6.7 miles  100' elevation gain

best season: 
all year
but not if snow below:

0:15 drive

dogs supposed to be on leash

Creek ford required, read this page

An excellent hike the length of the Upper Park

This hike is good even in summer as long as it is done in the morning.  Or, plan on going for dips in the creek along the way

The best wildflower displays in Bidwell Park are found along the Yahi Trail, usually peaking in late March.

This hike is in Bidwell Park; owned by the public, managed by City of Chico.  No camping allowed.


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Street View of trailhead
starting trailhead
ending trailhead

Maps  (Dec 2019 edition)

Avenza version

Adobe PDF version

KML track of hike