Description

The smaller of the two campgrounds at Black Butte Lake, Orland Buttes Campground has almost everything its big brother has, even the fish cleaning station. Just be aware that it closes up shop for half the year and is only available April through September. Post in jest about your Bigfoot or spider monkey sighting on the camp bulletin board!
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
36 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Orland Buttes Campground.

Beach
Lake
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Hipcamper KATIE
Katie M.
didn't provide a recommendation.
May 30th, 2017

I've been here about 6 times and really miss going here. It's a great weekend getaway from Chico and it is cheap! It is easy to get reservations and there are 35 sites! It is only $20 per night and they have flush toilets, hot showers, and fish cleaning stations.

This is located at Black Butte Lake and managed by the Army Corps of Engineers. There are hiking trails, Black Butte Dam, and a full disc golf course nearby. It is fun to take a short hike to the lookout point and watch the sunset where you will find 2 benches. Across the lake the Buckhorn Campground is open year-round. It is a good place for RVs too.
Beware: there are rattlesnakes, raccoons, deer, and other wildlife.

Sunset and lake view from site 30
Hipcamper Alexis D.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
June 1st, 2019
Hipcamper Katie M.
recommends this listing.
May 30th, 2017
Hipcamper Dominic R.
recommends this listing.
April 17th, 2017
Park
Black Butte Lake
State
California
Country
United States
Phone Number
(530) 865-4781
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
View Website
Coordinates
39.772° N, 122.353° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer - Group: 1 Site
(Up to 50 people per site)
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 35 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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