Oroville Dam in Butte County, California, United States - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

Get Travalour for free on Google Play

Oroville Dam

Canyon Dr & Oroville Dam Rd, Oroville, CA 95966, USA

Dams

About Oroville Dam

Oroville Dam is an earthfill embankment dam on the Feather River east of the city of Oroville. it is the tallest dam in the U.S. and serves mainly for water supply, hydroelectricity generation and flood control. The dam impounds Lake Oroville, the second largest man-made lake in the state of California,



Attractions near Oroville Dam

Bidwell Bar Bridge4.75km from Oroville Dam

This is the highest reservoir bridge in North America. This bridge crosses the parts of Lake Oroville. It was also the 3rd highest bridge in the world after the Royal Gorge suspension and Glen Canyon Dam arch bridges

Table Mountain6.08km from Oroville Dam

North Table Mountain and South Table Mountain are two prominent basaltic mesas overlooking the city of Oroville, California. In the scientific literature, both mesas are also known as North Oroville Table Mountain and South Oroville Table Mountain in order to differentiate them from the Table Mountain. They are named for their flat surface, like a tabletop; because of this it is often mistakenly called Table Top Mountain.

Phantom Falls10.44km from Oroville Dam

Also called as coal canyon falls. This is a waterfall near Oroville, California which is 166 feet high.  A small pool at the bottom is home to a California newt subspecies. As a seasonal waterfall, Phantom Falls runs only during the rainy months, late autumn to early spring.

Chico Air Museum43.61km from Oroville Dam

The Chico Air Museum is a nonprofit aviation museum located at the Chico Municipal Airport in Chico, California. The museum’s primary purpose is to educate and inspire people of all ages about aviation and the history of flight.

Aerospace Museum of California96.29km from Oroville Dam

Features displays of authentic military and civilian aircraft as well as space vehicle replicas.

California State Railroad Museum106km from Oroville Dam

The museum features 21 restored locomotives and railroad cars, some dating back to 1862. Other exhibits show how the influence of railroads changed American society, influencing travel, commerce and daily life, as well as the lives of railroaders and the diversity of people who work on railroads.

Where is Oroville Dam

Discover more attractions in Butte County, where Oroville Dam is located

Butte County6 attractions

Butte County is a place of natural beauty with countless opportunities for recreation in both rural and urban environments.