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Caples Lake, Northern Sierra Nevada, California

   

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AMENITIES:
Tent camping is available
RV hookups are available
Nearby attractions
Fishing
Boating
Cabins
Boat Ramps
Restrooms
Showers
Store
Picnic and Barbecue area is available
Tap Water

Activities: boating, fishing, hiking, biking and horseback riding

Restrooms are of course available, and water hookups are available here. Caples Lake is a fine campground to use as a base while enjoying the Northern Sierra Nevada.
When was the last time you went camping? Caples Lake in California is exactly the site. Caples Lake is a very well prized campground by visitors from Kirkwood.
The personnel of this fine
 
    campground and the nicely kept up facilities have scores of folks coming here. Outdoors recreation is bountiful, some of the enjoyable stuff you can do is fishing, playing golf, swimming, hiking, and whitewater paddling, so you won’t
 run out of things to do. There is so much enjoyable stuff in the neighborhood of Caples Lake, and what a fine site for camping it is.
So many local attractions and such a fine variety of outdoors recreation will absolutely have you coming back persistently.
Some people stay at Caples Lake for the purpose of being in the neighborhood of Washoe Meadows State Park. The 2,000-foot drop from top to bottom at nearby ski area Kirkwood is great; it has 65 runs covered by 42 feet of good snow per year, served by 15 lifts. 65% of the 2,300 acres of skiable area at Kirkwood is blue and green, great for young ones and learners. 35% of the runs on the other hand are challenging and great for
 
experienced skiers. 75% of the trails at Sierra at Tahoe are blue and green. Of the 2,000 acres of skiing territory 25% is tough; there's something for everyone at Sierra at Tahoe.  

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, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Caples Lake Campground, Alpine County, 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
      
   Carson Pass Sno-Park, Kirkwood, 4 miles away
      
   Pacific Crest Trail Trailcamp 1089.1, South Lake Tahoe, 4 miles away
      
   Oyster Creek Campground, Amador County, 5 miles away
      
   Ferguson Point Campground, Amador County, 5 miles away
      

Marinas near Caples Lake, 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, 13 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, 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, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park - CA, 66 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, 20 miles away


Trails near Caples Lake, 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, 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, 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, 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, Northern Sierra Nevada, California
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Local climate location: TAHOE VALLEY FAA AP 9 miles away


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