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Seasonal Road Closure Goes into Effect January 1

PLACERVILLE, Calif., December 30, 2017 --  The annual seasonal closure of native surface roads, also known as dirt roads, will go into effect on the Eldorado National Forest on Monday, January 1, 2018.  These roads will remain closed until at least April 1. "After the rainstorms this fall, we evalu...

Fire Restrictions in Effect in the Eldorado National Forest

Restrictions to begin Friday, August 18 Fire restrictions go into effect in the Eldorado National Forest August 18, announced Forest Supervisor Laurence Crabtree. Wood and charcoal fires will be restricted to designated recreation sites and other fire related activities will be prohibited until the...

42 Route Project Update #7

The latest project update on the 42 route project contains information on new funding for route repairs,  2017 Storm damage, Implementation Plan for the remaining routes, monitoring, and an updated Corrective Action Plan....

Loon Lake Recreation Improvements in Progress

Most sites open during construction. Jun 30, 2017, Placerville, CA - This summer, the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) in coordination with the Eldorado National Forest, will be completing a number of projects to improve recreational facilities in the Loon Lake area. The projects will i...

RUBICON TRAIL IS CLOSED

RUBICON TRAIL IS CLOSED Warning This Winter has been epic!  As of May 20, 2017, monitoring protocols have been met so the current conditions warrant CLOSURE of the Rubicon Trail.  Loon Lake to the Intertie is not effected by this closure, however, it is important from a safety standpoint that only...

Suspects Plead Guilty to Stealing Fees from Recreation Sites

Placerville, CA, May 16, 2017 - Two suspects have pled guilty to stealing from fee tubes on the Eldorado National Forest and other sites in El Dorado County. This is the culmination of a multi-agency investigation that took place for over a year. The turning point in the case was when USDA Forest Se...

Seasonal closure for dirt roads ends April 1

Other closures remain in effect due to storm damage Mar 31, 2017,   Placerville, CA - Native surface roads and trails in the Eldorado National Forest that are subject to the annual wet weather seasonal closure will reopen on Saturday, April 1. "Melting snow will continue to create moist conditions ...

Public Comment Period Open for Off-Highway Vehicle Grant Proposals

The Eldorado National Forest has submitted three applications for Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Cooperative Funds for the upcoming 2016/2017 grant cycle.  One application is for ground operations and trail maintenance across the forest's four ranger districts, including Carson Emigrant Trail (17E24, Lon...
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