The Durham Loop is a 20- 25-mile flat ride and offers beautiful views of the fertile farmland in the upper Sacramento Valley. This route typically has few cars, offering up a pleasant and safe ride through oak-lined roads.
From the Midway Bike Path in Chico, make a left on Chico-Oro Highway, them make a right on Lott Rd. When Lott Rd. ends, make a right Durham Dayton Rd. Head through the small town of Durham. From Durham, there are a number of quiet roads that lead you back to Chico, or extend your ride further out in the orchards and vineyards around Durham.
Get more route details at Chico Velo.