Goose Meadow Campground is located along the Truckee River adjacent to Highway 89, about half-way between Tahoe City and Truckee. Visitors enjoy the area for its fishing and hiking opportunities, as well as its proximity to Lake Tahoe and Squaw Valley. This facility is operated and maintained by the Tahoe National Forest.
The campground offers single-family campsites, each equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring with grill. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided.
Bears frequent the area; all food must be kept in approved containers. Bear lockers dimensions are 48' wide x 28' deep x 35' tall. Please plan food storage containers accordingly.
One vehicle included with reservation. Additional vehicle fee cost is $5/each per night for all vehicles. All operable, highway legal vehicles must pay extra vehicle fee, excluding the single vehicle included with the reservation. Please pay extra vehicle fee at the self-serve fee tube located near campground entrance. Overflow parking is extremely limited so please plan to have all vehicles fit within provided driveway.
The campground is situated on the banks of the Truckee River. A scenic forest of lodgepole pine and fir trees covers the area.
Goose Meadow Campground is centrally located between the Prosser, Boca and Stampede reservoirs to the north, and Lake Tahoe and Squaw Valley to the south. A variety of outdoor recreational activities are available at each location. Truckee, 10 minutes north, offers all the amenities of a year round recreational mountain town including interstate highway connectivity, top notch restaurants, resorts and hotels, grocery stores, gas stations, shopping, and historic sites. Lake Tahoe is located 30 minutes south and offers excellent boating, kayaking, fishing, hiking and scenic driving opportunities, as well as dining, shopping and lodging options. Other recreational opportunities include Donner Camp Interpretive Trail, Overland Emigrant Commemorative Trail, Stampede Reservoir Recreation Area, Prosser Pits OHV area, and numerous hiking, mountain biking, and OHV trails.
Fly-fishing for rainbow trout in the Truckee River is a popular activity enjoyed by visitors to the campground. Campers also enjoy swimming and tubing. The surrounding area offers hiking and biking trails, including the Western States Trail, Five Lakes Trail, and Pacific Crest Trail.
10811 Stockrest Springs Road Truckee CA 96161
For campground inquiries, please call: (530)587-3558. FOR RESERVATIONS, PLEASE CALL: 1 (877) 444-6777.
From Truckee, Calif., take Highway 89 south for 5 miles to the campground.