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

Programs Overview

Guided explorations of Bidwell Park for all ages!
Check out our Summer 2013 program brochure here.

Bidwell Park was made for exploring and having fun.

Whether you attend a "Great Gobblers Preschool workshop," a "Buggy World" birthday party or become a nature detective on an "Animal Discovery Hike," the Chico Creek Nature Center offers kids of all ages a place to interact with nature, discover Bidwell Park’s diverse ecosystem and learn about preserving this natural resource.

The Nature Center’s programs include preschool-age workshops, nature-themed birthday parties, exploration-oriented day camps, and K-6 grade Environmental Education field trips designed to meet the science standards for California public schools.

Chico Creek Nature Center Hours of Operation