• Chico Creek Nature Center Chico Creek Nature Center


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Mission Statement

Sharing the wonder of Bidlwell Park, where there is always more to explore.


The Nature Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We are the official visitor's center for Bidwell Park, and are proud to provide numerous services to the community, including:

  • Free Bidwell Park maps and information
  • Janeece Webb Living Animal Museum housing non-releasable animals, which opened in 1991
  • Howard S. Tucker Exhibit Hall with exhibits on the nature of Bidwell Park, which opened in 2010
  • Kristie's Nature Lab, a nature classroom for hands-on learning, which opened in 2010
  • Changing exhibitions on nature and the environment
  • Evening and weekend family programs and lecture series
  • Low-fee Environmental Education Programs for preschool-6th grades
  • Day-camps for children ages 5 to 11
  • Alice Hecker Native Plant Garden & Fresh Water Pond


Average Review 1 reviews

Would you recommend Chico Creek Nature Center?

by Garren S. (August 31, 2014)
I think i would so they can become better with their own environment and the people.