Special Places Overview

Special Places

"The farther one gets into the wilderness, the greater is the attraction of its lonely freedom.”

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

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...