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Gems in Greater Chico - 1

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gem Favorite Phantom Falls

Phantom Falls

(4) Oroville, CA

Recommended Routes in Greater Chico - 5

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Favorite Above Bear Hole on Annie Bidwell Trail
Intermediate/Difficult

Bidwell Park Tour

14.2 mi 22.9 km 1,747' Up 532.5 m Up 1,747' Down 532.57 m Down

Chico, CA
Favorite Phantom Falls
Intermediate

Tour de Table Mountain - Phantom Falls Loop

6.9 mi 11.1 km 783' Up 238.69 m Up 783' Down 238.51 m Down

Oroville, CA
Favorite Bear Hole
Difficult

Bidwell-Guardian Out-and-Back

12.7 mi 20.4 km 1,123' Up 342.19 m Up 1,123' Down 342.17 m Down

Chico, CA
Favorite Guardians Trail, where the real fun begins
Intermediate

Old Homestead Loop

5.3 mi 8.5 km 983' Up 299.47 m Up 983' Down 299.62 m Down

Forest…, CA
Favorite Above Bear Hole on Annie Bidwell Trail
Difficult

Upper Bidwell Park Loop - South Side

12.7 mi 20.5 km 1,596' Up 486.36 m Up 1,596' Down 486.48 m Down

Chico, CA

Greater Chico Hiking

  • 107 Miles 172 Kilometers of Trail
  • 5 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 8 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 12 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 3 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Greater Chico - 18

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4.3 mi 6.9 km #1Guardian Trail
Difficult
Forest Ranch, CA
Difficult
Forest Ranch, CA
1.9 mi 3.0 km #2Lil Falls
Easy/Intermediate
Magalia, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Magalia, CA
1.6 mi 2.5 km #3B Trail
Intermediate
Paradise, CA
Intermediate
Paradise, CA
4.4 mi 7.0 km #4Annie Bidwell Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Chico, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Chico, CA
4.1 mi 6.5 km #5Yahi Trail
Easy
Forest Ranch, CA
Easy
Forest Ranch, CA
10.2 mi 16.4 km #6Paradise Flume Trail
Intermediate
Paradise, CA
Intermediate
Paradise, CA
5.3 mi 8.5 km #7Yellowstone Kelly Memorial Trailway
Intermediate
Paradise, CA
Intermediate
Paradise, CA
2.6 mi 4.2 km #8Lake DeSabla
Easy/Intermediate
Forest Ranch, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Forest Ranch, CA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #9Lower Bidwell Park Creekside Trail
Easy
Chico, CA
Easy
Chico, CA
4.3 mi 6.9 km #10Middle Trail
Intermediate
Chico, CA
Intermediate
Chico, CA

Photos of Greater Chico - 49

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Looking southeast at Black Butte Lake and the surrounding buttes.
Feb 15, 2020 near Orland, CA
Phantom Falls
Jul 13, 2018 near Oroville, CA
View of the Forebay at the end of the Rattlesnake Hill Loop Hike.
Jul 21, 2021 near Thermalito, CA
A beautiful view above Paradise Lake from the trail.
Jan 4, 2021 near Magalia, CA
A beautiful hike where you see cattle wandering on a plateau full of flowers.
Mar 29, 2019 near Oroville, CA
Bear Hole
Mar 18, 2019 near Chico, CA
Above Bear Hole on Annie Bidwell Trail
Mar 18, 2019 near Paradise, CA
Super wildflower bloom for the Spring of 2016 (at the end of March)
Aug 2, 2017 near Oroville, CA