Grouse Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Photo of a campsite at Grouse Campground.

Grouse Campground is situated along the shore of Goose Lake, among an Engelmann Spruce and Lodgepole Pine forest at an elevation of 6,350'. Each of 21 sites includes a picnic table and fire ring. There is typically a volunteer camp host and potable water available on site.   

12 sites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis while another nine sites can be reserved up to six months in advance at: The Interagency Pass and Golden Age Passport are accepted at this site. The campground has no hookups or trash receptacles. Please pack out your trash. 

There is a boat ramp adjacent to the campground. The Lake has a "no-wake" restriction however motorized use is permitted. 


Grouse Campground Recreation Opportunity Guide PDF

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Anticipated opening: JuneĀ 15. Several sites are reserveable up to six months in advance at:
Reservations: Reserve up to six months in advance at:    
Fees $10/night single unit, $15/night double unit
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Closest Towns: 30 minutes from McCall, ID
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Typically open June - September. Call the McCall Ranger District: 208-634-0400 for current information.  

General Information


From McCall, travel five miles west on Highway 55. Turn right on Goose Lake Road/Forest Road #257 and proceed nine miles north. Turn left at the Grouse Campground sign onto Forest Road #273 and continue 1/4 mile to the campground.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

No. of Sites10 single sites, 11 double sites    
Reservation InfoNine sites may be reserved up to six months in advance at:  
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