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


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
Friday, April 25, 11AM-12PM x     Radical Rabbits Preschool Program
Saturday, April 26, 11-4   x   Celebrate the Jewel!
Saturday, May 3, 10AM-11:30   x   Iron Canyon Hike
Saturday, May 10, 11AM-12PM x     Beautiful Butterflies Preschool Program
Saturday, May 17, 10-11:30 AM   x   Butterflies from A to Z Family Program
Monday, May 26     x Crazy Creek Day Camp
Saturday, May 31   x   Edible and Useful Plant Walk
Friday, June 6     x Summer Sun Day Camp
June 9-August 15     x Summer Camp!