Adventure Pass

Expiration: Dec 31st 2022

Hike, Bike, and Paddle your way around Butte County!

Choose your adventure with the Explore Butte County Adventure Pass, featuring 30 scenic spots where you can Hike, Bike, and Paddle around some of the area's most beautiful natural and urban scenes.

EXPLORE
Take to the trails and explore more than 300 miles of hiking, biking, and paddling along Butte County’s network of trails and waterways. Discover parks, preserves, wetlands, and fun activities along the way!

WIN
Once you check in for 3 adventures you are eligible to pick up this year’s limited edition Adventure Sticker!

SAVE
Check out exclusive discounts from these local businesses: Almendra Winery & Distillery, Forebay Aquatic Center, Secret Trail Brewing Company, Union, and Upper Park Clothing!

AND, with each check-in, you’ll also earn an entry to our quarterly drawings. The more you check in, the more entries you earn! (See official terms and conditions for full details)

Share your Adventure Pass photos! Use #AdventureButteCA on social media for your chance to be featured.

Included Venues

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Temporarily closed due to construction

Keefer Road Loop (12 miles)
Chico. Road Cycling. Moderate hills. 12 mile loop. Accessible year-round.

On the Keefer Road Loop, you’ll ride over an abandoned railroad bridge, pass the Chico Airport, and pedal by scenic pasturelands. Starting on the bike path at 11th Avenue and Esplanade, the rails-to-trail bike path...
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Almendra Winery & Distillery
Durham
Almendra Winery & Distillery blends wine country elegance with a hometown feel! Enter the family friendly restaurant and tasting room and you’ll immediately experience the unique, warm and rustic ambiance of this upscale winery and distillery. Custom hardwood accents adorn the entire facility and...
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What's Included

  • 1/2 Off A Wine Or Spirit Tasting Flight
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Annie Bidwell Trail
Chico. 8.8 mile out-and-back (9.4 miles from Chico Canyon Trailhead to 10 Mile House Trail). Best used March-November. Dogs allowed on leash.

The Annie Bidwell Trail starts off with short, punchy climbs up to the rim of the canyon, and follows with a steep, rocky downhill. At the bottom,...
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Bidwell Canyon
Oroville. Mountain Bike. Moderate. 9.5 mile out-and-back. Accessible year-round.

Starting at the Bidwell Canyon Trailhead near the Oroville Dam and riding out to Saddle Dam Day Use Area and back, you’ll enjoy this ride with great views of Lake Oroville on Bidwell Canyon Trail (aka, Kelly...
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Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve
Forest Ranch. 2-3 miles out and back. Accessible year-round. Dogs not allowed.

Containing 3,950 acres of diverse habitats, 4.5 miles of Big Chico Creek, and countless species of flora and fauna, the Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve (BCCER) offers a variety of trails to explore. From the...
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Brad Freeman trail
Oroville. Mountain Bike. Moderate. 41 mile loop. Accessible year-round.

The 41-mile Brad Freeman Trail is an extensive loop trail that offers the opportunity to push yourself and up your mileage. The trail will take you across the city of Oroville, where you’ll enjoy a variety of scenic...
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Butte Creek Trail
Magalia. Moderate. 2.4 mile out-and-back. Accessible June-October. Dogs allowed. Poor cell service; make sure to take a photo for check-in if needed.

Discover the remote Forks of Butte Creek Recreation Area along the Butte Creek Trail. Starting at Doe Mill Bridge, the trail travels south...
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Center Gap, Centerville (53 miles)
Chico-Paradise Ridge. Mountain Bike. Serious/Technical. 50 mile loop. Inaccessible when there's snow. Poor cell service; make sure to take a photo for check-in if needed.

Get a serious climb in with the Center Gap-Humbug Loop, a mix-terrain ride that features an elevation change of 4,000...
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Chico Seed Orchard
Chico. 1 mile loop. Accessible year-round. Wheelchair accessible. Dogs allowed on leash.

Also known as the Mendocino National Forest Genetic Resource Center, the Chico Seed Orchard is a paved mile-long loop that’s accessible to the whole family (note: the path is uneven in several spots...
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Colby Mountain Lookout/Colby Meadows
Near Butte Meadows. 7.3 - 9.6 mile loop. Accessible May-October. Dogs allowed.

Offering a variety of snow-covered cross-country skiing and snowmobiling trails in the winter, Colby Mountain Lookout/Colby Meadows is just as fun when explored on foot. It’s higher elevation location makes it a...
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Dan Beebe Trail
Oroville. 11.9 mile point-to-point (shuttle required). Accessible year-round. Dogs not allowed.

Starting at Saddle Dam at Lake Oroville and meandering up Kelly Ridge and past the Lake Oroville Visitor Center, the Dan Beebe Trail takes you on a scenic journey past Oroville Dam down to the...
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Durham Loop (20-25 miles)
Chico & Durham. Road Cycling. Flat, 20-25 mile loop. Accessible year-round.

With few cars on these country roads, a ride on Durham Loop is a pleasant and quiet one.

Starting at Durham’s Community Park, head west on Durham-Dayton Hwy through the quaint town of Durham until you reach...
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Fast 50 (31 miles)
Chico, Road: Flat, 31 mile loop. Accessible year-round.

Start at the “Decide & Ride” monument in Lower Bidwell Park near Sycamore Pool. Cross the bridge and head towards Woodland Ave. Follow Woodland Ave. and veer left onto East 5th St. Pass through classic Chico neighborhoods and by the...
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Feather River Through Oroville
Oroville. Easy. Best March-June and September-early November.

The Feather River running through Oroville offers relatively calm waters perfect for family-friendly kayaking explorations. Launching at the Feather River Fish Hatchery under the Table Mountain Boulevard Bridge, you’ll enjoy a...
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Forebay Aquatic Center
The Forebay Aquatic Center is a nonprofit organization located in northern California. We exist as a collaborative effort between the Table Mountain Rowing Club, Butte Sailing Club, CSU Chico Rowing Club, and California Department of Parks & Recreation: Boating & Waterways.

What's Included

  • 10% Off Rental Price
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Gray Lodge Wildlife Area Loop
Gridley. 1.8 mile loop. Accessible year-round. Lands Pass required (complete online or pay in cash on-site). Dogs allowed on leash.

You’ll find two easy, flat trails at the Gray Lodge—the first is the main 1.8-mile...
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Guardian and Annie Bidwell Loop
Chico. Mountain: Serious/Technical. 8.6 mile loop. Accessible year-round but closed during wet weather.

With the loop being either all uphill or all downhill, the Guardian and Annie Bidwell Trail (formerly known as the South Rim) is recommended for advanced riders in great shape. Guardian...
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Jonesville Canyon
Jonesville. 3.8 mile out-and-back. Best used May-October. Dogs allowed.

The Jonesville Canyon trail takes you near the headwaters of Butte Creek. Even though it’s one of the lowest elevation High Country hikes in Butte County, you’ll still get the benefits of a cooler summer hike...
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Midway Bike Path
Chico & Durham. Road Cycling. Flat/Easy/Beginner. 6 miles out-and-back. Accessible year-round. Park at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds.

Running parallel to the Midway that connects Chico and Durham, the scenic Midway Bike Path is a mixed-use path that takes users through the seemingly endless...
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Monkey Face Loop
Chico. Around 1 mile, but mileage can vary. Best used February-May. Dogs allowed on leash.

Overlooking Bidwell Park from the top, the Monkey Face Loop is one of the most trails popular in the park. Generally accessible year-round, you’ll enjoy it the most April through May and September...
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North Thermalito Forebay
Oroville. Easy. $8 Parking Fee. Dogs Not Allowed on the beach and turf areas. Accessible year-round, with rentals available in the Summer.

The Thermalito Forebay North features 300 surface acres of water, a 200-yard swimming area with a sandy beach, and plenty of shade. Reserved exclusively...
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Paradise Lake
Magalia. Easy. $3 Parking Fee. $10 boating fee (electric trolling motors only). Dogs Not Allowed. Closed on Wednesdays. Best April-November. Poor cell service; make sure to take a photo for check-in if needed.

Paradise Lake is a postcard picture of a serene forested lake with canoes lazily...
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Paradise Lake
Magalia. Easy. $3 Parking Fee. $10 boating fee (electric trolling motors only). Dogs Not Allowed. Closed on Wednesdays. Best April-November. Poor cell service; make sure to take a photo for check-in if needed.

Paradise Lake is a postcard picture of a serene forested lake with canoes lazily...
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Phantom Falls
Oroville. 4.2 mile out-and-back. Best used November-April. Lands Pass Required $4.58. Dogs allowed on leash.

While finding the trail is a little tricky, once you do find it, the hike to Phantom Falls is a fairly easy one....
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River Road (16 miles)
Chico. Road. Flat. 16 mile loop. Accessible year-round.

The flat, short River Road loop takes you through the scenery that makes up the bulk of riding in the Chico area—walnut and almond orchards.

Starting at Chico State, ride southwest until you reach Ivy St. Make a left, ride a...
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Roy Rogers-Loafer Creek Loop
Oroville. Moderate. 5 mile loop, Accessible year-round, Park at Brooks Orchard Picnic Area.

By itself, the Roy Rogers Trail is a two-mile trail that connects via the northern part of the Loafer Creek Loop, but it is often combined with the aforementioned Loafer Creek trail to create an...
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Sacramento River
Chico. Easy. Best May-September.

The Sacramento River is California’s largest river, and Butte County’s share of it showcases some of the best river recreation in the state. These twists and turns are home to legendary tubing adventures and spectacular boating and fishing opportunities....
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Secret Trail Brewing Company
Local Brewery where all the beer is made on the premises. Cool taproom and large patios with a very friendly vibe.

What's Included

  • 20% Off A Pint Of Beer
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Table Mountain Loop (50-60 miles)
Chico-Oroville. Road Cycling. Moderate Hills. 50-60 mile loop. Available year-round.

A remnant of an ancient lava flow, the North Table Mountain Ecological Reserve truly is table-like on top, with steep, vertical cliffs at the edges that produce unique waterfalls in the early spring along...
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Thermalito Afterbay
Oroville. Easy. No parking fees. Dogs are allowed but must be leashed during nesting season (March 15th-June 30th).

A diversion pool downstream of Lake Oroville, the Thermalito Afterbay is great for boaters and paddlers. With 17 miles of shoreline and 4,300 surface acres of water, the...
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Union
Union is located in downtown Oroville with a inside/outside bar, outdoor patio, and beer garden. The Union has a stage, where we bring local and traveling acts for our music series. Unions menu is focused on California cuisine using only the freshest local ingredients. We believe we are a premier...
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What's Included

  • 1/2 Off One Appetizer
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Upper Park Clothing
California clothing for the trails and pavement.

What's Included

  • 10% Off Your Order
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Yahi Trail
Chico. 7.9 mile out-and-back. Accessible year-round. Dogs allowed on leash.

There are plenty of reasons why the pedestrian-only Yahi Trail is one of the most popular hikes in Bidwell Park: a variety of micro-environments, Big Chico Creek, large shady sycamores, and beautiful spring...
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Yellowstone Kelly Heritage Trail
Paradise. 4.3 point-to-point; shuttle required. Accessible year-round. Dogs allowed on leash.

Starting at the Paradise Depot Museum, the Yellowstone Kelly Heritage Trail (formerly the Paradise Memorial Trailway) offers a converted, paved “rails-to-trails” path that runs parallel to...
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