El Dorado Stories

What's cool, hip and happening in the County from the people who know.

4 can’t-miss spring hikes in El Dorado County

south fork american river whitewater rafting

Early season river rafting specials on the South Fork of the American River

Wildflowers along the PCT near Carson Pass, El Dorado County

Top Instagram hikes in El Dorado County

Family walking

Top family-friendly and ADA accessible hiking trails in El Dorado County

Striking it rich in El Dorado County: how to pan for gold

An afternoon in Placerville

Apple Hill℠ Cake recipe: an El Dorado County tradition

woman on one of Tahoe's mountain bike trails

Must-try mountain bike trails in El Dorado County

Mt Tallac summit looking down on Lake Tahoe

Top summit hikes in El Dorado County

Gold Country Ghosts: Top 7 haunts for spotting spirits in El Dorado County

Top 6 Thanksgiving family activities in El Dorado County

Fall colors in Apple Hill, El Dorado County | Photo: Jill Nauman

Where to find fall colors around El Dorado County