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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!

Location

In Bidwell Park at 1968 E. 8th Street, Chico, CA 95928 - Click here to map it! 
530-891-4671

Hours

The Janeece Webb Living Animal Museum and Nature Play Room 
9 AM - 12 PM | Wednesday - Saturday |

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

Admission

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

Programs:

May contain: bird, animal, and owl

Animals of the Nature Center

Spend time learning about the lifecycle, diet and habitat of each animal in and around the Nature Center as well as how to care for and handle the ones in our collection in this small group environment.  There will also be time for a craft and game each day. 

Tuesdays | 1/7 - 1/28 | 3:00 - 4:00 PM | Amphibians | Grades 1-3
Tuesdays | 2/4 - 2/25 | 3:00 - 4:00 PM | Reptiles | Grades 1-3
Tuesdays | 3/3 - 3/31 | 3:00 - 4:00 PM | Mammals and Birds | Grades 1-3
Tuesdays | 4/7 - 4/28 | 3:00 - 4:00 PM | Animals of Bidwell Park | Grades 1-3

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