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North Central Valley Wildlife Management Area - Things to Know Before Visiting

Chico, CA 95928, USA

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About North Central Valley Wildlife Management Area

Located within 11 counties in the Sacramento Valley and the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta of California, It consists of conservation easements acquired on privately owned wetlands. The landscape is very flat, bordered by the Sierra and Coast ranges and is surrounded by intensive agriculture. It includes approximately 8,500 acres of existing wetlands and 46,500 acres of former wetlands to be restored and developed for waterfowl and other wetland-related wildlife.


Attractions Near North Central Valley Wildlife Management Area

Stansbury Home
Stansbury Home18.95km from North Central Valley Wildlife Management Area

This is a Victorian home built by Dr. Oscar Stansbury in 1883. The home was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974 and in 1991 was listed as supporting the South Campus Historic District. The home was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974 and in 1991 was listed as supporting the South Campus Historic District.

Janet Turner Print Museum
Janet Turner Print Museum19.01km from North Central Valley Wildlife Management Area

The Janet Turner Print Museum at California State University, Chico advances the art of printmaking by making its international collection accessible to the people of Northern California and beyond. We engage a diverse public through stimulating exhibitions, programming, and study to inspire reflection, collaboration, and action.

National Yo-Yo Museum
National Yo-Yo Museum19.09km from North Central Valley Wildlife Management Area

The National Yo-Yo Museum features the worlds largest public display of yo-yo, yo-yo memorabilia, and contest awards. It's the home of BIG-YO, the World's Biggest Working Wooden Yo-Yo in the 1982 Guinness Book of World Records. It is located inside Bird in Hand and is open 7 days a week and is free to tour. Guided visits are available to groups by special arrangement.

Bidwell Mansion | State Historic Park
Bidwell Mansion | State Historic Park19.35km from North Central Valley Wildlife Management Area

This is a beautiful, three-story, 26 room Victorian House Museum that stands as a memorial to John and Annie Bidwell. John Bidwell was known throughout California and across the nation as an important pioneer, farmer, soldier, statesman, politician and philanthropist. Now a museum and State Historic Park, it is California Historical Landmark #329 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The mansion was a $60,000 project, and was finished in May 1868.

Butte Creek Canyon Ecological Reserve
Butte Creek Canyon Ecological Reserve19.61km from North Central Valley Wildlife Management Area

The Butte Creek Ecological Preserve is a 93-acre site along the middle section of Butte Creek. The site was formerly used for gold, sand and gravel mining, and is recovering from those activities. It contains more than a mile of creek frontage, as well as habitat for many species of special status, including the Western Pond Turtle and Yellow-legged Frog. The reserves protect habitat for other species such as bald eagle, Swainson's hawk, beaver and the western pond turtle.

One Mile Recreation Area
One Mile Recreation Area20.11km from North Central Valley Wildlife Management Area

One Mile Recreation Area is located in Lower Bidwell Park. has a large pool, named the Sycamore Pool, with Big Chico Creek running through it. The area offers a large grassy area with many big shady trees, picnic tables, barbecues, drinking fountains, restrooms, walking trails, horseshoe pits, and the nearby sycamore field and Caper Acres Playground. This area is an excellent site for birthdays, family reunions, baby showers, social gatherings, and many other events.

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