Chico Creek Nature Center

As the official Visitor Center of Bidwell Park, the Nature Center is a hub for fun, education, and wonder — all inspired by the outdoors!


In Bidwell Park at 1968 E. 8th Street, Chico, CA 95928 - Click here to map it! 


The Janeece Webb Living Animal Museum and Nature Play Room 
11am - 3pm | Wed - Sat

Kristie's Nature Lab and Howard S. Tucker Exhibit Hall For programs and by reservation

We will be closed to the public Dec 25 to Jan 5.  We will be open for camp only on those days.


Members Free | Adults $4 | Children, Students and Seniors $2

Board Meetings

Quarterly on the 3rd Wednesday of the month in March, June, September and December at 5:30 p.m. in Kristie's Lab
December 2017 Board Meeting Canceled

Events at the Nature Center: