Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park


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Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park


Location:At 525 The Esplanade in Chico, next to the campus of California State University.
Facilities:Visitor center, restrooms, exhibits (é), picnic area.
Activities:Guided tours.
Special Features:John Bidwell was an agriculturalist, social activist, and politician. He built his 3-story brick home in the 1860s in the overall style of an Italian villa. The mansion contains 26 rooms and measures 10,000 square feet.
Address:c/o Northern Buttes District Office
400 Glen Dr
Oroville, CA 95966

Phone:530-895-6144
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=460
Size: 5 acres.

See other parks in California.
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Chico Creek Nature Center, part of 3,670-acre Bidwell Park, a few blocks from the state-owned Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park, in the Central California town of Chico.