Similar to other locations in California, Chico is a city dedicated to preserving nature and enjoying the outdoors. The city supports its biking population with specialized bike friendly roads and trails. There are a host of scenic, large parks that showcase the beautiful terrain of Chico. Bidwell Park is a huge area for hiking and enjoying the outdoors. Chico is nicknamed the "City of Roses" and is designated a Tree City USA for over 31 years by the National Arbor Day Foundation. Chico offers more than just the outdoors, there is also a thriving business and cultural center in the city. For fresh, local food, there is a Farmer's Market known for its flavorful foods. In addition there is a diverse array of eateries including Asian, Indian, American, Italian and Mexican food in Chico that will impress any foodie.

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Chico, CA offers a rich landscape with one of the largest municipal parks in the United States. The Eastern side of Chico contains the Nord area, known for its spacious, well-designed homes. Meadow Brook Ranch is also a new development in which new construction is offering simple and elegant single-family homes. Chico is just north of Sacramento and offers the central California landscape without the California costal prices. If you are considering a home with a little more acreage, look at some of the larger plots of land near Bidwell Park. Chico offers scenic landscapes and the renowned California climate and culture.

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