Kite Lake Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Kite Lake Campground is located 5.5 miles NW of Alma on CR 8.  It has five campsites and none are recommended for trailers; camping season begins in May and continues until the road is snowed in.  The camping fee is $12.00 per night with a $3.00 parking fee.  Facilities include toilets and tables but there is no water and no trash service at this campground.

Campsites at Kite Lake are first-come, first-serve.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees $12 camping fee $3 parking fee
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Alma
Water: No water available
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Canyon Enterprises
Information Center: South Park Ranger District 719 836-2031

General Information


From Fairplay travel North on Highway 9 to the town of Alma.  Turn right onto Buckskin Gulch Road and travel 8 miles to the campground.  This is a high clearance route please exercise caution.


This site is heavily affected by seasonal weather.  County Road 8 can be difficult to travel during the winter months.  Please call the South Park Ranger District for current conditions.

General Notes:

There is limited parking available at the trailhead.  As this area is the only staging area for the Lincoln - Democrat loop, there is heavy summer traffic.


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Kite Lake Campground has 5 campsites.

General Info:


This campground is not available on the reservation system.  First come, first served only.


Toilets There are vault toilets.
Picnic tables Each campsite has a picnic table.
Parking Limited parking.
Tent camping There are 5 campsites at this campground