6 attractions you should visit in Butte County - With photos & details

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Top 6 attractions to explore in Butte County

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

Bidwell Bar BridgeOroville, CA 95966, USA
Lake/ River/ Ponds
Bridges
Man-made Structures- Other

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

Chico Air Museum165 Ryan Ave, Chico, CA 95973, USA
Museums

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.

Indian Springs State Park678 Lake Clark Rd, Flovilla, GA 30216, USA
Outdoors- Other
Forests
National Parks

This state park is located near Jackson and Flovilla. The park is named for its several springs, which the Creek Indians used for centuries to heal the sick. The water from these springs is said to have a sulfur smell and taste. Indian Springs is thought to be the oldest state park in the nation . The park features a small museum that is open seasonally. Exhibits include the park's natural history, the resort era, activities of the CCC, and the history and culture of the Creek Indians.

Oroville DamCanyon Dr & Oroville Dam Rd, Oroville, CA 95966, USA
Dams

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,

Phantom FallsOroville, CA 95965, USA
Waterfalls

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.

Table MountainTable Mountain, California 95965, USA
Viewpoints
Outdoors- Other
1 Day Treks
Adventure Sports- Other
Mountain Peaks

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.

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