Black Butte Lake

On this page, you’ll find a summary of USACE rules, regulations, procedures, and general information for hunting at the Lake.  Warning shot!!!  These are in addition to general USACE regulations for all project areas, as well as all applicable Federal, State, and local law (e.g. CDFW hunting regulations).


  • Agency: United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
  • CDFW Region 1: Northern California
  • CDFW Region 2: North Central California
  • County: Tehama County and Glenn County
  • Directions: from Orland, Ca take I-5 to Hwy 32, exit west on Newville Rd (Road 200) for 9.5 miles, turn left for the Eagle Pass Day Use Area and Observation Point, left into the Park HQ (click here for map)
  • Location: Orland, CA
  • Phone: 530-865-4781
  • USACE District: Sacramento
  • Webpages: Official and Corps Lakes Gateway


  • Animal Species:

    California black-tailed deer hunting

    Black-tailed deer

  1. Big Game: black-tailed deer
  2. Furbearers: beaver
  3. Upland Game: dove, California quail, and Turkey
  4. Small Game: rabbit
  5. Waterfowl: (ducks)
  • Bikes: allowed
  • Boats: boat launch ramp
  • Camping:  only in designated areas (for reservations, call 1-877-444-6777 or go to

    Dog and pet restrictions

    Use of dogs

  • Dogs: must be on a leash except in the hunting areas
  • Fires: only in designated areas
  • Horses: horseback riding is allowed in the “Hunting areas” (see below)
  • Hunting areas: only in the designated areas listed below (see “Map” below)
  1. Grizzly Flat
  2. Burris Creek
  • Map: click here for the facilities map

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