Welcome to the Chico Creek Nature Center, the gateway and official information center for Bidwell Park.

Calendar

Upcoming Events

Pre-registration is required for all Nature Center events. If an event is canceled due to weather or other circumstances, we will make every effort to contact those registered and reschedule the event at a later date.

We also offer environmental educational programs to regional K-6 classes. For more information see our Kids page.

Chico Creek Nature Center Hours of Operation

Date Preschool Programs Field Trips/Events Day Camps Event
Saturday, Sept. 13, 11AM-12PM x     Critters in the Creek Preschool Program
Saturday, Sept. 20 10AM-11:30AM   x   5-Mile Exploration Hike
Friday, Sept. 26, 11AM-12PM x     Friends with Feathers Preschool Program
Saturday, Oct. 4, 10AM-11:30AM   x   What's Galling You? Guided Tour
Saturday, Oct. 4, 8:30AM-11:30AM   x   Project Learning Tree High School Teacher's Workshop
Sunday, October 5, 12PM-6PM   x   KZFR's 13th Annual Touch of Chico
Saturday, Oct. 11, 11AM-12PM x     Rockin' Raptors Preschool Program
Thursday, Oct. 16   x   Hunter's Moon Dinner & Silent Auction
Saturday, Oct. 18, 6PM- 7:30PM   x   Fall Owl Prowl
Friday, Oct. 24, 11AM-12PM   x   Going Batty! Preschool Program
Saturday, October 25, 8:30-11:30   x   Project Learning Tree High School Teacher's Workshop
November 15, 8:30-11:30   x   Project Learning Tree High School Teacher's Workshop