Neighborhoods just North West of Bidwell Park are considered to be near the park neighborhoods. Many of these homes were built in between 1950 and 1962. The area along Vallombrosa Ave has some stunning, larger, homes built around 1910-1960 that sit facing our beautiful Bidwell Park. Of course there are some newer areas that differ from these descriptions. Many people love living near Bidwell Park because of the lifestyle it affords. Located near downtown, the homes and this location is very desirable. See Downtown Chico for more information!