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Eldorado National Forest

100 Forni Rd, Placerville, CA 95667-5310
+1 916-622-5061
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A lot to see, while new comers need support

Going for a few days in lake Tahoe, I looked for opportunity to taste something while breaking long... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kfar Tavor, Israel
Placerville, its where its at baby

It is indeed a fantastic area, where the whole family will never lack of something fun to do... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Huntington Beach, California
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The hiking areas are located within this forest.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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100 Forni Rd, Placerville, CA 95667-5310
+1 916-622-5061
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Going for a few days in lake Tahoe, I looked for opportunity to taste something while breaking long drive. Finding information on Eldorado forest was not that easy. Good maps are not to be found on-line. Nevigating to trail-heads is another issue - with Wase...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is indeed a fantastic area, where the whole family will never lack of something fun to do. Great history, great food and for you wine lovers, so of the best wineries you can have

Thank PaulMW1957
Reviewed June 20, 2017

It's a hidden gem. There is two miles trail from the lower level. Lower Falls will visit us first and there is 1.3 miles trail from there to the upper falls. There is another route to reach the upper falls along with the trail. Please...More

1  Thank laxmikant c
Reviewed May 23, 2017

We drove Highway 88 to the El Dorado National Forest. It was spring time and just beautiful out. With our good snow fall this year, there was beautiful green as well as a lot of snow. Caples Lake was still frozen over This is a...More

Thank mini
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

The Eldorado National Forest has something for everyone with just a little outdoor adventure. From creeks to rivers, ponds to lakes. Millions of trails and wildlife to go with it. There is always joy coming here

1  Thank dockahuna
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

DO NOT TURN LEFT AT THE EL CARISO / HOTSHOT CAMP. NOT A CAMPGROUND. I am new to Cleveland National Forest. In the evening of March 24, 2017 I spent an hour or so looking through my GPS and found various campgrounds sprinkled throughout the...More

2  Thank Ryan M
Reviewed August 22, 2016

There are endless hikes, walks, creeks, lakes and places to visit in the National Forest. What a treasure to have in my back yard.

Thank 23Cooper23
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

This gorgeous high mountain area offers many things for everyone. Beautiful lakes, hiking trails, lodges and resorts... plenty to see and do in any season.

Thank sp4301
Reviewed July 24, 2016

We enjoyed taking a walk and going fishing at beautiful Caples Lake in the El Dorado Forest. This lake is near Carson Pass and also Kirkwood area. We often times catch trout. It is also a boating and kayaking lake, There is also a resort....More

1  Thank mini
Reviewed July 3, 2016

This was our second visit to Bassi fall and the latest one is on Saturday, July 2nd. Our family of 3 along with 2 other families (total 5 kids from ages 5-13) visited this gem. The directions can be tricky. From Sacramento/Folsom: Take 50 East...More

2  Thank grandhirk
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Response from Dennis C | Reviewed this property |
No. Residing in the National Forest is prohibited by Federal law. You may camp for a specific limit (can vary by National Forest). You must have a permanent residence outside the Forest.