Star Gazing

Milky Way

Bidwell Park is home to the Chico Community Observatory in Upper Park near Horseshoe Lake.

Dedicated to the memory of Anita Ingrao who inspired docents and visitors while exploring the universe from Bidwell Park, the Observatory is open weather-permitting Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights.

The Observatory provides access to the universe through its telescopes for the enjoyment and education of the youth of our Chico community and for our visitors as well. 

For more information, Observatory hours, and events, check out the Chico Community Observatory Facebook page or call (530) 487-4071.

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