There's More to Explore. Pace Yourself.

Grab the dog and a sense of adventure and take a drive to the pristine Northern California landscape of Butte County for an adventure in the wide-open outdoors. Butte County offers an expanse of fresh air and scenic trails, serene lakes and classic charm.

Spend a weekend hiking one of 77 mountain summits or biking the top-rated nature trails. For a relaxing day at the water, pack a picnic and make your way to Lake Oroville where you can meander along the water or toss in a line.

After you work up a sweat, dip your feet in the Feather River or venture to the Forebay Aquatic Center, where you can learn to sail or kayak and tie knots like a real shipmate or find your balance with a paddleboard yoga session.

Whether you’re looking to relax or to challenge yourself, there are many paces to be experienced in Butte County.