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The city of Chowchilla is in Madera County, California. It is 15 miles northwest of the city of Madera, and is a principal community of the Madera-Chowchilla Metropolitan Statistical Area. Allegedly the name Chowchilla came from the Chauchila Indian tribe, and means murderers, apparently because of the ferocity of the Chauchila warriors. Chowchilla is famous for the palm trees along Robertson Boulevard. They were planted in 1913, and because of them Robertson Boulevard is listed on the California State Register as a scenic highway. For golf enthusiasts staying at discount hotels in Chowchilla, the Pheasant Run Golf Course is the place to go. It is a championship course, and many golfers come here just to play the Run.Chowchilla has three lovely parks. Veterans Memorial Park is in the center of town. It is beautifully landscaped and has monuments honoring local veterans. Special town events take place here. There is a Lions Shelter with barbecue, and playgrounds for children. Sports and Leisure Park is in the north end of town. It has baseball and softball diamonds, a soccer complex, a basketball court and a skate park. There are also play areas for children. R.C. Wisener Park is a great place for picnics and large get-togethers. There are ball fields and a playground with high quality equipment. Four miles east of Chowchilla is the Berenda Reservoir. During the summer this is a popular place for swimming and boating. For information on cheap hotels in Chowchilla, check with