Paradise Lake - A variety of recreational activities can be enjoyed at the Paradise Lake facility. We invite you to enjoy the activities available below. Please keep in mind that CAMPING, SWIMMING & WADING is prohibited
Tuscan Ridge Golf Club - The club showcases 18 outstanding holes of golf which is open to the public, competitively priced memberships, a beautiful wedding and reception venue overlooking the Chico, CA valley floor, full service catering, an all grass driving range, and full service grill for a delicious bite to eat during your round of golf.
Billie Park - The place where people, nature, and local history are joined together in harmony.
Bidwell Park - The third largest municipal recreation area in the nation offers 35 miles of trails for hiking, bicycling, skating, horseback riding, and jogging. Swimming holes, picnic areas, baseball diamonds, a golf course, and playgrounds dot the eleven-mile park. Big Chico Creek runs the length of the park, winding its way through spectacular bluffs and later through the valley floor, where towering broad-leafed trees provide shade during hot summers.
Feather Falls - The drive along the Olive Highway, near Oroville, will take you to the sixth largest waterfall in the nation, which reaches a magnificent 640 feet. View breathtaking scenery from the uphill hiking trail.
Bidwell-Sacramento River State Park - With 185 acres, this State Park in Chico offers scenic hiking, boating, inner tubing, rafting, kayaking, and fishing. The park includes Big Chico Creek riparian area, Irvine Finch river access area, Pine Creek day use area, and Indian Fishery day-use area.
Lake Oroville-Houseboats, patio boats, power boats, sail boats, and water-skiing enthusiasts all enjoy this 15,500 surface lake with its 167-mile shoreline. The recreation facilities are operated by the State Department of Parks and Recreation. Two marinas serve vacationers’ needs, from fishing boats to 16-sleeper houseboats, to floating campsites.