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Oroville

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Lake Oroville and the dam is a big attraction in these parts, along with 2 local indian casinos. Central hub for shopping for most of the region - Sierra foothills, small towns, surrounding river valley. Plumas National Forest is just up the hill w/ canyons separated by the multiple forks of the Feather River. Mountain bike, dirt bike, fish, hike, camp or kayak. Outdoor recreation central.
Plumas Forest Map
Plumas Forest Map
Bucks Lake Topo Map
Bucks Lake Topo Map
Lassen Forest Map
Lassen Forest Map
Feather River Map
Feather River Map
PCT Map #5 N Sierra
PCT Map #5 N Sierra
elevation: 174' population: 20,500 zip code: 95965

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terrain:
Historic downtown, busy shopping area along the Oro-Quincy Highway (CA 162). Farms, orchards, ranch homes, residential, canyons, creeks, forests, fishing. Suburban rural, near large reservoir and big rivers.


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location:
Butte County
N of Sacto
on Hwy 70

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recreation:

  • Back Road Exploration
  • Boating
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Wineries
  • Houseboats
  • Water ski
  • Table Mountain
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Lake Oroville
  • Plumas National Forest
  • Feather Falls Scenic Area
  • oroville campgrounds

    Lake Oroville Campground
    Colusa Sacramento River Camping
    Hutchins Group Campground - Bucks Lake
    Milsap Bar Campground

    tent camping

    description:
    O-Ville: Historic downtown Oroville dates back to the gold rush, where the forks of the Feather River collide and rearrange the landscape. Flooding was common on the red dirt and granite mountains of oak & pines. Dam was built in the 1960's which formed the huge recreational Lake Oroville - for boating, skiing, fishing, camping, houseboats. Lush canyons, dry meadows, a variety of pine forest. Heavy residential town and lots of rural living on the back roads - remote lands, ranches, farms, gardens, greenhouses.

    nearby towns:
    Chico
    Paradise
    Gridley
    Yuba City
    Berry Creek
    local links:

    Oroville Chamber of Commerce
    1789 Montgomery St. Oroville, CA 95965
    530-538-2542
    https://www.orovillechamber.com

    Oroville Marina - Lime Saddle
    Blaze N J's
    Lundberg Family Farms
    West Coast Adventure Vehicles
    Gold Country Casino
    Chaffin Family Orchards
    California Rice Commission

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    Oroville Suspension Bridge


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