Kit Carson Campground

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed

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

Generally open mid May through mid September

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations are required for most sites by calling toll free 877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or online at Sites 1, 3, 7, and 12 require no reservations and are first come first served.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees $18 Night for single unit
Open Season: May - September
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: California camp fire permit required
Closest Towns: Woodfords or South Lake Tahoe, California
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault (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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Picnic tables 12
Drinking water
Toilets Vault (2)
Tent camping 3 sites
Camping trailer 9 sites - Up to 30 feet
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