Maps and Directions
Unless otherwise noted in program descriptions, all field trip and workshops begin at the Chico Masonic Family Center.
All Fired Up! Ceramic Art Center (AFU)
Chico, CA 95928
Between W 8th and W 9th Street, downtown Chico
Avenue 9 Gallery & Art Guild (A9)
180 E. 9th Ave.
There is ample free parking on the corner of 9th Avenue and Oleander for the Friday January 29 Art Reception.
Bell Memorial Union, CSU, Chico (BMU)
Corner of 2nd and Chestnut Street
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 and drive into downtown Chico. Turn right at 2nd Street, then three blocks to the corner of 2nd Street and Chestnut Street. If coming from Nord Avenue on Hwy 32, turn east at the W. 2nd Street stoplight. The BMU is on the left, six blocks on the corner of 2nd and Chestnut Street.
Free Parking on weekends at Chico State’s parking structure and on lots across the street from the BMU.
Chico Creek Nature Center (CCNaC)
1968 E. 8th Street
Directions from Chico: Take exit #385 toward Chester/Orland-Hwy. 32. Continue to follow hwy 32-east and take the first left right after Hwy. overpass. Turn left at E. 8th St.
Chico Masonic Family Center (CMFC)
1110 W. East Avenue
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, approximately 2 miles from the Hwy 32 and East Avenue intersection.
CSU Chico Vertebrate Museum (CSUC)
From Hwy 99 North or South: Take 1st Ave. exit (Bidwell Mansion), turn west on E. 1st Ave. At the Esplanade, turn left. At Memorial Way, turn right into the Bidwell Mansion parking lot (525 Esplanade). Continue through lot to the right of the Interpretive building and behind the Gateway Natural History Museum. This University lot is not monitored on weekends. On foot follow signs to Holt Hall. A greeter will lead you to the Vertebrate Museum for the Raptor identification workshop.
Gridley McDonalds (GMcDo)
1513 State Hwy 99
Directions from Chico: Take Hwy 99 South to Gridley McDonalds is in a shopping center on the west side of Hwy 99 in Gridley. Driving time and distance from Chico: 35 minutes, 29 miles.
The McConnell Foundation
800 Shasta View Drive
Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge (SNWR)
752 County Road 99W
Directions: Located south of Willows off Interstate 5. Please call the Refuge or the festival office for further details.
Sacramento River Discovery Center (SRDC)
1000 Sale Lane
Directions:South on Interstate 5, take Antelope Blvd. exit and turn east. then turn right on Sale Lane and continue down the road where you will see the center.
Waffle Shop Live Oak (WSLO)
10432 State Hwy 99 (Live Oak Blvd)
Directions from Chico: Take Hwy 99 South to Live Oak. WSLO is on west side of Hwy 99 at the north end of town. Driving time and distance from Chico: 45 minutes, 38 miles.