Kite Lake Campground

Area Status: Open

Kite Lake Campground is located 5.5 miles northwest 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. Facilities include fire ring, tables, and outhouse toilets, 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: $15 camping fee; $5 day use parking fee
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Alma
Water: No water available
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Town of Alma
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.


Campground Camping

Kite Lake Campground has 5 campsites.

General Info:


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


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

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