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44 mi 71 km of trail 5 Recommended Routes

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 5 Trails Intermediate Trails 11 Trails Hard Trails 3 Trails
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Gems in Greater Chico - 1

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gem Favorite Phantom Falls

Phantom Falls

(3) Oroville, CA

Recommended Routes in Greater Chico - 5

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Favorite Above Bear Hole on Annie Bidwell Trail
Intermediate/Difficult

Bidwell Park Tour

14.2 mi 22.9 km 1,747' Up 532.5 m Up 1,747' Down 532.57 m Down

Chico, CA
Favorite Guardians Trail, where the real fun begins
Intermediate

Old Homestead Loop

5.3 mi 8.5 km 983' Up 299.47 m Up 983' Down 299.62 m Down

Forest…, CA
Favorite Bear Hole
Difficult

Bidwell-Guardian Out-and-Back

12.7 mi 20.4 km 1,123' Up 342.19 m Up 1,123' Down 342.17 m Down

Chico, CA
Favorite Phantom Falls
Intermediate

Tour de Table Mountain - Phantom Falls Loop

6.9 mi 11.1 km 783' Up 238.69 m Up 783' Down 238.51 m Down

Oroville, CA
Favorite Above Bear Hole on Annie Bidwell Trail
Difficult

Upper Bidwell Park Loop - South Side

12.7 mi 20.5 km 1,596' Up 486.36 m Up 1,596' Down 486.48 m Down

Chico, CA

Trails in Greater Chico - 14

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4.3 mi 6.9 km #1Guardian Trail
Difficult
Forest Ranch, CA
Difficult
Forest Ranch, CA
1.6 mi 2.5 km #2B Trail
Intermediate
Paradise, CA
Intermediate
Paradise, CA
10.2 mi 16.4 km #3Paradise Flume Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Paradise, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Paradise, CA
4.4 mi 7.0 km #4Annie Bidwell Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Chico, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Chico, CA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #5Lower Bidwell Park Creekside Trail
Easy
Chico, CA
Easy
Chico, CA
4.3 mi 6.9 km #6Middle Trail
Intermediate
Chico, CA
Intermediate
Chico, CA
2.5 mi 4.0 km #7Bidwell Park - Lower Park Path
Easy
Chico, CA
Easy
Chico, CA
4.5 mi 7.3 km #8North Rim Trail
Intermediate
Chico, CA
Intermediate
Chico, CA
1.5 mi 2.4 km #9Lower Trail
Intermediate
Chico, CA
Intermediate
Chico, CA
4.1 mi 6.5 km #10Yahi Trail
Easy
Forest Ranch, CA
Easy
Forest Ranch, CA
1.8 mi 2.9 km #11Upper Trail
Difficult
Chico, CA
Difficult
Chico, CA
1.2 mi 1.9 km #1210 Mile House Trail
Intermediate
Forest Ranch, CA
Intermediate
Forest Ranch, CA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #13T-Ford Trail
Intermediate
Paradise, CA
Intermediate
Paradise, CA
0.2 mi 0.4 km #14Annie Bidwell Alternate Trail
Intermediate
Paradise, CA
Intermediate
Paradise, CA

Photos of Greater Chico - 38

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Looking southeast at Black Butte Lake and the surrounding buttes.
Feb 15, 2020 near Orland, CA
Phantom Falls
Jul 13, 2018 near Oroville, CA
A beautiful hike where you see cattle wandering on a plateau full of flowers.
Mar 29, 2019 near Oroville, CA
Bear Hole
Mar 18, 2019 near Chico, CA
Above Bear Hole on Annie Bidwell Trail
Mar 18, 2019 near Paradise, CA
Super wildflower bloom for the Spring of 2016 (at the end of March)
Aug 2, 2017 near Oroville, CA
Beautiful wildflowers on top of Table Mountain
Jul 13, 2018 near Oroville, CA
North Table Mountain plateau
Jul 13, 2018 near Oroville, CA