Black Butte Lake seeks volunteers for National Public Lands Day

Published Sept. 18, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Black Butte Lake will celebrate National Public Lands Day on Sept. 30, providing free entry to day-use areas for volunteers participating in the event.

The event will begin at 9 a.m., concluding at approximately 1 p.m. Volunteers will participate in a variety of projects such as trail maintenance, shoreline clean-up and campground beautification. Volunteers must wear appropriate work attire, including closed-toed shoes, long pants and shirts to shield from the elements. Work gloves and tools will be provided. The event will conclude with a BBQ lunch.

Free camping is available at Black Butte Lake to volunteers who participate in the event, either the night before or on National Public Lands Day. They will also receive a coupon for a free day-use pass, valid anytime in the next year at any Corps park.

Date and Time: Saturday, September 30, 2017 – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Site: Black Butte Lake, 19225 Newville Road, Orland, CA 95963

For more information: Miranda Peters, US Army Corps of Engineers, 530-865-4781.



National Public Lands Day is the nation's largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands. For the last 20 years, outdoor enthusiasts have come together to improve their local recreation areas by helping with small construction projects, litter removal, and trail maintenance. To find information or sign up for National Public Lands Day events near you, visit

J. Paul Bruton

Release no. 17-026