Popular trails and day hikes near Caples Lake
Shealor Lake trailhead is on the north side of Highway 88, about half way between Kay's Resort and Plasse's turnoff.
Granite Lake heads toward and past Kit Carson Lodge; the trailhead is on the east side of Silver Lake at the end of road 10N20.
Lake Margaret trailhead is on the north side of Highway 88 between Kirkwood Inn and Caples Lake.
Thunder Mountain trailhead is located on the south side of Highway 88, just west of the Carson Spur.
Meiss Lake trailhead is a parking lot on the north side of Highway 88 just west of the Carson Pass Information Center.
Frog Lake/Round Top trailhead is at the Carson Pass Information Center.