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3 Man-made Structures- Other to explore in Butte County

Butte County

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

Bidwell Bar Bridge
Bidwell Bar BridgeOroville, CA 95966, USA

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

Feather River Fish Hatchery
Feather River Fish Hatchery5 Table Mountain Blvd, Oroville, CA 95965, USA

The Feather River Hatchery raises Chinook salmon and steelhead along the Feather River, just below Lake Oroville. Visitors can watch migrating salmon from mid-September to mid-November or spawning steelhead from mid December through mid-February through an underwater viewing window. Visitors will enjoy their time at Feather River Hatchery any time of year and great fishing is available on Lake Oroville and several nearby rivers.

Thermalito Diversion Pool
Thermalito Diversion PoolThermalito Diversion Pool, California, USA

The Thermalito Diversion Pool, in tandem with the Diversion Dam, serves to create a tailwater pool for Hyatt Powerplant, just around the bend to the East, at the base of Oroville Dam. The diversion pool also acts as a forebay when Hyatt Powerplant is pumping water back into Lake Oroville, as well as provides recreation opportunities.

Map of Man-made Structures- Other to explore in Butte County