The Resort…

…Is located in the Historic Carson Pass Area of the Northern California Sierras,

on the north shoreline of the 600 acre Caples Lake at 7806′ elevation,

1 mile east of the Kirkwood Mountain Resort, at 1111 California State Highway 88. 

We are 30 miles from South Lake Tahoe, California,

within the El Dorado National Forest, under a USFS Special Use Permit. 

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Our Resort Features

9 Cozy housekeeping Cabins overlooking Caples Lake and the High Sierra Mountains.

A 2 story Lodge with 6 B&B Lodge Rooms, on the shore of Caples Lake.

A Marina with boat rentals, boat launch, a bait & snacks store, and trophy trout fishing.

Area Activities: camping, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, solitude, photography.

An unparalleled view of scenery, nature, wildflowers, & 4 seasons of colors.

Renewable Energy – Off the Grid and Green.

USFS Caples Lake Campground, operated across Hwy 88 by Sierra Recreation Managers.


We are open from Memorial Day through October and from Christmas until April.

Please contact us by calling: (209) 258-8888

or email us: reservations@capleslakeresort.com

to make a reservation or request further information.

All guests have access to FREE WiFi and Verizon cell phone reception.

(All other cell reception at Kirkwood Mountain Resort)

Caples Lake Resort is a NON-SMOKING and NO-PETS resort.

1111 California Highway 88, Kirkwood, CA 95646 caples-clear

Operated under permit by the US Forest Service, El Dorado National Forest

We are an equal recreation provider


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