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Clotilde Merlo Park

Stirling City, CA 95978
+1 530-873-1658
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Great Place to drop your negative thoughts.

We saw it listed in 101 Things to Do In Butte County, so took the long drive to the park. It is a... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
L1797DCgeorger
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Gig Harbor, Washington
soothing sounds

When I want to leave the cares of life I drive up here to take a refreshing break. The natural... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
Carolyn M
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Stirling City, CA 95978
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

We saw it listed in 101 Things to Do In Butte County, so took the long drive to the park. It is a wonderful place to drop your cares and woes and admire nature as well as the sculptures and trails. It was worth the...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2017

When I want to leave the cares of life I drive up here to take a refreshing break. The natural beauty reflects in the large ponds. The extra treat is seeing the huge trout leap for the fish food purchased from the vending machines. The...More

Thank Carolyn M
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

This is one of those parks you have to actually search for. But once you find it, you will not regret it. It truly is a loving tribute to ones Mom. My grandparents lived in Stirling City and I have fond memories of visiting back...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2016

Was married here five years ago. Went up to have a picnic and the park is still beautiful and wonderfully maintained. A perfect place to bring your families for a picnic.

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Reviewed 24 September 2015

if you want a place to excape to get away from the hussal and bussal of the valley, this is the place, it is so peacefull you can feel Gods presence. The statues remind me of being a kid enjoying the out of doors, fishing,...More

Thank julie g
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

The park is located in Sterling City, California above Magalia. We took another couple to see Clotilde Merlo Park it is very peaceful and tranquil. California State University, Chico Department of Parks and Recreation was commissioned to design and construct the Park for current and...More

Thank AcaSusie
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Reviewed 4 August 2015

A must-see. Breath-taking beauty. Well kept grounds. Feed for the fish and ducks. Bronze statuettes hidden in aeas to make you smile. Trees, sky, 3 small lakes, water features, picnic areas, paved walking trails, manicured grassy areas. Tress and plants dedicated to loved ones. I...More

Thank MlissaS1418
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Reviewed 9 November 2013

We had a very nice wedding at the park other than the women's bathroom overflowing and the circuit breakers continually snapping in the unfinished dressing room. The real bad part is that the people running it. The $200 cleaning deposit we gave them two months...More

7  Thank Ron S
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Reviewed 30 October 2013

If you enjoy finding an incredible park in an unusual location, this is for you. Sterling city was the founding home of Diamond Match Lumber company. It is about 45 minutes above Paradise over a paved but very winding road. Once into this somewhat of...More

2  Thank fgwbita
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Reviewed 28 August 2012

Dedicated to an Italian mother, Clotilde Merlo Park is a private park that allows visitors and sometimes wedding events. The grounds are full of flowers, trees, meadows and waterfalls. It breaths serenity and peace.

5  Thank 530Gypsy
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