Feather River Fish Hatchery
Feather River Hatchery raises Chinook salmon and steelhead along the Feather River, just below Lake Oroville. An underwater viewing window displays migrating salmon or steelhead during the approximate dates of mid-September through June.
Visitors will enjoy their time at Feather River Hatchery any time of year, and be sure not to miss Oroville's annual Salmon Festival in September.
Forebay Aquatic Center
Located on the north side of Oroville off Hwy 70, the aquatic center is located in a beautiful park setting on the edge of a small lake. In addition to swimming and picnicking, they offer sailing lessons, kayaking day trips, SUP yoga (stand-up paddleboard yoga), summer rowing camps, and much more. Dogs are welcome!
Brad Freeman Trail
A popular trail with both hikers and cyclists around Lake Oroville. This is a 40-mile trail on the far side of the dam with long stretches of flat trail.
Feather River Park Trail
This 3 mile long, paved bike path connects Riverbend Park to the Veteran’s Memorial Building and runs adjacent to Bedrock Park. It is a wonderful way to start the day and end up downtown for a coffee!
Lake Oroville State Recreation Area
Lake Oroville recreation area encompasses about 28,450 acres near the City of Oroville. The park offers a variety of outdoor recreation activities including boating, fishing, water sports, swimming, horseback riding, biking, hiking and wildlife viewing. The area includes Oroville Lake, as well as the Feather River – both excellent fishing spots. The Lake Oroville Visitor Center has a museum, exhibits, videos and a store. Dogs on leashes are welcome.