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Bell Memorial Union, CSU, Chico (BMU)

Corner of 2nd and Chestnut Street
Chico
530-898-4636
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Directions: From U.S. Hwy 99, take the East First Avenue Exit. Proceed west on East First Avenue following signs to the campus. After approximately 1.5 miles, turn left on Esplanade, drive into downtown Chico. Turn right at 2nd St, then three blocks to corner of 2nd St & Chestnut St. If coming from Hwy 32, turn east at the W. 2nd St stoplight. The BMU is on the left, six blocks on the corner of 2nd & Chestnut St.

Free Parking on weekends at Chico State’s parking structure and on lots across the street from the BMU.

Chico Creek Nature Center (CcNc)

1968 E. 8th Street
Chico, CA
Phone: 530-891-4671
Fax: 530-891-0837
Email: info@bidwellpark.org
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Directions from Chico: From Hwy 99 take the Hwy 32 Chester Exit #385. Head northeast on CA-32 East toward Chester/E 9th St. Take a left on Fir St. Fir St. turns into E. 8th St. The CCNC will be ¾ of a mile on the left.

Chico Masonic Family Center (CMFC) Snow Goose Festival Headquarters & Welcome Center

1110 W. East Avenue
Chico, CA
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Directions from Chico: From Hwy 99, take the East Avenue exit. (This is two exits north of the East 1st Avenue exit.) Turn west on East Avenue. The CMFC is approximately1.5 miles from the Hwy 99 exit, on the right (north) side of East Avenue. If coming from Nord Avenue on Hwy32, turn east at the W. East Avenue stoplight. The CMFC is on the left, after crossing the railroad tracks from the Hwy 32 and East Avenue intersection.

Gridley McDonalds (GMcDo)

1513 State Hwy 99
Gridley, CA
530-846-3222
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Directions from Chico: Take Hwy 99 South to Gridley McDonalds which will be on the west side of Hwy 99 in Gridley. Driving time and distance from Chico: 35 minutes, 29 miles.

Llano Seco Viewing Platform

7 Mile Road
Chico-Dayton, CA
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Directions: From Chico, take Dayton Road south approximately five miles, turn west onto Ord Ferry Road. Continue west approximately three miles, turn south onto Seven-mile Lane. Travel two miles to the Unit entrance.

Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge (SNWR)

752 County Road 99W
Willows, CA
(530) 934-2801
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Directions: Located south of Willows off Interstate 5. Please call the Refuge for directions

Sacramento River Discovery Center (SRDC)

1000 Sale Lane
Red Bluff, CA
(530) 527-1196
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Directions arriving from Chico on CA-99: Continue onto State Hwy 36W/Antelope Blvd. Turn Left on Sale Lane. The entrance gate is approximately 2 miles down Sale Lane.

Studio 561

561 E. Lindo Avenue
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 370-1285
Directions: Mangrove Ave to E. Lindo, across from S&S Produce.
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Special Events

Snow Goose Festival Wildlife Art Exhibit & Reception & Audubon's 2018 Photography Awards Traveling Exhibit
Museum of Northern California Art (MONCA)

900 Esplanade (across from Chico High School)
Chico, CA 95926

Parking areas: Esplanade, Oleander Ave. (one block east of the museum), Chico High School (only on the weekends) and surrounding streets off the Esplanade

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Remarkable Lives: The Intertwined Worlds of Birds and Humans

Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology, California State University, Chico
Museum of Anthropology
CSU, Chico 400 W 1st St. Chico, CA 95929
(530) 898-5397

Directions to Chico State Campus: From U.S. Hwy 99, take the East First Avenue Exit. Proceed west on East First Avenue following signs to the campus. After approximately 1.5 miles, turn left on Esplanade, drive into downtown Chico. Turn right at 2nd St, then three blocks to corner of 2nd St & Chestnut St. If coming from Hwy 32, turn east at the W. 2nd St stoplight. The CSUC is on the left, six blocks on the corner of 2nd & Chestnut St.
Free Parking on weekends at Chico State’s parking structure and on lots across the street from the CSUC.
Location: The museum is located in the Meriam Library complex on Chico State Campus, across from the main library entrance.

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