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Forest Publications

Discover the wealth of recreation opportunities on the Eldorado. These guides contain information, maps, and directions to assist you in enjoying your trip to the Eldorado National Forest. Download one or more of these guides. You will need Acrobat Reader to view these documents. (PDF format)

Forest Visitor Guide (pdf)

Recreation Opportunity Guides (ROG)

Developed Recreation


Natural History

Recreation and Forest Programs

Desolation Wilderness

Mokelumne Wilderness

Motorized Use


Winter - Ski and Snowshoe