Fishlake National Forest

Gooseberry Campground

Elevation: 7,840 feet

Season: June 1 through September 30


* 13 camp sites
* 1 group site (25 people)
* Tables
* Fire circles
* Water
* Large historic gazebo
* Vault Toilets

Daily Fee: $5.00 for each single site and $20.00 for the group site

Reservations: None required. First come - First served.


* Gooseberry is in a remote location and there are no telephone or emergency services, except in Salina and Richfield. We recommend taking extra food, extra clothing, and a first aid kit.
* Wildlife viewing is fun and exciting. Please remember to enjoy the animals from a distance. The forest is their home, and we are their guests.
* Ground squirrels and other rodents are cute, but can be diseased, so do not feed them or initiate contact with them.
* Stinging plants and insects are in the area. Bring insect repellent and be aware that insects are attracted to perfumes. Stinging nettle is found in some areas.
* This campground is at a higher elevation. Be sure to bring warm clothing as evenings can be cool even in midsummer.
* ATVs are allowed only to access the adjacent trail system.
* Quiet time is between 10:00 PM and 6:00 AM.


18 miles southeast of Salina, Utah

Gooseberry Campground may be reached by taking I-70 east-bound from Salina Utah to the Gooseberry Road exit #63. Then south on County Road #640 a two-lane paved road for 5 miles with the final 5 miles being a two-lane gravel road. The campground is on the right side, watch for signs. For current information contact the Ranger District office at 435-896-9233.