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

Learn How

Please consider getting more involved with the Chico Creek Nature Center in one of the following ways:

Become a member of the Chico Creek Nature Center!

Volunteer to help at the Nature Center - Work with kids, animals, as a museum docent, or help us with handyman projects!

In-kind Donations

As an independent non-profit organization, the Chico Creek Nature Center welcomes any monetary or in-kind donations. Below is our current list of in-kind donations we need.

  • A flooring repair in the Living Animal Museum for an estimated $200
  • A small scaffold and some extendable dusters to help us clean some very high places at $300
  • Models and other visual aids to enhance our lessons for an estimated $750
  • Cleaning and Sealing of the tile floors in Kristie’s Lab for an estimated $1,000
  • The completion of the outside sink installation for an estimated $2,000

We very much appreciate your interest in our programs and facilities and look forward to hearing from you soon.