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Special Places

Check out some of the unique areas on the Eldorado National Forest!

Desolation Wilderness

Desolation Wilderness is located along the crest of the Sierras north of Highway 50 between Sacramento and South Lake Tahoe.

Mokelumne Wilderness

Mokelumne Wilderness lies within portions of Calaveras, Alpine, and Amador Counties and is bordered by State Highway 4 on the south and State Highway 88 on the north.

Celebrating Wildflowers

Celebrating Wildflowers is dedicated to the enjoyment of the thousands of wildflowers growing on our national forests and grasslands, and to educating the public about the many values of native plants.

Wildflower viewing areas for the Eldorado National Forest...



https://www.fs.usda.gov/attmain/eldorado/specialplaces