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Recommended Routes in Upper Bidwell Park - 4

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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 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

Upper Bidwell Park Hiking

  • 79 Miles 127 Kilometers of Trail
  • 4 Recommended Routes
  • 3 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 11 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 3 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Upper Bidwell Park - 13

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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
4.4 mi 7.0 km #3Annie Bidwell Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Chico, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Chico, CA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #4Lower Bidwell Park Creekside Trail
Easy
Chico, CA
Easy
Chico, CA
4.3 mi 6.9 km #5Middle Trail
Intermediate
Chico, CA
Intermediate
Chico, CA
2.5 mi 4.0 km #6Bidwell Park - Lower Park Path
Easy
Chico, CA
Easy
Chico, CA
4.5 mi 7.3 km #7North Rim Trail
Intermediate
Chico, CA
Intermediate
Chico, CA
1.5 mi 2.4 km #8Lower Trail
Intermediate
Chico, CA
Intermediate
Chico, CA
4.1 mi 6.5 km #9Yahi Trail
Easy
Forest Ranch, CA
Easy
Forest Ranch, CA
1.8 mi 2.9 km #10Upper Trail
Difficult
Chico, CA
Difficult
Chico, CA
1.2 mi 1.9 km #1110 Mile House Trail
Intermediate
Forest Ranch, CA
Intermediate
Forest Ranch, CA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #12T-Ford Trail
Intermediate
Paradise, CA
Intermediate
Paradise, CA
0.2 mi 0.4 km #13Annie Bidwell Alternate Trail
Intermediate
Paradise, CA
Intermediate
Paradise, CA

Photos of Upper Bidwell Park - 18

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Bear Hole
Mar 18, 2019 near Chico, CA
Above Bear Hole on Annie Bidwell Trail
Mar 18, 2019 near Paradise, CA
North park path, Lower Bidwell Park
Mar 21, 2015 near Chico, CA
Wild Flowers along the South Rim Trail.
Mar 14, 2015 near Paradise, CA
looking east from the North Rim parking lot
Mar 13, 2015 near Chico, CA
Big Chico Creek at 5 mile recreation area
Mar 13, 2015 near Chico, CA
Start of B trail. Singletrack coming up.
Mar 13, 2015 near Paradise, CA
looking across the canyon to the bottom of Bloody Pin Trail
Mar 13, 2015 near Paradise, CA