Black Butte Lake Recreation Area Camping, Northern California

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A look at the Black Butte Lake Recreation Area, located between Sacramento and Redding, California, about 10 miles west of Interstate 5. The video includes some dashcam footage and information about the two campgrounds, Orland Butte and Buckhorn.

Orland Butte Campground Site 35

It also includes video footage from the Black Butte Dam observation overlook and down along Stony Creek. While camping at Orland Butte, we enjoyed trips to the Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, about a 1/2 hour drive away. It made a perfect base station.

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