Welcome to Kirkwood

Luxurious comfort amidst pristine mountain beauty
Picture Kirkwood as your very own luxurious mountain hideaway, a place where relaxation and adventure come together seamlessly. It's renowned for its cutting-edge ski resort, making it the ultimate choice for those who want to vacation with flair. Whether you're an avid winter sports enthusiast or simply looking to bask in the splendor of nature's finest, Kirkwood has an unforgettable experience in store for you.
Many individuals flock to this locale to escape the relentless hustle and bustle of the city, and they're onto something special. It's a serene mountain haven with all the top-notch amenities you could dream of – a perfect blend of tranquility and luxury.

What to Love

  • Proximity to South Lake Tahoe (just a 30-minute drive)
  • One of the closest resorts from the Bay Area
  • Activities year round from hiking and mountain biking trails to renowned ski runs
  • Magnificent ski resort with beautiful nearby lakes

Local Lifestyle

Situated just south of Lake Tahoe, Kirkwood presents an exceptional lifestyle defined by its premier ski resort and the breathtaking lakes that grace its surroundings. This community embodies the serenity and sophistication characteristic of the high country, affording residents and visitors alike the chance to embrace both tranquility and excitement. Amidst this scenic landscape, individuals can partake in outdoor adventures within the pristine wilderness or indulge in the luxurious amenities that the area has to offer.

Dining and Entertainment

7800 Bar & Grill is the perfect blend of taste and ambiance. Enjoy delicious food and a wide array of craft beers and cocktails in a cozy and inviting environment.
Kirkwood Inn & Saloon is a charming establishment where rustic charm meets excellent service. Live music, delightful food and drinks, and a warm atmosphere make this an unforgettable destination.
Kit Carson Lodge offers an enchanting escape in the heart of Eldorado National Forest. The lakefront setting, friendly staff, and delicious on-site restaurant promise an idyllic retreat for all.
Ham's Station captivates with its mix of classic and innovative dishes, superb cocktails, and an atmosphere that's both trendy and comfortable.
Sorensen's Cafe is an inviting gem known for its delightful blend of comfort food and culinary excellence. It's an ideal spot to unwind, indulge, and make lasting memories.

Things to Do

Numerous events at the Kirkwood resort ensure an exciting experience beyond some of the best ski runs in the country, whether they’re ski or snowboard contests, cross-country skiing, or grand New Year’s Eve parties. The area is abuzz with thrilling activities, making it a hub for outdoor enthusiasts.
Nature lovers will find solace in the many major lakes around Kirkwood. There’s no shortage of breathtaking spots to explore, fish, kayak, or simply enjoy a leisurely picnic.

Overview for Kirkwood, CA

232 people live in Kirkwood, where the median age is 41.1 and the average individual income is $53,439. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

41.1 years

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Around Kirkwood, CA

There's plenty to do around Kirkwood, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Restaurant At Caples Lake, The General Store, and Kirkwood Mountain Sports - Village.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.01 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.93 miles 7 reviews 4.3/5 stars
Shopping 0.62 miles 18 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Shopping 0.7 miles 3 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Active 3.96 miles 7 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Active 3.64 miles 5 reviews 4.4/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Kirkwood, CA

Kirkwood has 89 households, with an average household size of 2.17. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Kirkwood do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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68.53 / 31.47%

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