#330:  Bidwell's Bar

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Lake Oroville State Recreation Area, end of Bidwell Canyon Rd, far end of parking lot, Oroville





Private Plaque


Site and plaque in recreation area, access limited by hours of operation. Fee may be required.

From the Guidebook:

From 1853 to 1856 Bidwell's Bar served as the second county seat of Butte County. The site of the courthouse, now inundated by Oroville Reservoir, is 120 yards west of this small monument.

2009 David Schmitt