Butte County is a landscape where the fertile valley floor meets the recreation-rich Sierra Nevada. Within it, warm and friendly towns that feel like home beckon you to explore the unexpected in a corner of Northern California all its own.

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Butte County is the thundering of 410-foot Feather Falls and a sip of Sierra Nevada brew straight from the source. It is the mystical hanging cascades at Phantom Falls and the buttery taste of olive oil from 100-year-old trees. It is mountain biking through wildflowers and waterskiing one of California’s most expansive reservoirs.
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WildFest

The WildFest is the pre-ride party before the Chico Wildflower Century. This is a free community event open to all! Enjoy the Sierra Nevada Beer Garden, cycling-inspired expo, Fork in the Road food trucks, and music.

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Date

Apr 28

Time

13:00:00 - 18:00:00

Location

Silver Dollar Fairgrounds
Chico CA, 95928

Chico Wildflower Century

Saturday (WildFest)- Kick off your ride with our Saturday WildFest pre-ride party with rider check-in, cycling-inspired expo, Sierra Nevada beer garden, live music, KidZone with Bike Rodeo, and Fork In The Road food trucks. Bring your friends and family because this free community event is open to all!
 
Sunday: (Ride day!) The Chico Wildflower Century is about the most fun you can have on a bike! It has even been rated as one of Bicycling Magazine's Top Ten Century rides. Come on out and join us for the 37th annual Chico Wildflower, and you'll see why. Route options include beginner 12 miles to challenging 125 miles. Registration includes SAG support, goodie bag, fully-stocked rest stops, and a hearty and delicious farm-fresh post-ride meal. 
 
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Date

Apr 29

Time

13:00:00 - 18:00:00

Location

Silver Dollar Fairgrounds
Chico CA, 95928

Gold Nugget Days

Gold Nugget Days commemorates the discovery of the 54-pound Dogtown nugget.

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Date

Apr 29

Time

13:00:00 - 18:00:00

Location

5th Street Steak House
Chico California, 95928

Stay in Butte County

When you Explore Butte County, you can be sure you’ll end each day in a comfortable spot. Whether you’re looking for a cozy cottage hideaway, or an inviting downtown inn, search for all the perfect accommodations here.

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