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

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Forest Supervisor Laurence Crabtree

 

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Spotlights

Volunteer Opportunities for Summer 2017

Do you love spending time in the pines? If so, volunteer to be a Host at Wrights Lake Campground or an Information Assistant at Cleveland Corral Information Station in the Crystal Basin!

Tree Mortality

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Information on the Eldorado National Forest's and California's Tree Mortality response.

 




SOFAR All Lands Cohesive Strategy

A collaborative project in the South Fork American River (SOFAR) watershed, involving communities, public and private timber, water, power, recreation, and protected species.

Forest Plan Revision Project

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The Forest Plan guides how the forest is managed for the next 15-20 years. View an introductory video and join our mailing list to receive updates. 


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