Introduction to Paradise, California
Paradise, California, in Butte county, is 11 miles E of Chico, California (center to center) and 81 miles N of Sacramento, California. The town is included in the Chico - Paradise metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 26,408 people lived in Paradise.
The Paradise Ridge was initially occupied by the Maidu Indians who lived here for nearly 10,000 years before the arrival of white settlers. The onset of the Gold Rush brought miners from all around the world. After the gold rush slowed down, the Paradise area continued to thrive as an agricultural area. Today, Paradise and surrounding communities are home to nearly 40,000 inhabitants, as it continues to grow as more visitors discover this beautiful city with its breathtaking scenery and fresh air.
Paradise and nearby Attractions
- Gold Nugget Museum
- Paradise Recreation Park District
- Community Park Medical Center
- Paradise Memorial Park
- Paradise Community Park
- Moore Road Ball Park
Things To Do In Paradise
The city is heaven for nature lovers due to its breathtaking natural beauty. Those who love skydiving can enjoy the sport in Paradise, as the city is ideal for skydiving. Lake Oroville State Recreation Area is a popular recreation area in the city where people can enjoy various recreation activities. The nightlife of Paradise is interesting and fun with places like Gold Country Casino making it more lively.
The Oakland International airport provides near-direct access to Paradise.
Paradise Higher Education
California State University-Chico is the nearest college that serves the city.