Caples Lake offers visitors the opportunity to boat, fishing, take scenic drives and scenic flights, and hiking. Caples Lake Resort has a store is set up for visitors needs, with a complete stock of tackle and bait, sundries, groceries, beer, wine and soft drinks. The marina has 12 and 14-foot Gregor aluminum boats with Honda Motors, canoes, and paddleboats for rental. The boat ramp is available for launching and lodging guest slips are available.
Caples Lake is located off Highway 88, 1 mile east of Kirkwood. The lake has an acreage of 640 acres. The Lake contains trout including rainbow, brook, German brown and large mackinaw. Caples Lake is open year-round.