Calif -- Recreation season at Black Butte Lake near
Orland will kick-off early this year when camping at select Buckhorn Recreation
Area campsites open March 25.
Buckhorn campsites #35-64 will be available a week
early ahead of spring break and Easter weekend, which falls in March for just
the third time in the last 10 years. These sites will be available on a
first-come, first-served basis.
The 30 campsites will be available in addition to
sites #1-22, which have been open throughout the winter. The remaining Buckhorn
campsites, as well as the Orland Buttes campground and boat launch, will open
Reservations for dates after April 1 can be made at
recreation.gov. Senior or Access federal recreation pass holders can get half
off camping rates.
For more information on camping, recreation, day use
fees or special passes, you can visit our web page at http://1.usa.gov/1RzuoPb, call 530-865-4781, or
stop by the Black Butte Lake Park Office, located 8 miles west of Orland on
Newville Road. Business hours are 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is the nation’s largest federal provider of
outdoor recreation, managing more than 400 lake and river projects in 43 states
and hosting more than 370 million visits per year. With 90 percent of these
recreation areas within 50 miles of metropolitan areas they provide a diverse
range of outdoor activities close to home and to people of all ages.
Release no. 16-010