Campsites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis from October 1-December 31.
Buckhorn Recreation Area is located at Black Butte Lake in the scenic foothills of north-central California, approximately 100 miles north of Sacramento. Blue oak woodlands and towering basalt buttes offer a picturesque setting along 40 miles of shoreline. Black Butte is best known for its warm-water fishery and is a popular destination for both powerboats and sailboats. A total of 85 sites and one group camping facility is available. The day use area is a popular spot for picnicking and swimming. Off-road motorcyclists and all-terrain vehicle enthusiasts will enjoy the 75-acre all-terrain park located next to the campground - Open May 20th through February 28th. For additional information visit: www.spk.usace.army.mil/cespk-co/lakes and click on Black Butte Lake.
Reservations must be made at least 3 days in advance. This is Buckhorn Campground at Black Butte Lake. Is this the campground you are requesting? There is no electricity/water/sewer site hookups at this campground. Campground gates closed from 10 pm to 6 am - March 1 through September 30. Campground gates remain open October 1 through February 28. Pets must be on a leash. Campsites are limited to a maximum of eight people. Campground gates remain open during the non-reservable season. A dump station and potable water are available in the campground. Fireworks are not allowed at any time. The park does not allow ATVs or ORVs from Mar 1 - May 19.
Directions: From Interstate 5, take the Black Butte Lake exit at Orland, CA. Go west on County Road 200 (Newville Road) for 14 miles and turn left into the campground.
Normal Services Available:
3-1/2003 through 9-30/2003 .