Chico, CA Trails and Parks

Chico has 26 trails in the vicinity, including 15 for mountain biking and 8 for road biking. These trails range from 0.6 to 64 miles in length. The most popular trails are High Lakes Drive, Chico / Upper Bidwell Park and Deer Creek Trail. Trails.com member Lu C. recently completed Middle Trail.
  • Chico / Upper Bidwell ParkView Trail Details

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    Chico, CA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  11.5 miles
    •  Guide

    A very bike-friendly city, Chico has plenty of bike paths. The easily accessible Bidwell Park is the town's mountain biking center, particularly ...

  • Lower Bidwell ParkView Trail Details

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    Chico, CA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  30 minutes to one hour
    •  8.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Lower Bidwell Park in central Chico. Nice, scenic park setting. Good pavement canopied by large oak and Sycamore Pool and a large picnic area ...

  • Deer CreekView Trail Details

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    Chico, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  3 hours
    •  4.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Steep canyon walls, shady forest, and crashing waterfalls large and small highlight this hike along Deer Creek. You can walk this enticing trail ...

  • State Route 99 Corridor BikewayView Trail Details

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    Chico, CA

    •  0.9 miles

    State Route 99 Corridor Bikeway is a hiking and biking trail in Chico, California. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 191 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • State Route 99 Corridor BikewayView Trail Details

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    Chico, CA

    •  0.6 miles

    State Route 99 Corridor Bikeway is a hiking and biking trail in Chico, California. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 221 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • Potter RoadView Trail Details

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    Chico, CA

    •  0.9 miles

    Potter Road is a hiking and biking trail in Chico, California. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 278 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...

  • Sacramento Northern RailwayView Trail Details

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    Chico, CA

    •  1.1 miles

    Sacramento Northern Railway is a hiking and biking trail in Chico, California. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 203 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • Arts and Agriculture: ChicoView Trail Details

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    Chico, CA

    •  One day to several days
    •  Guide

    About 90 miles north of Sacramento, Chico is a classic valley town with an important distinction: It’s the site of the California State University, ...

  • High Lakes DriveView Trail Details

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    Chico, CA

    • Off-Highway Drives  
    •  Difficult
    •  At least a full day
    •  60 miles
    •  Guide

    Spend a weekend exploring this gorgeous high plateau featuring numerous glacier-carved lakes. Camp, fish and relax in remote seclusion after ...

  • ChicoView Trail Details

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    Chico, CA

    • Birding  
    •  Guide

    Bidwell Park is a huge city park of 3,600 acres, extending along Big Chico Creek for 10 miles from the heart of the city of Chico into the foothills. ...

  • Essence of WildflowerView Trail Details

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    Chico, CA

    • Road Biking  
    •  64 miles
    •  Guide

    The roads on this loop comprise the best roads on the popular Wildflower Century, staged by the Chico Velo bike club on the last weekend ...

  • Easy ChicoView Trail Details

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    Chico, CA

    • Road Biking  
    •  27 miles
    •  Guide

    This is really two rides, and you can do them all in one chunk or in two smaller installments of 14 and 11 miles. The ?rst part is a loop out ...

  • North Table Mountain WaterfallsView Trail Details

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    Chico, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  4-5.5 hours
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    Walk across the top of a table mountain to waterfalls that cut through broken basalt. The basalt foundation of North Table Mountain Ecological ...

  • Upper Bidwell Park LoopView Trail Details

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    Chico, CA

    •  5 to 6 hours.
    •  9 miles
    •  Guide

    With extensive views over the Central Valley and the rugged arroyo of Big Chico Creek, this day hiker’s loop takes in a variety of foothill scenery, ...

  • Big Chico CreekView Trail Details

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    Chico, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  3-5 hours
    •  3.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Bidwell Park provides a living diorama— a glimpse of the bounty and rich diversity of life that once flourished in the Great Central Valley. ...

  • Deer Creek TrailView Trail Details

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    Chico, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  4.8 miles
    •  Guide

    When the Lassen high country is buried in snow, the Deer Creek Trail offers a wonderful opportunity to get out on the trail, especially in spring, ...

  • Durham Bike PathView Trail Details

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    Chico, CA

    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Orchards, brilliant with pink and white blooms in spring, laden with fruit in summer and autumn, and naked in winter, line this rural bike path, ...

  • Chico Airport Bike PathView Trail Details

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    Chico, CA

    •  3.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The grassy expanses surrounding the Chico Airport are surprisingly scenic, hosting a variety of songbirds that raise a pleasant ruckus in spring. ...

  • Doe Mill RidgeView Trail Details

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    Chico, CA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  3 hours
    •  28.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Just east of Chico, starting on the eastern edge of town. Verdant riparian corridor along Butte Creek from Skyway Boulevard to Center Gap road ...

  • Pine TrailView Trail Details

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    Chico, CA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1 hour
    •  4.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Upper Bidwell Park, 10 miles northeast of downtown Chico. This is a challenging ride, both technically and aerobically. It is located in the ...

  • Ten Mile House RoadView Trail Details

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    Chico, CA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  40 minutes to 1 hour
    •  7.1 miles
    •  Guide

    Upper Bidwell Park, 10 miles northeast of downtown Chico. This is an easy, fast, fun, scenic ride. Ten Mile House Road is a very steep dirt ...

  • South Rim TrailView Trail Details

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    Chico, CA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1.5 to 3 hours
    •  9.8 miles
    •  Guide

    South side of Upper Bidwell Park, 5 miles northeast of downtown Chico. Scenic ride on South rim includes unmatched views of Bear Hole and Devil's ...

  • North Rim TrailView Trail Details

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    Chico, CA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1 to 2 hours
    •  9.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Upper Bidwell Park, 5 miles northeast of downtown Chico. Panoramic views of the greater Chico metropolitan area, if you choose to look back. ...

  • Middle TrailView Trail Details

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    Chico, CA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1 to 2 hours
    •  8.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Upper Bidwell Park, 5 miles northeast of downtown Chico. Challenging technical sections (especially rocky gullies) and plenty of natural scenery, ...

  • Lower TrailView Trail Details

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    Chico, CA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  20-40 minutes
    •  2.7 miles
    •  Guide

    Upper Bidwell Park, 5 miles northeast of downtown Chico. Trail winds through pretty setting of grass-covered hills and oak trees, with several ...