Caper Acres Renovation

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For information contact us at

(530) 896-7800

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Monday through Friday

Donate to Bidwell Park call

530-896-7800 for more information.


Park Division 2013 Annual Report

2014 PPDG Monitoring Report

Check out the Park Division newsletter:

Bidwell Park Pulse, Winter 2014

Bidwell Park Pulse, Fall 2013

Bidwell Park Pulse, Summer 2013

Bidwell Park Pulse, Spring 2013

Bidwell Park Pulse, Winter 2013

Bidwell Park Pulse, Fall 2012

Bidwell Park Pulse, Summer 2012

Bidwell Park Pulse, Spring 2012

Bidwell Park Pulse, Winter 2012

Bidwell Park Pulse, Fall 2011

Bidwell Park Pulse, Summer 2011

Bidwell Park Pulse, Spring 2011

Bidwell Park Pulse, Winter 2011

Bidwell Park Pulse, Fall 2010
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Bidwell Park and PlayGround Commission

  • Jeffrey Glatz

    Aaron Haar

    Elaina McReynolds

    Scott Grist

    Garrett Liles

    Anna Moore

    Lise Smith Peters

Staff Contact: Linda Herman, Parks and Natural Resources Manager

(530) 896-7800 or

email the Commission.

Miscellaneous forms and documents of the Park Division are now available on-line. Here are a few of the documents available, or click on the "Park Department Documents" link located on the left side of your screen for more documents and forms.

Park Division

The Park Division's major functions include the maintenance of Bidwell Park (one of the largest municipally owned parks in the United States), as well as other City parks; maintenance of City street trees (approximately 37,000 trees) and management of the many maintenance districts within Chico. The City's Park Rangers, Urban Forest Manager, and Volunteer Coordinator all work within the Park Division.

The Park Division's Office is located at 965 Fir Street. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 - 5:00.

For more information regarding City parks and street trees, click on the following or call (530) 896-7800 or email us at Park Info.

Other Recreational Links of Interest:

Information on Mountain Lions (California Department of Fish and Game)