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City of Chico, fire and gate restrictions for Bidwell Park

The City of Chico has announced due to the Red Flag Fire Warning, all the gates into the interior portion of Lower Bidwell Park and the gate at Horseshoe Lake/Lot E in Upper Bidwell Park will be closed

Posted: Oct 9, 2019 2:28 PM
Updated: Oct 9, 2019 3:30 PM

CHICO, Calif. - The City of Chico has announced due to the Red Flag Fire Warning, all the gates into the interior portion of Lower Bidwell Park and the gate at Horseshoe Lake/Lot E in Upper Bidwell Park will be closed.

The Red Flag Fire Warning prompted by gusty winds, low humidity, and dry conditions have prompted a Red Flag Fire Warning from Wednesday, Oct. 9, through 7 am Thursday, Oct. 10.

In addition, all BBQ’s, including the use of charcoal and propane, are prohibited throughout Bidwell Park during this Warning.

As a reminder, smoking and open fires are always prohibited in Bidwell Park and City parks and greenways.

The Parks Division requests the public’s cooperation in using extra caution while visiting Bidwell Park and to be aware of the potential for fallen limbs.

For Red Flag updates, CLICK HERE

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