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

Contact & Directions

Hours of Operation

Living Animal Museum: Wednesday-Saturday - 11a.m. - 4 p.m.
Howard Tucker Exhibit Hall: Friday-Saturday - 11a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed Sundays-Tuesdays

Chico Creek Nature Center

1968 East 8th Street
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: 530-891-4671
Fax: 530-891-0837
Email: info@bidwellpark.org


From Hwy 99 take the Hwy 32 Chester Exit
Head northeast on CA-32 East toward Chester/E 9th St. for one or two blocks toward Fir St.
Take a left onto Fir St.
Fir St. turns into E 8th St. There will be a sign for the Bidwell Park Info Center (Nature Center).
The Chico Creek Nature Center will be .75 miles on the left

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