• CALDOR FIRE CLOSURE  - The  Caldor Fire Closure has been reduced and a new forest order issued to reflect the changes. All roads, trails, and facilities within the fire closure area are closed.  This includes Morman Emigrant Trail. Forest Order 03-21-19.

  • ROAD STATUS - For information on which roads are open or closed.

  • RECREATION FACILITY STATUS - For information on which facilities are open or closed.

  • OFFICES - Our virtual offices are staffed to provide visitor information. The phone #s and hours are on the left side of this page.

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Caldor Fire and Forest Information: (530) 644-2324 Placerville Ranger District Office


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A piece of Eldorado National Forest is lost in the Caldor Fire: Plummer Guard Station.

Caldor Fire Recovery

Recovery after a major wildfire is a long term process. The first steps involve repairing areas damaged by fire suppression, and mitigating safety hazards such as fire weakened trees, burning stump holes, damaged utilities, and hazmat concerns. Recovery also includes the Burned Area Emergency Response, information on access to recreation residences and the forest, debris cleanup, the rebuilding process for recreation residences, and future Caldor Fire restoration and management activities.


Timber Offering

View the Preliminary Advertisement for the Silver Sierra SBA Deck Sale - This advance notice is to afford interested parties time to examine the sale area prior to winter. 

Christmas Tree Permits

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Permits have sold out. 


Great American Outdoors Act

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The Great American Outdoors Act enables federal land managers to address deferred maintenance and other infrastructure projects on national forests.

El Dorado County Resource Advisory Committee

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The El Dorado County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) is active. We look forward to working with the RAC and the community on a new set of conservation projects.

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