Quiet, elegant, comfortable and unpretentious, Kit Carson Lodge has been providing a superb Silver Lake Lodge experience in the Sierras for over 90 years. Decade after decade the Lodge has remained timeless, unfailingly maintaining its traditional atmosphere through the years. Rustic and elegant, our Silver Lake Resort allows guests to feel welcome from the moment they arrive. Kit Carson is a seasonal resort open from the first Friday in June till the early October.
Located at an elevation of 7,300 feet above sea level in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California just a 45 minute drive from South Lake Tahoe, Kit Carson Lodge is situated in a spectacular setting off Highway 88 on the shore of Silver Lake.
Please be aware of a change in restaurant hours. We are now serving breakfast from 7:00 am to 11:00 am and dinner from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm with the last dinner seating at 8:30. We are discontinuing lunch service beginning August 3rd. The restaurant will be closed on Wednesdays beginning August 9th.
Join us for dinner on the deck on Friday, September 1st and enjoy the live music of Herb Boxhorn. Reservations recommended.
Participate in a special workshop on Saturday, September 2nd from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm with Katherine Venturelli and learn how to make a mono-type art print. A great event for all ages.
Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner everyday. The Lodge hosts a complimentary wine tasting every Tuesday night from 5 to 7 pm featuring winery from our menu.
The restaurant is open Thursday through Tuesday, closed on Wednesdays
Breakfast hours 7:00 am to 11:00 am
Dinner hours 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm last seating 8:30pm
Whether you enjoy this scenic lake from our sandy swimming beach or from one of our canoes, kayaks or motor boats, the lake is a must on your vacation agenda.Learn More
For over 90 years, guests have enjoyed the rustic elegance that is Kit Carson Lodge. Located on the shores of Silver Lake, high in the Sierra range, the Lodge is a destination resort of housekeeping cabins and hotel rooms.Learn More
At Kit Carson Lodge, we believe in providing you with an unforgettable experience. That's why we created traditions at Kit Carson Lodge, such as the nightly campfire with s'mores and complimentary wine tasting every Tuesday.Learn More
Read through our policies before coming and enjoying your stay at Kit Carson Lodge. When you book a reservation, whether you call or book online, you agree and understand all our policies.Learn More