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35 Things To Do

In Oroville, California

  • glider
    Table Mountain Aviation Oroville Municipal Airport (530) 519-1400 or 533-1313  *WHAT IS SOARING… FLYING LIKE A BIRD ( IN QUIET SOLITUDE)… *AN EXCITING & EYE-OPENING VIEW OF OROVILLE DAM and more. Read More
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    Oroville Dam Follow Oro Dam Blvd. East Info: 530-534-2306 Completed in 1968, it stands 770 feet high and is 6,920 feet across the top. It is the tallest and one of the largest ...
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    Bidwell Bar Suspension Bridge South End of Lake Oroville in Bidwell CanyonOff Kelly Ridge Road 530-538-2219 In 1856, a suspension bridge was swung across the Feather River at Bidwell Bar, site of the ...
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  • Lake-Oroville-Visitors-Center
    Lake Oroville Visitor’s CenterNorth End of Kelly Ridge Road Off Olive Hwy (Hwy 162) 530-538-2219 http://parks.ca.gov Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 7 days a week Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Year’s Day This is a great source ...
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    Lake Oroville Recreation Area east of Oroville, off Olive Hwy. (162) Campsite Reservations:800-444-PARK (7275) Park Headquarters • 530-538-2200 www.dwr.water.ca.gov/lakeoroville Camping opportunities abound at this State Recreation Area, including boat-in campsites and ten two-tiered floating ...
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  • AquadicCtr#5
    North & South Forebays West of Hwy. 70, north of Oroville (Garden Drive Exit) Classes: 624-6919; www.rowchico.com Reserved for non-motorized use only, the North Forebay is a sailor’s dream come true. Ranked as the best ...
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  • Pioneer Museum
    Butte County Pioneer Memorial Museum 2332 Montgomery Street cityoforoville.org/pioneermuseum.html 530-538-2497 • Fri-Sat-Sun. Noon-4p.m. Closed: Dec. 15-Jan. 31 Admission: $2 Adults ($1.50/each for groups with 15 or more), children under 12 free Built by the Native Sons & ...
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  • 7-Sank-Park
    C.F. Lott Home in Sank Park   A Victorian revival style structure, the C.F. Lott Home built in 1856 serves as a cultural repository for decorative art objects which are typical of ...
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  • ChineseTempleFall
    Oroville Chinese Temple & Garden 1500 Broderick St., 530-538-2496 www.cityoforoville.org/chinesetemple.html Hours: Daily, Noon-4 Closed December 15-January 31 Admission: Adults $3,  Children under 12 free, Tour groups and special rates Built in 1863 to serve a community ...
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  • Shops Along The State Theatre
    Historic State Theatre of Oroville At Myers & Robinson Tickets: 530-538-2415 Box Office Information Recording: 530-538-2470 Dedicated in 1928, this theater has featured great vaudeville acts, fine films, and multiple live music, dance, and ...
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  • Ehmann Home
    Ehmann Home Lincoln at Robinson, 530-877-7436, 533-5316 Open for tours Saturdays, 11-3 Butte County Historical Society Museum 1749 Spencer Ave. 530-533-9418, Fri. 9-12, Sat. 11-3 Butte County Historical Society Archives 2335 Baldwin Ave. 530-533-9418, Thurs.-Fri., 9-Noon Freda Ehmann, “Mother of ...
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  • Antiques
    Oroville’s Antique Shops Downtown Oroville Antique dealers from all over the Northwest come here to buy for their shops. It’s because of the bargains. China, glassware, pottery, jewelry, silver, clocks, paintings, books, maga-zines, ...
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    Artists of River Town Cultural Center, Arlin Rhine Dr. Next to Municipal Auditorium Hours: Tues-Sat, Noon-4 p.m. 530-534-3227 www.artistsofrivertown.org  Lantrip Ashtray Museum Inside Artists of Rivertown Gallery Cultural Center, Arlin Rhine Dr. Next to Municipal Auditorium Hours: Tues-Sat, Noon-4 ...
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  • lake-oro-golf-center
    Lake Oroville Golf and Event Center 9 Holes, Par 66; 5131 Royal Oaks Drive • 530-589-0777Table Mountain Golf 18 Holes, Par 72; Oro Dam Blvd. W., 2 miles W. Hwy 70 • ...
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  • Rider on the Levy
    41-Mile Freeman Bicycle Trail530-533-7885 Completed in 1996, this trail provides 41 miles of scenic off-road recreational riding for All Terrain Bicycles.  Over 30 miles of the trail are flat with some ...
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  • Fountain at Riverbend Park
    Anytime Fitness 1124 Oro Dam Blvd. 530-533-7770 Outdoor Fitness Course Riverbend Park, W. end of Montgomery/Hwy. 70, along the bike trail 530-533-2011 Oroville Sports Club 2600 Oro Dam Blvd. 530-538-0123 Bedrock Park Fifth Avenue & Stafford Street The Outdoor Fitness Course ...
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  • Feather River Fish Hatchery
    Feather River Fish Hatchery & Nature Center Off Table Mountain Blvd. at Feather River Crossing Visiting Hours: 8 a.m. to Sundown Fish ladder opens the day after Labor Day. Tours: 530-534-230 When Oroville Dam was ...
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  • Chinese Temple
    Chinese Temple Garden 1500 Broderick St. Lott Garden in Sank Park 1067 Montgomery St. Minasian Azalea Gardens 1681 Bird St. Western Pacific’s Calif. Display Garden 2191 High at Oliver Three of Oroville’s gardens are featured in Garden Getaways-Northern ...
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  • HorseTrail
    Loafer Creek Horse Camp Lake Oroville Recreation Area 530-538-2200 Reserve America, 800-444-7275 This new state-of-the-art facility features 15 campsites (two horses per site), a restroom with shower facility, a horse washing station and horse tethering ...
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  • Bidwell Marina
    Bidwell Marina 801 Bidwell Canyon Drive Oroville, CA 95966 530-589-9175   www.bidwellcanyonmarina.com       Lake Oroville Marina 3428 Pentz Road, Paradise, CA 95969 530-877-2414 or 800-255-5561 www.lakeorovillemarina.com Some folks prefer sunrises, but we’re partial to sunsets, and we don’t ...
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  • Huntington's Sportsman's Store
    Huntington’s Sportsman’s Store 601 Oro Dam Blvd. 530-534-8000 Hours: Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat. 8-5 Admission is free You may have seen wildlife museums that contain a nice variety of area wildlife, but Oroville is home to ...
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  • The Bottling Process
    Morse Mandarin Farms 8 Featherdale Dr., Oroville, CA 95966 530-589-2126  • www.morsemandarinfarms.comMt. Ida Mandarin Ranch 845 Mt. Ida Rd., Oroville, CA 95966 530-589-5799, FAX: 589-5949  • www.holidaymandarins.com Tri-L Mandarin Ranch Entrance on Mt. Ida ...
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  • poker-chips
    Colusa Casino 3 miles north of Colusa, Hwy.45 530-458-8844 • www.colusacasino.comFeather Falls Casino Hwy. 70 to Ophir Rd. then east 530-533-3885 • www.featherfallscasino.com Gold Country Casino & Hotel 4020 Olive Hwy. 530-538-4560 • www.gold-country-casino.com Rolling Hills Casino Liberal Avenue ...
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  • Train Mural
    Oroville Aviation Corp. North Wilbur Road at the Afterbay Canal  •  530-532-7530 The sign on Wilbur Road reads “Oroville Air Corp.–Spectators Welcome.” And you can watch model airplanes being flown most Sunday ...
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  • 9-Miner-doorMURAL
    Oroville’s downtown has turned into a mural mecca with over 15 murals, and you can also find one at the Lake Oroville Visitor’s Center. The murals high-light Oroville’s heritage going from ...
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  • Train
    The Depot at Western Pacific Brewery and Dining Oliver & High Sts. • (530) 534-9101 Where better to watch the trains go by than in Oroville’s original Western Pacific Railway Station? This ...
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  • butte-college-mascot
    Butte College     Butte College offers a quality education where students can earn Associate of Arts and Sciences degrees, transfer, certificate, career and  technical programs, English as a second language, workforce training ...
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  • ishi
    California Historic Landmark “The Last Yahi Indian” Oro-Quincy Hwy. & Oak StreetIshi Mural Downtown on Robinson St., between Lincoln & Huntoon Film & additional information available at The Lake Oroville Visitor’s Center • 530-538-2219 In 1911, ...
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  • 27-HocksBirdcage
    Birdcage Theatre & Hocks Unlimited 1740 Bird Street 530-533-BIRD, www.birdcagetheatre.net It’s hard for us to believe that so much talent landed in one spot, but time and time again, we’re overwhelmed by the professional ...
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  • TrainInPark
    Hewitt Park Steam EnginesBetween Baldwin & Park Ave., access on Daryl Porter Locomotive buffs will enjoy these two old steam engines.  Railroads were an important part of Oroville’s history since the ...
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  • oro-fishing
    Oroville State Wildlife AreaHeadquarters: 945 Oro Dam Blvd. W.Entrances off of Oro Dam Blvd. W., Hwy 70, Pacific Heights Rd, Larkin Rd., Vance Ave. & Palm Ave. Maps available at Entry Points 530-538-2236 Just outside ...
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  • military-artilery
    Military Museum, Campground, & PaintBall at Surplus City 4514 Pacific Heights Rd. 530-534-9956 Dedicated to the appreciation and preservation of last century’s military history and memorabilia, the owners have been collecting for over ...
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  • lap-swimming
    When the valley heat becomes too much to bear, lots of folks like to dive into the water to cool off.  Four area facilities offer that opportunity. Bedrock Park, a 3.75-acre ...
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    Mitchell Park- Pomona & Fifth AvenueNelson Park – Sixth Street & Nelson Riverbend Park – West end of Montgomery Street Palermo Park – 2350 Ludlum Avenue in Palermo Twenty-four acre Mitchell Park features ...
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    Oroville Municipal Airport Oro Dam Blvd. West Two-Three Miles Past the Bridge Rates/Reservations: 530-533-1313 Table Mountain Aviation Glider Rates/Reservations: 530-519-1400 www.TMAGlider.com If you think you’ve seen all there is to see in the Oroville area, don’t be ...
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  • Bolts-building
    Bolt’s Tool Museum End of Safford Street between Oak & Pine Streets 530-538-2528, 530-538-2415 www.boltsantiquetools.com Opened in spring of 2006, this museum is the fulfillment of one man’s dream.  Bud Bolt started collecting in ...
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  • glider
    Table Mountain Aviation Oroville Municipal Airport (530) 519-1400 or 533-1313  *WHAT IS SOARING… FLYING LIKE A BIRD ( IN QUIET SOLITUDE)… *AN EXCITING & EYE-OPENING VIEW OF OROVILLE DAM and more. Read More
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