Lower Feather River

Oroville / Rivers

The Feather River is part of the principal tributary of the Sacramento River, and was the center of gold mining during the 19th century. Today, the lower section of the river is valued for its fishing, rafting and kayaking. The Feather River runs from Lake Oroville, flowing south between Marysville and Yuba City. A popular access point is the Feather River Parkway in Yuba City.