Summary

Kite Lake features 5 non-reservable campsites perched at an elevation of 12043 ft. Campers visting this Colorado first come first serve camping area today can expect light snow and wind gusts up to 5.39mph. High altitude campgrounds like this one can get very cold at night, even during the warm summer months. Remember to pack accordingly.

Campers may find numerous amenities with toilets, and a comfy place to pitch a tent. The surrounding area also offers outdoor enthusiasts the simple pleasure of being outside.
Toilets

Yes

Dump

No

Reservations

No

Water

No

Showers

No

Hookups

No


Outdoor Recreation

Nearby outdoor recreational opportunities
Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Weston Pass 14 10,277 ft
Prairie Point 33 8,002 ft
Pine Cove 56 9,022 ft
Heaton Bay 81 9,072 ft
Lowry 24 9,068 ft
Railroad Bridge - Arkansas Headwaters State Rec Area None 8,039 ft
Fourmile 14 10,824 ft
Blue River 24 8,472 ft
Peak One 74 9,030 ft
Sugar Loaf 11 8,989 ft
Buffalo Springs 18 9,187 ft
Kite Lake 5 12,043 ft
Davis Springs 7 7,984 ft
Prospector 107 9,105 ft
Horseshoe 19 10,538 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Breckenridge Ski Resort 37" 22° 1.75"
Loveland 43" 13° 2.16"
Arapahoe Basin 43" 13° 2.16"
Vail 36" 22° 1.77"
SolVista Basin at Granby Ranch 49" 19° 2.59"
Keystone Resort 8" 22° 2.44"
Copper Mountain Resort 37" 22° 1.75"
Ski Cooper 1" 19° 1.33"
Monarch Ski & Snowboard Area 44" 14° 1.16"
River Run Streamflow Length Class

Area Hydrology

Streamflow and water data for the watershed
Gauge Streamflow Stage
North Fork Fryingpan River Near Norrie
USGS 09078500
21 cfs 2.7 ft
Colorado River Near Kremmling
USGS 09058000
465 cfs 4.1 ft
Lake Fork Below Sugar Loaf Reservoir
USGS 07082500
4 cfs 0.3 ft
Tenmile Creek Bl North Tenmile C
USGS 09050100
32 cfs 1.9 ft
Williams Fork Above Darling Creek
USGS 09035700
14 cfs 4.7 ft
Snake River Near Montezuma
USGS 09047500
24 cfs 1.2 ft
Cochetopa Creek Below Rock Creek Nr Parlin
USGS 09118450
25 cfs 2.0 ft
Grand Lake Outlet Blw Chipmunk Ln At Grand Lk
USGS 09014050
7 cfs 8.3 ft
Cabin Creek Near Fraser
USGS 09032100
2 cfs 1.6 ft
Fryingpan River Near Thomasville
USGS 09078600
24 cfs 1.7 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
frisco 0.5 n, co
SNOTEL CO-SU-4
17.97" 0.17"
Hayden Pass
SNOTEL 1102
12" 1"
Berthoud Summit
SNOTEL 335
38" 1"
pitkin 1.1 sw, co
SNOTEL CO-GN-59
21.15" -0.03"
buena vista,co
SNOTEL BNVC2
1.07" 0.16"
south platte river
SNOTEL ANTC2
0.4" 0.14"
Vail Mountain
SNOTEL 842
36" 0"
Zirkel
SNOTEL 1033
56" 1"
del norte,co
SNOTEL DLNC2
0.98" 0.29"
estes park,co
SNOTEL ETSC2
3.78" 2.16"
Joe Wright
SNOTEL 551
53" 2"
Mccoy Park
SNOTEL 1040
156" 126"
Hoosier Pass
SNOTEL 531
35" 3"
Willow Park
SNOTEL 870
49" 4"
Willow Creek Pass
SNOTEL 869
37" 0"
Rough And Tumble
SNOTEL 939
11" 1"
del norte 3.3 e, co
SNOTEL CO-RG-16
0.99" 0.3"
Bear Lake
SNOTEL 322
42" 5"
Lynx Pass
SNOTEL 607
24" 2"
Michigan Creek
SNOTEL 937
28" 1"
Jones Pass
SNOTEL 970
37" 1"
vail 2.6 e, co
SNOTEL CO-EG-19
23.25" 0.91"
la garita 5.6 wsw, co
SNOTEL CO-SA-11
1.31" 0.36"
Middle Fork Camp
SNOTEL 1014
25" 0"
Rawah
SNOTEL 1032
27" 2"
Fremont Pass
SNOTEL 485
42" 2"
estes park 1.7 w, co
SNOTEL CO-LR-1115
9.69" 2.29"
cabin creek
SNOTEL GCRC2
13.91" 1.86"
silverthorne 21 nw, co
SNOTEL CO-SU-35
16.5" 1.2"
Hourglass Lake
SNOTEL 1122
29" 1"
Loveland Basin
SNOTEL 602
43" 1"
Porphyry Creek
SNOTEL 701
44" 3"
University Camp
SNOTEL 838
42" 4"
alamosa 1.1 n, co
SNOTEL CO-AM-31
0.07" -0.1"
allens park 1.5 ese, co
SNOTEL CO-BO-22
13.61" 2.91"
Summit Ranch
SNOTEL 802
25" 1"
Copeland Lake
SNOTEL 412
27" 6"
climax coop
SNOTEL CLXC2
19.04" 0.68"
Phantom Valley
SNOTEL 688
28" 2"
estes park 1.8 sse, co
SNOTEL CO-LR-987
3.24" 2.35"
Moon Pass
SNOTEL 1124
11" 4"
Independence Pass
SNOTEL 542
39" 2"
Copper Mountain
SNOTEL 415
37" 0"
fairplay 2.7 wnw, co
SNOTEL CO-PK-15
7.84" 0.58"
Sargents Mesa
SNOTEL 1128
17" 1"
georgetown
SNOTEL GEOC2
3.63" 1.82"
rollinsville 1.1 ssw, co
SNOTEL CO-GL-17
12.79" 2.77"
lake george 7.2 wnw, co
SNOTEL CO-PK-39
0.47" 0"
Elliot Ridge
SNOTEL 1120
52" 6"
bonanza 6.6 s, co
SNOTEL CO-SA-61
1.01" 0.61"
wolcott 2.3 n, co
SNOTEL CO-EG-8
17.22" 0.2"
Grizzly Peak
SNOTEL 505
42" 1"
Lost Dog
SNOTEL 940
45" -1"
Upper Taylor
SNOTEL 1141
37" 0"
crestone,co
SNOTEL CSTC2
0.28" 0.1"
Park Cone
SNOTEL 680
32" 0"
South Colony
SNOTEL 773
32" -1"
Grayback
SNOTEL 1058
4" 0"
Niwot
SNOTEL 663
34" 9"
nathrop 1.9 wsw, co
SNOTEL CO-CF-54
0.7" 0.23"
crestone 5.3 sse, co
SNOTEL CO-SA-66
0.21" 0.02"
High Lonesome
SNOTEL 1187
49" -1"
Kiln
SNOTEL 556
34" 2"
estes park 1.8 s, co
SNOTEL CO-LR-767
7.72" 2.43"
dillon 2.3 se, co
SNOTEL CO-SU-16
15.71" 0.03"
tabernash 2.7 nw, co
SNOTEL CO-GR-68
18.8" 0.78"
Brumley
SNOTEL 369
30" 0"
grant
SNOTEL GRTC2
2.21" 0.5"
Wild Basin
SNOTEL 1042
40" 0"
co st forest st park
SNOTEL CSFC2
19.41" 0.1"
nederland 0.4 wnw, co
SNOTEL CO-BO-322
9.01" 2.7"
nathrop 3.3 wsw, co
SNOTEL CO-CF-19
0.79" 0.24"
Buffalo Park
SNOTEL 913
37" 0"
Nast Lake
SNOTEL 658
27" 1"
dillon,co
SNOTEL DLLC2
11.95" 0.04"
estes park 3.3 ssw, co
SNOTEL CO-LR-247
3.42" 2.72"
Blackhall Mtn
SNOTEL 1119
67" 1"
red feather 5.9 ne, co
SNOTEL CO-LR-329
1.13" 0"
Stillwater Creek
SNOTEL 793
23" 0"
silverthorne 2.1 wsw, co
SNOTEL CO-SU-6
24.7" 0.08"
vail 3.5 e, co
SNOTEL CO-EG-53
25.72" 0.82"
Ivanhoe
SNOTEL 547
42" 2"
saguache 0.4 e, co
SNOTEL CO-SA-59
0.64" 0.2"
great sand dunes natl mon
SNOTEL GSDC2
1.89" 0.53"
Sawtooth
SNOTEL 1251
58" 3"