Sightseeing at Lake Oroville

  • Lake Oroville Dam - 530-534-2306 - Tallest dam in the USA at 770 feet, and one of the largest earthen dams.
  • Bidwell Bar Suspension Bridge - South end of the lake in Bidwell Canyon, 530-538-2219 - Built in 1856 it was California's first suspension bridge. It has been closed to traffic since 1954.
  • Lake Oroville Visitor's Center - North end of Kelly Ridge Road, 530-538-2219 - Information on wildlife, history, brochures, and a 47-foot viewing tower.
  • Lake Oroville State Recreation Area - Home to numerous campgrounds and beautiful scenery encompassing the entire lake.