The California Conservation Corps (CCC) will continue to work on a vegetation thinning and chipping project to minimize risk and lessen the spread of wildfire near the Bidwell Canyon day use area through November 1. The work will take place adjacent to Bidwell Canyon Road just before the Bidwell Canyon California State Parks entrance kiosk.
Oct 23, 2017 · An employee with the California State Parks watches as a group fishes while his crew's boat refuels Tuesday October 17, 2017 in Oroville, California. (Emily Bertolino -- Mercury-Register) Low lake levels at Bidwell Canyon Marina resemble the drought days Tuesday October 17 in Oroville, California.
Apr 02, 2019 · Live video by the California Department of Parks and Recreation shows a light stream of water flowing down the main spillway Tuesday. It comes as spring storms are expected to swell the lake behind Oroville Dam this week. Molly White with the state Department of Water Resources says crews may increase how much water is released if needed.
California State Parks, State of California. Potters Fire Impacts to Lake Oroville SRA: August 17, 2020 - The Spillway Boat Launch, Potter Trail system and the Burma Diversion Pool areas are closed through Wed., Aug. 19 due to the Potters Fire.
The Spillway Launch Ramp was one of the most-used boat ramps on Lake Oroville. Now the area once run by California State Parks is a construction site. An aerial view of the Oroville Dam and spillway from the Butte County Sheriff's Office helicopter Friday, May 17, 2018, in Oroville, California. (Dan Reidel -- Enterprise-Record)
Boarding floats at various locations around Lake Oroville and the Forebay area are in need of replacement and/or extension to safely accommodate public use of the facilities. The facilities are as follows: Loafer Creek, North Forebay locations 1 and 2, and South Forebay: Replace existing boarding float no increase in size.
August 30, 2019Lake Oroville Community UpdateSpillway Boat Ramp Area Reopening and Labor Day Schedule DWR and California State Parks recently announced expanded Labor Day Weekend operating hours for the Spillway Boat Ramp Area. The facilities will be open from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Labor Day, September 2.
Officials have ordered residents near one of the nation's biggest dams to evacuate the area, saying a "hazardous situation is developing" after an emergency spillway severely eroded.