The Eldorado National Forest is located in the eastern center part of California.
Where is this Forest?

 

Come Discover, Explore, and Enjoy!

Established in 1910, the Eldorado hosts over 2.1 million visitors each year. The Forest offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities to the forest visitor looking to explore, seek out new adventures, or revisit old memories. With over 80 developed campgrounds and picnic areas, hundreds of miles of roads and trails, multiple large lakes and reservoirs, innumerable miles of rivers and streams, great scenery, and an abundance of plant and wildlife, visitors can find a place or activity to suit them.

Leading the Eldorado

image of Laurence Crabtree, Eldorado National Forest Supervisor

Forest Supervisor Laurence Crabtree

 

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Spotlights

Return to Echo Summit

Dr. John Carlos speaks at a podium situated in the forest.

 Eldorado NF hosted a ceremony to honor the Echo Summit training site as a California Historical Landmark.

42 Routes Project Update

In 2012 the U.S. District Court directed the Forest Service to close sections of forty-two routes until a supplemental EIS for route segments that cross meadows was completed.

 




Prescribed Fire Projects

For project information check out this link.

Richardson Lake Road Open

Richardson Lake Road 14N39 is now open to the PCT. Thank you to all the folks that worked so diligently on this project. The road beyond is still closed.


Highlights

  • ENF Proposed Projects - SOPA Link opens in a new window
    The Schedule of Proposed Actions database contains the status and environmental analysis documents of the Eldorado NF's Proposed Projects.
  • Vehicle Travel on the Eldorado
    Roads and trails on the Eldorado are designated for wheeled motor vehicle travel. Vehicle travel off these designated roads and trails is prohibited. Check your destination before you go.
  • ENFIA Forest Store is Online! OffSite Link

    Check it out for books, clothing, maps, Smokey Bear merchandise, and toys.

  • Recreation Opportunity Guides (ROG)
    These guides contain information, maps, and directions to assist you in enjoying your trip to the Eldorado National Forest.
  • Stewardship Contracting
    Stewardship End Result Contracting includes natural resource management practices seeking to promote a closer working relationship with local communities in a broad range of activities that improve land conditions.
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