Gone Creek Campground


Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM

Timothy Lake

Campground Details

Open: Seasonal
Number of Sites: 58

Gone Creek Campground is located on the shore of Timothy Lake in the shadow of Oregon's Mount Hood. Timothy Lake was created in 1950 as a storage reservoir for the Oak Grove Hydroelectric Project. It is one of the larger lakes in the Mount Hood National Forest. At 3400ft elevation, the lake sits in a beautiful forested setting that offers spectacular views of Mt. Hood, several trails and great fishing.

The campground has paved parking spurs, accessible vault toilets, 50 standard campsites without electricity, and on-site staff. If this campground is full, try other Timothy Lake Campgrounds: Oak Fork, Hood View, Pine Point, or Clackamas Lake Campground.

Fees: $17, $18/Night for single unit, $8/Extra vehicle (2011)

Usage: Heavy

Water: Potable Water

Restrooms: Vault Toilet

Restrictions: Vehicles 32 ft. max. 10 mph speed limit for motorized boats in the lake.

Directions: Directions from Sandy: 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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