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30th Annual Georgetown Kid's Fishing Derby

PLACERVILLE, Calif. - Children 16 years and younger are invited to come out to Lake Walton with their fishing poles, bait and tackle boxes for the 30th Annual Georgetown Kids Fishing Derby on Saturday June 1st from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM. This annual derby has become an eagerly anticipated event for you...

Is Your Favorite Recreation Site Closed in 2019?

Storm damage and construction will affect recreation on the Eldorado Nat'l Forest PLACERVILLE, Calif. - Current snow conditions, potential storm damage and scheduled recreation site closures will affect visitor access this year on the Eldorado National Forest (ENF). Anyone planning a trip to the fo...

Dirt Roads Open as of April 16, but Damage Still Possible

PLACERVILLE, Calif. - The seasonal closure of native surface roads (also known as dirt roads) in the Eldorado National Forest will be lifted beginning Tuesday, April 16.  However, damage could still occur from using dirt roads in wet areas and visitors will be responsible for any damage caused by in...

Active Management in 2019 on the Eldorado National Forest

PLACERVILLE, Calif. - The Eldorado National Forest is pursuing an ambitious Program of Work for 2019 which includes removing 37 million board feet of timber and using prescribed fire on up to 7,000 acres. There are also many important projects underway in public services and road system management. ...

Eleven Pines Road Closed Due to Active Landslide

PLACERVILLE, Calif. - Eleven Pines Road in the Georgetown Ranger District of the Eldorado National Forest is closed between Wentworth Springs Road and the Rubicon River at Ellicot Bridge due to recent storm damage from an active landslide which moved a section of the road. The slide is located appro...

Stanislaus NF Over-Snow Vehicle (OSV) Use Designation Update

The Forest Service has conducted an environmental analysis of the Stanislaus National Forest Over-Snow Vehicle (OSV) use Designation. A draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) is now available online at the Stanislaus National Forest website at: https://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=46311 Th...

Elevated Fire Restrictions to Begin Monday on the San Bernardino NF

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. - In light of conditions and recent fire activity, San Bernardino National Forest officials are implementing elevated fire restrictions starting Monday, July 16, 2018. The decision is based on national level fire activity, local fire activity and the availability of firefight...

Sierra National Forest seeks public input for 2018 California OHV grant funding

CLOVIS, Calif. (Dec 21, 2017) — The Sierra National Forest (SNF) is requesting public input for the California 2018 Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program application cycle. Part of the grant process, is gathering input or project ideas that individuals, and organization...
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