Reservations possible?
RV Hookups
Potable water
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Located on the southern shore of Timothy Lake, Gone Creek Campground is one of eight established campgrounds that encircle the reservoir.  Like several of the other south shore campgrounds at Timothy Lake, Gone Creek acts as a campground and day-use area with campsites, picnic areas, pit toilets, access to potable water and a boat ramp.  Be sure to make reservations early in the summer, as the lake is an extremely popular recreation spot.

If the Gone Creek Campground is full, check the south shore’s other campgrounds: Pine Point Campground, Hoodview Campground and Oak Fork Campground.  If you want a more serene outdoor experience, explore the lake’s North Arm Campground, the walk-in only Meditation Point Campground, or the nearby Little Crater Lake and Clackamas Lake Campgrounds.

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Logistics + Planning

Preferable season(s)


Parking Pass

General Day Use Fee


Spacious and private campsites. Timothy Lake access.


Difficult to reserve.

Pets allowed


Managed by

Mount Hood National Forest

Reservation phone number

1 (877) 444-6777


Vault toilet
Boat ramp(s)
Swimming holes
Potable water
Picnic tables


Nearby Adventures

Mt. Hood + Clackamas River Area, Oregon
Oregon, Mt. Hood + Clackamas River Area
Mt. Hood + Clackamas River Area, Oregon

Nearby Lodging + Camping


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