"Oroville, the "City of Gold"" Oroville by briantravelman

Oroville Travel Guide: 25 reviews and 78 photos

Adventure Capital Of California

Not many people can say they live in the Adventure Capital of anything. Pretty much any sort of adventure or outdoor activity you can imagine, can be done here, except spelunking. The only thing we're missing are deep caves.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Adventure capital of California, Lots of things to do and places to go, Has something for everyone, Great for water sports and nature lovers
  • Cons:The people aren't very friendly, Lots of hooligans and drug users, Not much happends here, A lot of the cool spots are on private property, Low water level most of the year, No nightlife, This town needs more culture
  • In a nutshell:Not as boring as people say it is.
  • Intro Updated Mar 13, 2014
  • Add to Trip Planner (?)
  • Report Abuse

Reviews (18)

Comments (3)

  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    Apr 1, 2014 at 10:21 PM

    What a neat town. I completely understand the challenges places like these face. I live in one. Yet, you have some wonderful things to see and do. I would venture here most definitely. Excellent page!

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Sep 14, 2013 at 12:26 PM

    Nice page, I never new this place existed now I want to see table mountain.

    • briantravelman's Profile Photo
      Sep 14, 2013 at 6:27 PM

      Thanks. Come to Table Mountain in spring, so you can see the waterfalls, as well as the wildflowers.

  • wise23girl's Profile Photo
    Dec 23, 2011 at 2:00 AM

    Very nice reviews and beautiful photos...The beach would rival Australia


“"Traveling is the best educational experience you'll have."”

Online Now


Top 5,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 1 7 2 5
Forum Rank:
0 1 0 5 2

Badges & Stats in Oroville

  • 18 Reviews
  • 61 Photos
  • 0 Forum posts
  • 735PageViews

Have you been to Oroville?

  Share Your Travels  

Latest Activity in Oroville