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Category: Eldorado National Forest

Wildfire Restrictions Initiated on BLM-managed public lands Western Sierra

BLM Mother Lode Field Office initiates seasonal fire restrictions EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. – The Bureau of Land Management Mother Lode Field Office is initiating fire restrictions on BLM-managed public lands in Amador, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado, Mariposa, Merced, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tuolumne and Yuba counties, effective June 14, due to wildland [...]

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What is Open for Memorial Day Weekend in Eldorado National Forest?

Short answer... Not Much with weather making everything tricky Facilities open For Memorial Weekend in the Eldorado National forest… ICE HOUSE Reservoir Area • Silver Creek Group• Ice House Campground & Boat Launch• Northwind Campground• Strawberry Campground UNION VALLEY Reservoir Area• Lone Rock Campground• Jones Fork Campground• Fashoda Campground• Big Silver Group• Wench Creek Campground• Yellowjacket [...]

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Is Your Favorite Recreation Site Closed in 2019?

Storm damage and construction will affect recreation in the Eldorado Nat'l Forest Eldorado National Forest , May 1, 2019- 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 forest this summer is urged to check [...]

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Exploring the Lakes of Pyramid Creek ~ A Desolation Wilderness Adventure

Go Off Trail And Explore This Stunning Chain of Lakes Near Lake Tahoe Desolation Wilderness, Ca - Pyramid Creek is best known for its 500 ft cascade down horsetail falls off HWY 50 at Twin Bridges as you leave Lake Tahoe Basin back towards Sacramento.  One of the largest waterfalls in the state of California, [...]

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Sierra Storm Drops Over 3 Feet Of New Snow at Sierra-At-Tahoe

Sierra-At-Tahoe Lavishing in Fresh Powder But Strong Winds Will Effect Lifts Today Sierra-At-Tahoe - South Lake Tahoe, Ca - January 17, 2019 - Blizzard Warnings, High winds, Near impossible travel conditions Yesterday in the Sierra, has left its mark and dropped over 3 feet of snow on Sierra-At Tahoe Ski resort off HWY 50. Sierra-At-Tahoe [...]

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Eldorado National Forest Almost Sold Out of Christmas Tree Permits

Christmas Tree Tags Almost Sold Out on the Eldorado National Forest PLACERVILLE, Calif. - There are less than 300 Christmas tree tags remaining out of the 4,500 that were available through the Eldorado National Forest Christmas tree permit program this year. The Placerville Ranger Station has already run out. As of this morning, the Forest Supervisor's office still had 175 tags; the [...]

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Taylor Creek Visitor Center to host Fall Fish Festival

Sierra Rec Magazine, October 7, 2018 - SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The Fall Fish Festival will take place at the Taylor Creek Visitor Center this Saturday and Sunday, October 6 - 7, 2018. The Taylor Creek Visitor Center is located on SR Highway 89, three miles north of the City of South Lake Tahoe. Hosted [...]

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Crystal Basin recreation improvements underway, alternative destinations recommended in 2018

Campsites and Roadways Getting Needed Updates In The Crystal Basin Sierra Rec Magazine - May 17, 2018 - The popular Crystal Basin Recreation Area in the Eldorado National Forest is undergoing major upgrades which will greatly enhance the visitor experience in the future, but may make other destinations a better choice this year. Sunset Campground [...]

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