Travelers are voting New Bullards Bar Dam as the best dam in Nevada County. There are 2 dams near Oroville a city just 32 km from Nevada County and 2 dams near Chico which is 54 km distant. The most popular of these are Oroville Dam near Oroville and New Bullards Bar Dam in Chico. You can find 38 dams in California and 135 dams in the country of United States. Our members favorite in California is Morris Reservoir and Hoover Dam is the top pick in United States. Want more? Check out our map of dams in Nevada County.