Black Butte Lake closes some camping for season

Published Sept. 4, 2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Orland Buttes Campground, one of two campgrounds at Black Butte Lake, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District facility near Orland, will close for the season beginning Sept. 9, 2013.

This is a regular seasonal closure for the recreation area and its associated boat launch. Both facilities are scheduled to re-open in April 2014.

Camping continues to be available year-round at Black Butte Lake’s Buckhorn Recreation Area and boaters can continue to launch at Buckhorn or Eagle Pass launch ramps.

Additional information can be obtained by calling 530-865-4781 or by visiting the Black Butte Lake park office, located 8 miles west of Orland on Newville Road, open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is the nation’s largest federal provider of outdoor and water-based recreation, hosting more than 370 million visitors annually at more than 420 lake and river parks.

Robert Kidd

Release no. 13-063