Kit Carson Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Located on the West fork of the Carson River amidst Jeffrey Pines and aspens.

At a Glance

Reservations: Not available
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees $18/Night for single unit, $5/Night for extra vehicle
Open Season: May 15 - September 20
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Markleeville
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: No-flush toilet (2)
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information


From Carson City or Minden, Nevada:

1. Take Highway 88 approximately 16 miles to the Kit Carson Campground. 

2. The entrance is in Woodfords Canyon on the north side of the highway.

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Campground Camping

Sleeping ShelterNo
Reservation InfoNot reservable
Fire InformationCampfire ok/Wood for sale
No. of Sites12 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone


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Camping trailer Up to 30 feet
Picnic tables
Tent camping
Drinking water