Campground: Goose Lake

Area Status: Open
Picture of Goose Lake Campground

Goose Lake is a popular fishing, boating and swimming lake. It is especially good for children. The lake is stocked with fish several times a season. The day use area has parking, picnic tables, a vault toilet and a boat ramp. Campsites are located in level spots on the hillside with attractive views of the lake. Parking for the sites is on the road side. The sites are walk in and allow tent camping only.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: 06/15/2024: Campground is open. Sites are first come first served. For further information contact ExplorUS at 661-702-1420.
Reservations: First come, first serve
  • Camping: $20/night; $8/extra vehicle 
  • Day use: $5/vehicle/day
Open Season: 06/14/2024 - 09/22/2024
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: July-October
Restrictions: RVs are not recommended.
Closest Towns: Trout Lake, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
  • Camping: 50% discount for single site camping with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age, or Golden Access.
  • Day use: Recreation passes may be used as a form of fee payment.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Adams Ranger District (509) 395-3400

General Information


From Carson,  Washington, drive north for 4.8 miles on Wind River Highway (Forest Road 30) to Panther Creek Road. Take a right on Panther Creek Road at the sign for Panther Creek Campground.  Stay on this road which becomes Forest Road 65 at the forest boundary for approximately 11 miles.  At the intersection with Forest Road 60, take a right onto Forest Road 60. Continue on Forest Road 60 to the campground which is well signed.  

From Trout Lake, Washington drive west on Highway 141 to the forest boundary, where Highway 141 becomes Forest Road 24. Continue west on Forest Road 24 past Peterson Prairie Campground to the intersection with Forest Road 60.  At this intersection continue straight onto Forest Road 60.  At the intersection with Forest Road 66 follow the signs for Goose Lake, taking a right to continue driving west on Forest Road 60 and turn right at the sign for the campground about 3 1/2 miles past the intersection.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Recreation areas with activity Campground Camping:
No. of Sites 18 single site(s)
Reservation Info First Come First Served
No. of Accessible sites None

Lake and Pond Fishing

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Viewing Wildlife

Recreation areas with activity Viewing Wildlife: Eagles and osprey frequent the area.

Boating - Non-Motorized

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