Chico Butte Creek Perfect Getaway

Cabin in Chico, CA

10 guests

5 reviews

This beautifully situated cabin rental in Chico, California, lies along a rushing river where in April migrating salmon pass through making it a once in a lifetime experience. Able to sleep up to six guests, this cabin boasts four bedrooms and two bathrooms. The master bedroom features a king-size bed with an ensuite bathroom that has a luxurious bathtub that overlooks the river below. A queen-size bed can be found in the second bedroom, while the third bedroom contains a full-size bed and one twin bed. The last bedroom features two single beds. Linens, towels, and a hairdryer are provided for guests throughout their stay.

As guests make their way onto the main floor they will encounter the living, dining, and kitchen areas. Guests will enjoy the cozy living room that features comfortable lounge furniture, a grand piano, a big-screen television with a Wii, and a gas burning fireplace. The dining area is home to a large dining table as well as a pool table so guests can play a game after a delicious meal.

The spacious open kitchen with plenty of countertop space contains everything guests will need to prepare meals for themselves throughout their stay, such as an oven, stove, microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, toaster and a coffeemaker. Guests can also find all essential cooking utensils, dishes, and cutlery.

Outside, guests can enjoy the views of the river from the back porch which has plenty of outdoor furniture and a barbecue grill. A hot tub is also available for use after a long day outside in the sun.

Equipped with heating and air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and a big screen TV, guests who stay at this cabin will feel just at home. Linens, towels, and hairdryer are provided, as well as the use of the washing machine, clothes dryer, and iron.

Guests will enjoy cooking in the full indoor kitchen and on the barbecue grill outside. A beautiful gas fireplace can be found in the living area and is perfect for warming up after a long day exploring the outdoors.

Views can be savored from the balcony and back porch with a hot tub overlooking the rushing river below. The lawn has many outdoor games like horseshoes, a volleyball net, and badminton equipment.

Plenty of regular and RB parking is available on the premises.

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Features and services

Most popular features

  • Shared Jacuzzi/Hot tub

  • Wi-Fi/Internet

  • Private Kitchen

  • National Park

  • Bathtub

  • Heating

  • Swimming

  • Fishing

  • Microwave

  • Fireplace

  • Fridge

  • Wildlife watching

  • Water sports

  • barbecue

    Shared Barbecue

  • kayak


  • Horseback riding

  • Bicycle rental

  • Safari/Game drive

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Where you will stay

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Chico, California

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Scenic views
  • Lassen Volcanic National Park
    41 miles straight-line distance
    65 kilometers straight-line distance

Guests can come and enjoy this beautiful 2500 square foot getaway with a large deck overlooking Butte Creek to view the salmon. The salmon often come in April and stay till September when they spawn. Guests can watch them swim in the deep pool below or take the steps down to swim with them on hot summer days. Only after they spawn in November can guests fish (catch and release only) for steal head which are bountiful in the area.

Butte Creek Canyon is a treasure with walls, nature, and landscape rivaling a miniature grand canyon. Guests can enjoy viewing the turkeys, osprey, bald eagles, mergansers, otters, deer, and possibly a bear now and then from the deck. Kayaking is great on this creek and the hikes in the area are some of the best (the Flumes, Coal Canyon Falls, Phantom Falls, Center Gap and Feather Falls, and Ishi trail are just a few). Also, guests can enjoy the wonderful downtown of Chico with one of the largest municipal parks in the nation (Bidwell Park) with Sycamore pool, caper acres, and upper park. Also, glampers can enjoy fabulous beer and food at Sierra Nevada brewery and endless activities downtown.

The property itself is seven miles outside of Chico's city center in a secluded and peaceful area along Butte Creek which hosts the largest wild run of Chinook salmon in all of California. From the deck, guests can watch schools of salmon and can make their way down the steps and swim with them as well with masks, snorkels, and tubes on site.
Activities near Chico
  • Swimming

  • Water sports

  • Horseback riding

  • Biking

  • kayak


  • kayak

    Whitewater rafting

  • Climbing

  • Fishing

  • Boating/Sailing

  • Wildlife watching

  • Safari/Game drive

  • Tennis

  • Golfing

  • Feeding animals

Northern California is infamous for its vast woodlands. rolling hills, and mild year round climate making it a perfect glamping destination through every season. Outdoor enthusiasts who visit this area will have something interesting and new to do every day during their glamping getaway.

The property itself sits just above a rushing river where during April guests can watch the salmon flock upstream. As fishing rules are extremely strict, more adventurous guests can use snorkeling gear to observe the salmon up close while they migrate through the property. Guests can also swim, kayak, canoe, and tube on the river while the weather is warm and the sun is shining.

The terrain around the property and Chico is home to amazing trails, forests, and national parks such as Plumas National Forest and Mendocino National Forest where guests can go hiking, trekking, cycling, mountain biking, horseback riding, mountain climbing, and rappelling. These areas are also home to larger lakes and rivers where guests can go fishing and boating. Wildlife observing and photography are also popular activities to do in the breathtaking national forests.

If glampers want a break from the outdoors they can take a short drive into Chico and grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants, socialize with the locals at one of the numerous bars, or go shopping in the boutiques and antique shops.
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Things to know

Arrival and departure

  • Check-in: Flexible

  • Check-out: Flexible

House rules

  • No pets allowed

  • No smoking

  • No parties

  • No events

  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy


Free cancellation available within 48 hours of booking confirmation, if more than 15 days before check-in day

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Additional info

This property is not pet-friendly.

Please note that there will be an increased cleaning fee if the party is over six people. Please inquire with the host.

This property lies on protected salmon territory, so fishing is extremely monitored. November through March only catch-and-release style fishing is permitted, while during months that lie outside of this time period, fishing is forbidden altogether.
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