bidwell of approximately 2,500 acres of land to the City of Chico. Since that time, the City has purchased additional land, such as Cedar Grove in 1922, and 1,200 acres of land south

Chico Hiking Association:
We cover the 50 best hikes within 2:10 of Chico, California. Our trail information is the best available, but use it at your own risk. Enjoy.
CNPS CHAPTER AREA: :   Mount Lassen

AREA OF THE POLYGON::   4,738 acres
DENSITY::   0.977 native species per acre
Thanks to  Chico Hiking Association  for contributing this great place.