Photo of Lake Oroville, CA

Lake Oroville Directions

From Oroville to
Lake Oroville Dam and Visitor Center

In Oroville watch for the Oroville Dam Boulevard exit off of Highway 70. Follow Oroville Dam Boulevard up to the dam, the Visitor Center, and the Bidwell Canyon Marina section of the lake.

To the Lime Saddle area and the Lake Oroville Marina

Coming from the south, continue north on Highway 70 from Oroville about 12 miles. Watch for the sign to Lime Saddle Recreation Area and Pentz Road. Turn left there on Pentz Road off Highway 70 and continue for 2 miles.

Coming from Chico, turn off onto Pentz-Durham Road. Turn left and continue approximately 6 miles to Pentz Road, keeping an eye open for the Lime Saddle Recreation Area sign. Turn left there and go 2 miles to the Marina entrance.

map of the greater Lake Oroville area

Mileage and Driving Times to Lake Oroville
Miles Hours Mins.
Chico 31 43
Fresno 245 4 18
Los Angeles 458 7 31
Oroville 7 15
Portland, OR 518 8 24
Red Bluff 70 1 24
Redding 101 1 53
Reno, NV 166 3 14
Sacramento 75 1 38
San Francisco 159 3 01


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