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Caples Lake Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California

   

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If natural beauty is what you fancy, this primitive campground is what you have a need for. This is a primitive camp ground which needless to say means that there are not too many services. At Caples Lake Campground you may get a finer wilderness experience than you would get at a more civilized campground. Naturally it could be tough to get to a primitive campground like this one, but it's worth the effort. Finally, the time is right for camping again, and Caples Lake Campground in California is exactly what you need.
California is a great outdoors state.
Caples Lake Campground is an old favorite with the people from Kirkwood. Some of the things you can do here at Caples
 
    Lake Campground are fishing, hiking, playing golf, whitewater paddling, and swimming, so there's absolutely no way to get bored. Quite a lot of cool stuff to do next to Caples Lake Campground, and camping is such an enjoyable thing
 to do, and this is a great spot to do that.
Caples Lake Campground is located in the Northern Sierra Nevada. All the wonderful local attractions in the vicinity and all the outdoors recreation will undeniably have you coming back persistently.
Kirkwood close by is a glorious ski mountain; it boasts 42 feet of white snow every winter; it has 65 runs, 15 different ski lifts, and a tremendous 2,000-foot elevation difference. Kirkwood is a skiers paradise. It has 35% red and black runs on its 2,300 acres of terrain, and 65% intermediate or beginner runs for novices. Skiers from far and wide like Sierra at Tahoe. 25% of the slopes at Sierra at Tahoe are difficult, and 75% are blue and
 
green; there is a total of 2,000 acres of skiable territory. The 40 feet of wonderful snow that fall per winter at the nearby ski mountain Sierra at Tahoe is delightful.  

Kirkwood Mountain Resort, Kirkwood

  
Tahoe Valley Lodge, South Lake Tahoe

12 miles away
  
Inn By The Lake, South Lake Tahoe

14 miles away
  
Beach Retreat And Lodge At Tahoe, South Lake Tahoe

14 miles away


Other campgrounds near Caples Lake Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Caples Lake, Kirkwood, 0 miles away
      
   Eldorado - Caples Lake Campground, Kirkwood, 0 miles away
      
   Schneider Cow Camp, Kirkwood, 1 miles away
      
   Kirwood Campground, El Dorado County, 2 miles away
      
   Eldorado - Woods Lake Campground, Kit Carson, 3 miles away
      
   Woods Lake Campground, Alpine County, 3 miles away
      
   Pacific Crest Trail Trailcamp 1089.1, South Lake Tahoe, 4 miles away
      
   Carson Pass Sno-Park, Kirkwood, 4 miles away
      
   Oyster Creek Campground, Amador County, 5 miles away
      
   Ferguson Point Campground, Amador County, 5 miles away
      

Marinas near Caples Lake Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Fallen Leaf Marina, South Lake Tahoe, 9 miles away

   Richardson's Resort and Marina, South Lake Tahoe, 12 miles away

   Camp Richardson Marina, South Lake Tahoe, 12 miles away

   Tahoe Keys Marina, South Lake Tahoe, 13 miles away

   Timber Cove Marina, South Lake Tahoe, 14 miles away


Paddling Rivers Near Caples Lake Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   American River - South Fork, El Dorado County, 8 miles away
      Class IV-V - 9.6 miles long (Strawberry to Kyburz)

   Mokelumne River - North Fork, Alpine/ Amador/ Calaveras County, 14 miles away
      Class V+ - 24.9 miles long (Route 4 Bridge to Salt Springs Reservoir)

   Silver Creek - South Fork, El Dorado County, 16 miles away
      Class V+ - 2 miles long (Atherton Flat to Ice House Reservoir)

   American River - South Fork, El Dorado County, 17 miles away
      Class III-V - 9.6 miles long (Kyburz to Riverton)

   Carson River - East Fork, Alpine County, 20 miles away
      Class II - 20 miles long (Hangman's Bridge to CA-NV border)


Public Lands near Caples Lake Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park - CA, 67 miles away
      
   Washoe Meadows State Park, California, 9 miles away

   Emerald Bay State Park, California, 14 miles away

   Grover Hot Springs State Park, California, 15 miles away

   D. L. Bliss State Park, California, 16 miles away

   Sugar Pine Point State Park, California, 19 miles away


Trails near Caples Lake Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Hawley Grade Trail, El Dorado County, 6 miles away
      1.8 hiking miles, 920 feet elevation difference

   Charity Valley Trail, Alpine County, 12 miles away
      4.5 hiking miles, 2275 feet elevation difference

   Emigrant Trail, Alpine County, 13 miles away
      1.2 hiking miles, 463 feet elevation difference

   Burnside Lake Trail, Alpine County, 13 miles away
      3.4 hiking miles, 2762 feet elevation difference

   Windmiller Trail, El Dorado County, 16 miles away
      2.9 hiking miles, 1011 feet elevation difference

   Red Peak Trail, El Dorado County, 19 miles away
      6.5 hiking miles, 1766 feet elevation difference

   General Creek Trail, El Dorado County, 19 miles away
       11.2 hiking miles, 1596 feet elevation difference


Beaches Near Caples Lake Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Pope Beach, El Dorado County, 13 miles away

   Kiva Beach, El Dorado County, 13 miles away

   Baldwin Beach, El Dorado County, 13 miles away

   El Dorado Beach, El Dorado County, 14 miles away

   Calawee Cove Beach, El Dorado County, 16 miles away


Golf Courses Near Caples Lake Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Tahoe Paradise Golf Course, South Lake Tahoe, 8 miles away

   Lake Tahoe Golf Course, South Lake Tahoe, 9 miles away

   Bijou Municipal Golf Course, South Lake Tahoe, 14 miles away

   Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course, Stateline, 16 miles away


Lakes Near Caples Lake Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Woods Lake, Alpine County, 3 miles away

   Round Top Lake, Alpine County, 4 miles away

   Round Lake, El Dorado County, 4 miles away

   Silver Lake, Amador County, 5 miles away

   Cup Lake, El Dorado County, 7 miles away


Current weather conditions at Caples Lake Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California
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Local climate location: TAHOE VALLEY FAA AP 9 miles away


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