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Updates on Butte County Businesses Reopening

In efforts to continue being a resource for our county, we will be updating the status of local attractions, eateries, and events twice a week. You can also find tips for safe and healthy travel in Butte County here.

Butte County Reopens

As California moves further into Phase 3 of reopening, Butte County has been allowed to reopen additional sectors due to local variance. Open businesses will follow State reopening guidance and post local self-certification placards to indicate they are ready for visitors. As information is constantly changing, make sure to call or check the website of individual businesses to confirm operating hours and days.

Below, you will find up-to-date information regarding local attractions, points of interest, restaurants, and lodging options. (Updated Monday and Thursday by 3:00 pm)

What's Open

Masks Required in Butte County

Per State order, face coverings are now required indoors (when not actively tasting or eating) and outdoors when not actively tasting or eating or when physical distancing is not feasible

Restaurants

Updated 7-6-20. Download a printable version.

This is a curated, non-exhaustive list of restaurants offering services. All listed are offering take-out, with various combinations of call-in or online ordering; some delivery available. Check individual restaurants for their specific offerings and up-to-date information; services and hours are changing quickly with the transition into Phase 3 of reopening.

KEY

*Dine-in area open with limited capacity

**Dine-in area open AND reservations required

CHICO & DURHAM

(For a more comprehensive list of the status of Chico area restaurants, check out the Chico News & Review)

OROVILLE

PARADISE RIDGE

Bars, Breweries, & Wineries

CHICO

DURHAM

OROVILLE

BANGOR

Attractions & Points of Interest

What's Open and What's Opening

CURRENTLY OPEN

PLANNED REOPENING

OFFERING ONLINE CONTENT

Museums

Shopping

This is a curated, non-exhaustive list of Butte County shops open for walk-in customers.

Click here for a more detailed list of open Downtown Chico stores

Click here for a more detailed list of open Downtown Oroville stores

CHICO & DURHAM

OROVILLE

PARADISE

Wide-Open Spaces

Outdoor Places That Are Open to Visitors

US FOREST SERVICE

Check out Plumas National Forest and Lassen National Forest for the most up-to-date information.

CALIFORNIA STATE PARKS
Since Butte County is in Phase 2 of reopening, certain state parks in the area are starting to reopen with restrictions.Non-campground outdoor areas of parks, including trails and beaches, remain open to pedestrians and bicyclists.

  • Camping is available at all individual family campsites. Vehicular access to day-use facilities such as parking lots, boat ramps, restrooms and trails are open

CHICO

Chico Area Recreation and Park District (CARD): Parks are open. Bathrooms at larger community parks are open but closed at smaller neighborhood parks.

OROVILLE

All playgrounds, and confined spaces are closed until further notice. All FRRPD park restrooms have been reopened for public use. Trails and large park locations remain open.

PARADISE

Additional Parks information

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