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Butte Lake Campground

Capacity: 1,010 People up to 10 people, 6 adults plus children/site
Elevation: 6,100 Feet (1901.5 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days/Year
Number of Sites: 101 Campsites
Recommended Season: Late Summer
Reservation Status: Not Accepted
Usage: Heavy in Summer
Vehicle Accessibility: Passenger Vehicle

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General Description

The Butte Lake Campground lies at an elevation of 6,100 feet west of Butte Lake in the northeastern portion of the park. The site is accessible by a dirt road six miles south of Highway 44. It consists of 101 individual campsites available on a first come, first served basis.

Each campsite consists of a fire pit and picnic table. Campground amenities include portable toilets and garbage collection. Campers will enjoy a close proximity to hiking, backpacking, fishing, hand-propelled boating and swimming opportunities.

Directions from Northwest Entrance: Drive northward on Highway 89 to Old Station. Turn eastward on Highway 44 at Old Station and drive to the turnoff for Butte Lake, approximately 12 miles. Turn right on the Butte Lake Road and travel six miles to the campground.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Mid-June through Late September (NOTE: Opening and closing dates of this facility will vary depending on weather conditions.) .

Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
campsite, single unit Call for Current Fee

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Camping Butte Lake Campground
ICON Fishing Butte Lake Campground - Butte Lake
ICON Hiking & Walking Butte Lake Campground - various trails
ICON Bird Identification Butte Lake Campground
ICON Wildflower Identification Butte Lake Campground
ICON General Information Butte Lake Campground - Butte Lake Ranger Station
ICON Canoeing Butte Lake Campground - Butte Lake
ICON Kayaking Butte Lake Campground - Butte Lake
ICON Swimming & Waterplay Butte Lake Campground - Butte Lake

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Visitor Information:

California Travel and Tourism Commision, P.O. Box 1499 , Sacramento, CA, 95812-1499, Phone: 800-862-2543


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