Timothy Lake- Gone Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Gone Creek Campground sits on the edge of the Timothy Lake, in the shadows of Mt. Hood, Oregon's highest peak. The lush, green forest surrounding the campground provides campers with ample recreational opportunities.

Nearby is the Clackamas Lake Historic Cabin gives campers an old-fashioned cabin experience with its well-preserved features, including a massive rock chimney, knot-free interior paneling and hand-wrought iron work. It provides access to a number of outdoor recreation opportunities including the large Timothy Lake nearby, as well as its namesake lake. Campground is wheelchair accessible.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open for the 2021 summer season.
Reservations: All sites at Gone Creek Campground are reservable. If reservable sites are open, they are first-come, first-serve until the next reservation arrives. Campsites can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at www.recreation.gov
Fees
  • Camping
    • $22/night for single site
    • $44/night for double site
    • $8/night for extra vehicle
  • Day use: For campers only - no day use area.
Open Season: 05/28/2021 - 09/11/2021
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Vehicles 32 ft. max. 10 mph speed limit for motorized boats in the lake.
Closest Towns: Government Camp, OR
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes:
  • Camping: 50% discount for single site camping with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age or Golden Access.
Operated By: Portland General Electric

General Information

Directions:

Directions from Sandy, OR - Travel southeast on Highway 26, across the forest boundary and past Government Camp, to Primary Forest Route 42. Follow 42 south, across the Warm Springs Indian Reservation and back into the national forest, to Primary Forest Route 57. Follow 57 west for approximately two miles to the campground.


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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Located on Timothy Lake. Firewood sold onsite.

No. of Sites 49 single site(s)
Reservation Info This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at http://www.recreation.gov/camping/campgrounds/232866
No. of Accessible sites None

RV Camping

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
45.110728

  Longitude : 
-121.774281

  Elevation : 
3,200'

 

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No drones near wildfires

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