Caples Lake Campground
Notice: Caples Lake Campground will be closed for the 2018 season due to a renovation project.
Caples Lake Campground is across the road from Caples Lake, high on Carson Pass in the Eldorado National Forest. The campground is 59 miles east of Jackson on Highway 88. Visitors to the area enjoy fishing, boating, and hiking. The Carson-Mormon Emigrant Trail passes near the campground.
Caples Lake Campground has 34 campsites. Fourteen are designated for tents, and several more are walk-in, tent sites. There is one double walk-in site. Thirteen sites can accommodate RVs, trailers, and tents. Some sites have wonderful views of Caples Lake and the mountains; others are tucked among the trees. All campsites are first-come, first-served.
General Camping Information
When making reservations be sure that your vehicle will fit in the space indicated on the reservations website.
For campground purposes, a vehicle is any equipment that is required to be licensed/registered. This includes RVs, trailers, cars/trucks, boat/car trailer, motorcycle/atv, etc. Vehicles parked in a truck or on a trailer are not counted separately.