City of Chico Park Division
P.O. Box 3420
Chico CA 95927
(530) 896-7800
parkinfo@chicoca.gov

Thank you for agreeing to take part in this important community survey.  The City of Chico Park Division is asking for the public's feedback on Upper Bidwell Park and the future use of the unpaved portion of Upper Park Road beyond Horseshoe Lake.  This survey should only take 5-7 minutes to complete. All answers you provide will be kept confidential.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Park Division at the phone number and email listed above.

* 1. The following questions are about your experiences in Upper Bidwell Park.

Approximately how often do you visit Upper Bidwell Park? (Select only one)

* 2. What is your purpose for visiting? (Check all that apply)

* 3. What would improve your experience in Upper Park? (Check all that apply)

* 4. The following questions are about changes to motor vehicle access to parts of Upper Bidwell Park.

Upper Bidwell Park has an unpaved road for approximately 4.5 miles from Horseshoe Lake to the road’s end.  Currently, no motor vehicles are allowed past the Diversion Dam gate due to poor road conditions.  Do you agree or disagree with the following potential changes to motor vehicle access to Upper Bidwell Park (see map below as a reference): 
Upper Park Road Map


  Agree  Disagree No opinion
No vehicle access beyond Horseshoe Lake gate.
Vehicle access only to the gate at Diversion Dam (#4 on map).
Vehicle access ending at Salmon Hole by moving the Diversion Dam gate (#5 on map).
Vehicle access ending at Brown's Hole by moving the Diversion Dam gate (#6 on map).
Vehicle access to the end of the unpaved road.

* 5. Improving access to Upper Bidwell Park, and maintaining Upper Park Road and other facilities will require additional funding. 

What is the maximum daily parking fee per vehicle you would pay to help improve and maintain the Upper Bidwell Park road, trails, and facilities?

* 6. What is the maximum you would pay for an annual unlimited parking pass to help maintain the Upper Bidwell Park road, trails, and facilities?

* 7. The Park Division is interested in improving access to public information about Upper Bidwell Park.

Have you used any of the following to get information about Upper Bidwell Park hours of operation, trail openings, road access, or other such park information? (Select all that apply)

* 8. To help the Park Division better serve the community, it is helpful to know a little bit about you.  All the following information will remain confidential.

What is your zip code? 

* 9. What is your education level? (Choose one)

* 10. What is your household annual income? (Choose one)

* 11. What best describes your employment status? (Choose one)

* 12. What is your age?   (Please specify)

* 13. What is your gender?

* 14. Do you have children under 18 years old?

* 15. If you would like the Park Division to contact you regarding the results of this survey, or for any other reason, please provide the following contact information.  The City of Chico does not sell citizen information and does not share confidential citizen information with any other public or private organization.  (Providing this information is optional).

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