Enjoy bank or boat fishing for salmon, steelhead, and shad at the Bidwell-Sacramento River State Park. Or, grab your inner tubes, canoes, or kayaks and cruise down the river with friends.
Choose from multiple access spots, including Indian Fishery Day Use Area, Big Chico Creek Day Use Area, Pine Creek Day Use Area, and Irvine Finch River Access.
Check out their park brochure for more info and a detailed map.
To get there:
From Chico, take West Sacramento Ave. 5 miles until it intersects with River Road. Big Chico Creek is to the left, Indian Fishery straight ahead and Pine Creek is to the right. Irvine Finch River Access is located just west of the Hwy. 32 Sacramento River Bridge.
From I-5 take the Highway 32 exit at Orland. Irvine Finch River Access is just East of Hamilton City. To access the rest of the park proceed East on Highway 32 and turn right on River Road.