Butte Lake Group Site

View of Cinder Cone and Lassen Peak from Butte Lake
Butte Lake affords excellent views of Cinder Cone and Lassen Peak

NPS Photo / Greg Brahms

 

Butte Lake Campground is located six miles south of highway 44 at the end of the Butte Lake road. This remote campground offers few amenities, but numerous recreation opportunities. Enjoy a hike up Cinder Cone, a dip in Bathtub Lake or a paddle along Butte Lake's lava rock shores. Group campsites are located in the north end of loop B.

New! Butte Lake Group Campground will be dry camping through the remainder of the season, 2017. Please make arrangements to bring your own water.

Region

Butte Lake

Elevation

6100 feet

Season

6/9/17 - 9/12/17, weather permitting

Reservations

Reservation required for group sites

Fee

$60 ($35 dry camping)

Number of sites

6

Maximum RV length

45 feet

Maximum trailer length

45 feet

Accessibility

Restrooms

Flush toilets, vault toilets

Water

No water - dry camping

Food storage

Metal food locker (more about food storage)

Dump station

No

Amenities

Closest amenities at Old Station / Hat Creek

Pets

Permitted (more about pet regulations)

Ranger-led programs

Scheduled programs are offered at Manzanita Lake

Phone

No

Recreation

Hiking, backpacking, stock use, swimming, non-motorized boating, night-sky viewing

Notes

  • Group site capacity is limited to a minimum of 10, and a maximum of 25 people, and up to six licensed vehicles or one bus/RV.
  • All vehicles including motorhomes and trailers must park on the pad or pull-through provided.
  • Reservations are available online at www.recreation.gov or by phone 1-877-444-6777. Reservations may be made a maximum of up to 12 months in advance of arrival date.
Download the Butte Lake Campground handout.
 
Map of Butte Lake Campground
Group campsites are highlighted in yellow

Last updated: August 1, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 100
Mineral, CA 96063

Phone:

(530) 595-4480

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