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Take a day trip to the Flumes

One of the many flumes located along the trail. Photo credit: Austin Schreiber

Austin Schreiber

April 8, 2018

Accessible aqueducts, amazing views, large boulders, red newts and a true sense of nature are five things you can find at the Flumes.The Flumes are a series of small water bridges that run alongside the Feather River. The unique metal and wood catwalks over the river allow people to walk across.To get to the Flumes, you are going to need to drive to Paradise, wh...

Pack up and set out: Hiking, biking and swimming across Butte County

Illustrations by Kayce Tynan Photo credit: Kayce Tynan

Jake Hutchison

September 8, 2015

  Whether overcast or clear skies, it is certain that the trails around Butte County will be populated on any given day. On a day off, nothing feels better than packing up the necessary gear and setting out. Afterall, hiking was voted the most popular pastime in the Best of Chico poll. Here are the most pop...

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The Flumes