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Goose Lake
Copyright: USDA Forest Service
Goose Lake
Description - Nestled away in the farmland around Goose Lake, Goose Lake State Recreation area gives you a place to enjoy the cool shady green grass and access to Goose lake for boating or wildlife viewing.

Attractions - The Goose Lake area is home to many species of birds and other wildlife including a large herd of mule deer which spend much of the time in the 48-site campground.

Goose Lake provides a great boating area and the wildlife watching is spectacular. The park provides hot showers, grassy areas suitable for tents, paved sites, shade trees, fireplaces, electrical hookups, telephone and a dump station. A kiosk and brochures available at the campground provide information about things to see and do in the area. In addition, the park offers a boat ramp and an RV dump station.

Vital Stats:
Open April - October. 48 electrical campsites (maximum site 50 feet).

Recreation - This lakeside park offers opportunities for boating, fishing, camping, picnicking, bird-watching, and wildlife watching.

Climate - Climate in this region varies with elevation and from east to west. The western portions of this region experience higher precipitation and more moderate temperatures year-round. The eastern end of this region is much more arid, with warmer summer temperatures and colder winter temperatures. The higher elevations receive abundant winter snowfall which stays on the ground until early summer in the high mountains.

Location - Goose Lake State Recreation Area is located off U.S. Highway 395, 14 miles south of Lakeview on the northeast shore of Goose Lake, straddling the Oregon-California border.


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Contact Information:
Oregon Parks & Recreation Department, 1115 Commercial Street NE , Salem, OR, 97301-1002, Phone: 800-551-6949

Additional Information:
Oregon State Parks - Oregon's State Parks offer beautiful settings for outdoor recreation activities including camping, yurt or cabin stays, hiking, biking, picnicking, fishing boating, wildlife viewing and much more.
Southern Oregon - Southern Oregon offers a balanced mix of natural, historical and cultural attractions. The centerpiece of Southern Oregon is Crater Lake National Park, Oregons only National Park. Crater Lake is 1,932 feet deep, the deepest lake in the United States.

Links:
Goose Lake State Recreation Area - Official agency website.

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