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Goose Creek Campground

Capacity: 100 People
Elevation: 8,100 Feet (2524.9 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 10
Reservation Status: Not Accepted




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General Description

Goose Creek Campground is located approximately one and one half miles past Molly Gulch Campground on Forest Developed Road 211. This campground consists of ten individual campsites. The campsites each
include a table, fire ring and parking spur. The facilities include a
hand-pumped well and two vault toilets. The nearest public telephone is located in the town of Deckers. The nearest fire and emergency services are located in the town of Trumbull one mile from Deckers.

Goose Creek and the South Platte River offer excellent fishing. There are also several trailheads located within one mile that provide access to Lost Creek Wilderness. This 120,151 acre wilderness provides some of the most spectacular granite formations in the Rockies.

Directions from Highway 126: Molly Gulch Campground is located approximately 11 miles southwest of the small town of Deckers. Visitors can reach this campground by taking Highway 126 to Forest Developed Road 211. Continue driving on 211 past Cheesman Lake onto 560 until you reach the campground on the left (east). Goose Creek Campground is located approximately one and one half miles past Molly Gulch Campground on Forest Developed Road 211.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: May through Early September .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
single-unit campsite Call for Current Fee Facilities include water, tabl



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Number of People Encountered: 0-10 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Not Recommended
Report: this campground is currently closed. It is in the haymen fire burn area. this info is correct as of 7/26/03



Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Family Camping Goose Creek Campground
Yes
ICON Tent Camping Goose Creek Campground
Yes
ICON Trailer Camping Goose Creek Campground - can accommodate trailers 16' and smaller
Yes
ICON Camping Goose Creek Campground
Yes
ICON Rock Climbing Sheep Rock
No
ICON Fishing Goose Creek, South Platte River
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Goose Creek Trail, Hankins Pass Trail, Lake Park Trail
No
ICON Horseback Riding Goose Creek Trail, Hankins Pass Trail, Lake Park Trail
No
ICON Hunting Lost Creek Wilderness
No
ICON Animal Identification Goose Creek Trail, Hankins Pass Trail, Lake Park Trail
No
ICON Bird Identification Goose Creek Trail, Hankins Pass Trail, Lake Park Trail
No
ICON Mushroom Identification Goose Creek Trail, Hankins Pass Trail, Lake Park Trail
No
ICON Plant Identification Goose Creek Trail, Hankins Pass Trail, Lake Park Trail
Yes
ICON Wildflower Identification Goose Creek Trail, Hankins Pass Trail, Lake Park Trail
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking Matukat Road
Yes
ICON Backpacking Lost Creek Wilderness
No



Nearby Services

nearest public telephone: various (private, for profit) Directions: Deckers - 12.5 miles northeast on Highway 126

emergency services: (non-profit) Directions: Trumbull - 13.5 miles northeast on Highway 67



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