Sitting at the high elevation of 8,200 feet, the Caples Lake Campground is located adjacent to Highway 88, near to Kirkwood. In addition to offering camping facilities, the site provides close access to activities such as boating, fishing, swimming and hiking. There is also a local grocery store within five miles.
Brook, brown, rainbow, and lake trout have been caught in Caples Lake. Tui chub also present. Not presently stocked. Although fishing is allowed year round, the lake is not accessible in the winter.
On site facilities: 35 camping units ( 1 double ), vault toilets and drinking water.
Directions from Jackson: Take Highway 88 sixty-three miles east. The campground sits adjacent to the highway.
Normal Services Available:
Early June through Mid-October .