• Lassen Peak from Hat Creek

    Lassen Volcanic

    National Park California

Butte Lake Stock Corral

Butte Lake stock corral
Butte Lake stock corral
NPS Photo
 

The Butte Lake stock corral is located across from the Butte Lake Ranger Station, and is accessed by a six-mile dirt road off Highway 44. There is a maximum limit of eight animals and 10 people with parking limited to six-wheeled vehicles.

Region

Butte Lake

Elevation

6100 feet

Season

6/8 - 9/18

Reservations

Reservations required for stock corrals

Fee

$35

Number of sites

1

Maximum RV length

Maximum trailer length

Accessibility

Restrooms

Vault toilets

Water

Potable water available in the campground

Food storage

Metal food locker (more about food storage)

Dump station

Closest amenities at Old Station

Amenities

Closest amenities at Old Station

Pets

Permitted (more about pet regulations)

Ranger-led programs

Phone

No

Recreation

Hiking, backpacking, stock use, swimming, fishing, non-motorized boating


Notes

  • Site includes two metal panel corrals
  • Only one stock party is assigned to the site at one time.
  • Group site capacity is limited to a maximum of 10 people, and eight animals, with parking limited to six licensed vehicles (a truck and trailer each count as a vehicle).
  • Stock parties must camp at the corral campsite.
  • Owners must bring their own feed. No grazing.
  • Place manure in a plastic bag no more than 1/4 full then place next to the refuse container or remove from the park upon departure.
  • Hitch rails are not provided. Be prepared to use your trailer as a hitch.
  • Portable corrals are not allowed except within designated corral enclosure areas.
  • Backcountry permits required for ALL horse/stock use in park.

Reservations are required, and are available through www.recreation.gov or by calling 877-444-6777 beginning April 1, 2012.

Read more about stock use in the park or download the Saddle and Pack Stock Use Guide (pdf, 445kB).

 

Did You Know?

reddish color microscopic snow alage

The reddish color sometimes observed on top of snow at Lassen Volcanic NP snow is a living organism called snow algae. When snow begins to thaw, these microscopic organisms spring to life. They function as a primary food source and are being studied for their cancer-fighting properties.