Ready to Discover Your El Dorado County?

From adrenaline pumping white water rapids in the high country to exquisite farm to table dining in charming foothill towns, El Dorado County is one of California's hidden gems.

From the Foothills to the Alpine

El Dorado County is one of the most diverse, beautiful places you’ll ever visit. Sierra scenery is nothing short of spectacular, spanning across more than 1800 square miles with elevations ranging from just a few feet to more than 10,000 feet above sea level. The 1848 discovery of gold in Coloma touched off the largest gold rush in history. Today we are much more than rustic mining towns and historic sites. We are a year-round vacation destination overflowing with outdoor adventure, a welcoming wine and agricultural scene, enriching family activities, and a proud Gold Rush history.

Outdoor Recreation

Wine Trails

Historic Towns

Experience the Arts

Farm Trails

Top Trips & Picks

Inside El Dorado County

Upcoming El Dorado County Events

Community Calendar

September 21, 2017
7:30 am Ag Council
11:00 am Newcomers Luncheon
September 22, 2017
10:00 am All Things Wild, 4th Invitational Art Show, Art On the Divide Gallery Georgetown
September 23, 2017
8:00 am Placerville Certified Farmers Market
10:00 am Hands on Harvest at Fenton Herriott
12:00 pm 6th Annual Park Community Music Festival & Car Show
3:00 pm Trucks and Tunes - One Last Blast
5:00 pm St Baldrick's Placerville Fundraiser Event
6:00 pm Jazz Concerts at Mastroserio Winery
6:30 pm Family Karaoke Night
7:45 pm 2017 Outdoor Projector Movies
8:30 pm Cameron Park Rotary Club Community Observatory

Bringing the pooch?

El Dorado County is a great place to travel with your dog.


Dog-friendly lodging | Dog-friendly things to do

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