This park offers 243 acres of hiking, scenery, and activities. Fishing, boating, picnicking, wildlife watching, canoeing, rafting, kayaking, and inner-tubing
can all be enjoyed.
The park includes many areas. Big Chico Creek Riparian Area is known for its shad and salmon fishing, and is popular with birdwatchers, who enjoy great blue herons, egrets, hawks, ducks, and swallows, and with families, who enjoy a day on the beach.
Irvine Finch River Access Area has a launch ramp, a 295-space parking lot for boat trailers, six enroute-style campsites for overnight RV camping, restrooms, and is the most popular place to begin a river-floating experience.
Pine Creek day-use area has a large boat launch and parking lot.
Indian Fishery day-use area features eight picnic sites and a 3/4-mile self-guided nature trail (great place to see pipevine swallowtail butterflies).
The many picnic spots make this park an excellent spot for family reunions.
Bidwell-Sac. River State Park
12105 River Road
Phone: (530) 342-5185