State: Northern California
Short Name: Bidwell-Sacramento River SP
Address 1: East side of the river, west side of River Road.
City: Hamilton City
Open: Year Round
Camp URL: http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=463
Full Hook: Yes
About: Bank or boat fishing for salmon, steelhead, and shad. Floating the river in tubes, canoes, and kayaks is also fun. Thick understories of elderberry, wild grape, blackberry, wild rose and numerous perennials provide shelter to a diversified wildlife population. The park offers a great setting for observing and learning about the riparian community, which is vanishing in California.
Restrooms: Flush Toilets, Pit Toilets
Directions: 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.