Oroville in Butte County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Bidwell Bar Bridge and Tollhouse
Rededicated on July 30, 1977
on this Kelly Ridge site
to avoid inundation by the waters of
State of California - Edmund G. Brown Jr., Governor
Resources Agency – Claire T. Dedrick, Secretary
Department of Parks and Recreation – Herbert Rhodes, Director
Department of Water Resources – Ronald B. Robie, Director
Erected 1977 by California Department of Parks and Recreation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1856.
Location. 39° 32.246′ N, 121° 27.292′ W. Marker is in Oroville, California, in Butte County. Marker is on Bidwell Canyon Road. This marker is located in the parking lot of the Bidwell Bar Boat Launch at the end of Bidwell Canyon Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oroville CA 95966, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bidwell's Bar (a few steps from this marker); The Mother Orange Tree of Butte County Autumn Harvest (approx. 0.6 miles away); Oroville Dam (approx. 2 miles away); Northern California's Oldest Citrus Tree (approx. 3.2 miles away); a different marker also named Mother Orange Tree of Butte County (approx. 3.2 miles away); Long's Bar (approx. 3.7 miles away); Morris Ravine School (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oroville.
More about this marker. Before Lake Oroville inundated Bidwell Bar the bridge was disassembled and reconstructed at this location.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 824 times since then and 118 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on December 5, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.