Goose Lake Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Goose Lake Campground has 13 campsites that include table, fire ring, food locker, vault toilets and parking. Access to some campsites is via rough unpaved road. Some of the features of this area include breathtaking scenery and over 20 scenic lakes to hike, bike or horse ride to.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Access to theĀ campground is limited due to closure of Gold Lake Highway due to snow.
Operational Hours: As of March 2018 access to this campground is blocked by closure of the Gold Lake Highway due to winter conditions. The campground is expected to open in June 2018.
Reservations: Reservations are not available
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Toilets,Parking
Fees $10.00 per campsite  Fees from mid-May through September
Open Season: June
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
  • 14 day camping limit
  • 6 people per campsite
  • 2 vehicles per campsite 
Closest Towns: Graeagle, Blairsden and Bassetts, California
Water: No water
Restroom: Vault
Passes: Senior and Access passes honored. These passes are available at the Beckwourth Ranger Station in Blairsden, CA. from 08:00 to 16:00. Call 530) 836-2575 for information. For more information about these passes visit; Senior Pass - Access Pass -
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: For information about this location please call the Beckwourth Ranger District Office in Blairsden, CA at (530) 836-2575

General Information


Take Highway 89 southeast from Graeagle, California for two miles. Proceed south on Gold Lake Highway for 12 miles to Goose Lake.   


Each campsite has parking.

Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

There are 13 campsites with fire rings.  Most have tables, and some have food lockers.  Garbage service is provided.  There is no water.

Fees: $10/campsite


Toilets Vault toilet
Parking Parking at each site
Tent camping Tent sites available
Accessible Accessible vault toilet
Camping trailer Small trailers
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