BUCKHORN, CA

Buckhorn Recreation Area is at Black Butte Lake, situated at the northern end of the Sacramento valley, 30 minutes south of Red Bluff. The lake is a popular meeting place for water sports enthusiasts, so bring family and friends for an incredibly scenic getaway.Black Butte Lake...
Status: Open through Wed Dec 31 2014   Season Dates

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  • There are no electric/water/sewer hookups
  • No fireworks allowed
  • No off-road vehicles
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1-22 STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 28 Back-In
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Overview

Overview

Buckhorn Recreation Area is at Black Butte Lake, situated at the northern end of the Sacramento valley, 30 minutes south of Red Bluff.

The lake is a popular meeting place for water sports enthusiasts, so bring family and friends for an incredibly scenic getaway.

Natural Features:

Black Butte Lake was formed in 1963 with the completion of the Black Butte Dam on Stony Creek.

The lake's surface area measures 4,460 acres when water levels are high. Black basalt buttes and blue oak woodland hug the lake's 40 miles of shoreline.

Recreation:

Find excitement with wake boarding and sailing or explore the shoreline's 13 miles of fitness trails for hiking, running and biking.

Black Butte is renowned for its warm-water fishing, including catches such as green sunfish and channel catfish to large and smallmouth bass.

Facilities:

Buckhorn has 93 campsites, including a group campground and five walk-in sites. Conveniences include showers, a modern boat ramp complex, two playgrounds and shoreline access. No sites have electric or water hookups. The area is open year-round.

Nearby Attractions:

Horeseback riders can make use of the horse trails at Grizzly Flat and Burris Creek. Drive east to visit the Mendocino National Forest.

Booking Window

GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Sun Apr 27 2014 - Fri Apr 24 2015

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Sun Apr 27 2014 - Fri Oct 24 2014

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Tue Apr 01 2014 Tue Sep 30 2014
Walk In Wed Oct 01 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Biking
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Fish Cleaning Stations
  • Fishing
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Wildlife Viewing
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
Apr 01 2014 -
Sep 30 2014
WALK TO $20.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $16.00-$20.00
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $175.00
Walk In Season
Oct 01 2014 -
Dec 31 2014
WALK TO $20.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $16.00
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC N/A

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
39.8121, -122.36684
39°48'44"N, 122°22'1"W

From Interstate 5, take the Black Butte Lake exit at Orland, CA. Travel west on County Road 200/Newville Road for 14 miles. Turn left on Buckhorn Road and enter the Buckhorn Recreation area.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

BUCKHORN
19225 NEWVILLE ROAD
ORLAND CA 95963-8901

Phone Number:

Information: (530)865-4781
Additional Information