Fun Fact #38
Move over Les Schwabb. J.R. McAlpine and L.W. Stark, blacksmiths, set 4 tires -- 3/4" x 2 1/2" wide in 26 minutes in Gridley in June 1883.

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Outdoors : Water Recreation

Two rivers (Sacramento and Feather River), multiple creeks and tributaries, and Lake Oroville, the second largest lake in California, define Butte County's water story. Fishing, boating and all forms of water fun can be enjoyed.

For a water sport guide, call the Chico Chamber of Commerce at 800-852-8570 or see their website at:

Bidwell Marina at Lake Oroville
Black Butte Lake
Feather River
Five-Mile Recreation Area
Lake Oroville
Lake Oroville Visitor's Center
Lime Saddle Marina
One-Mile Recreation Area
Sacramento River
Thermalito Forebay North
Thermalito Forebay South

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