Last Chance Campground

Area Status: Open

At Last Chance Campground, there are 20 single and three double sites situated along Goose Creek in a mature Ponderosa Pine and Douglas Fir forest. Each site includes a fire ring a picnic table. There is typically a campground host on site and potable water available May – September.

All sites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and camping is limited to 14 days. The Interagency Pass and Golden Age Passport are accepted at this site. There are no hookups or trash receptacles. Please pack out your trash.

The Goose Creek Trail #353 departs directly from the campground and provides a moderate hike to a dramatic waterall higher up the drainage.


Last Chance Campground Recreation Opportunity Guide PDF

At a Glance

Current Conditions: The road to Last Chance Campground (Goose Creek Road-50453) will be closed near Highway 55 beginning July 8, and will be closed into October. 
Reservations: Sites are not reservable.
Fees: $10/night single site, $15/night double site
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: 20 minutes from McCall, ID
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Typically open May - September. Call the New Meadows Ranger District: 208-347-0300 for current information.

General Information


Travel north of McCall on Hwy 55 seven miles and turn right (north) onto Forest Road #453 just after a small sign advertising the campground. Follow this gravel road just over two miles to the campground. 

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 20 single sites, 3 double sites
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites 15 of 23

Recreation Areas

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