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, October 31, 7:45-5:15     x Camp Chico Creepy
Saturday, November 1, 10AM-11:30AM   x   All About Vultures Upper Park Family Hike
Saturday, November 8, 11AM-12PM x     Animal Language Preschool Program
Saturday, November 15, 10AM-11:30AM   x   Great Gobblers Family Hike
Friday, November 21, 11AM-12PM x     Great Gobblers Preschool Program
Saturday, December 6, 10-11:30   x   Snakes Alive Family Program
Saturday, December 6, 9AM-4PM   x   Project WET Teacher workshop