Local attractions in Oroville


Local attractions in Oroville

As you venture into the Historic town of Oroville, you will notice the plush foothills and beautifully landscaped valleys. In 2003 Oroville celebrated the 35th Anniversary of the building of the Oroville Dam, which created 15,500 surface-acre Lake Oroville giving us water, electricity, flood control and an abundance of recreation.

Oroville is a popular spot for fishing, boating, kayaking, and swimming. While staying with us you can find plenty of things to do around the area.

For the latest events in the surrounding area go to https://www.101thingstodo.net/ and check out what is happening in Oroville, Chico, Paradise, Gridley and the Foot Hills.

The Marina – Oro Dam

Bidwell Marina is located in the Lake Oroville State Recreation Area on the southern banks of Lake Oroville and offers a wide variety of outdoor activities as well as lodging for extended stays.

Spring Flower Blooming

The blooming wildflowers can be found near the top of Table Mountain in Oroville. They can also be seen along the sides of Table Mountain Boulevard. 


Explore the most popular trails near Oroville with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.


Feather Falls is one of my favourite hikes. I have been here many times now, in the spring when the falls is raging and at low flow in the fall. It is a spectacular waterfall, plunging 410 ft. along the Fall River. Feather Falls flows year-round, but is most impressive in April, when the snow […]

Oroville Chinese Temple

The Oroville Chinese Temple is a Chinese temple built in 1863 in Oroville, California. The temple is now owned by the City of Oroville and open to the public as a museum, and it also continues to be used occasionally for Buddhist worship.

Barry R. Kirshner Wildlife Sanctuary

Wildlife sanctuary exhibiting exotic & endangered animal species, & offering educational programs.