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Description: El Dorado Visitors & Farm Trails Guide

Thurs-Mon 11-5 or by appointment. (530) 647-VINO 1 Beemer s Winery 2 Boa Vista Vineyards & Orchards Open Every Day 9-5pm (530) 622-5522 Open Daily 11-5 (530) 303-3418 Open Daily 10-5pm 1709 Carson Rd. Placerville CA 95667 www. 3 Boeger 4 Bumgarner Winery 5 Crystal Basin Cellars Open daily 11-5pm (530) 647-1767 6 diVittorio Winery 7 Fenton Herriott Vineyards Open Daily 11-5pm (530) 642-2021 Thurs-Mon 11-5pm (530) 621-2166 Thurs-Mon 11-5pm & by appointment (530) 644-4018 Office (530) 644-0714 8 Findleton Winery 9 Illuminare Winery Fri-Sun 11-5pm & by appt. 10 Jodar Winery Open daily 11-5pm (530) 644-3474 11 Lava Cap Winery Open Daily 11-5pm (530) 621-0175 12 ParaVi Vineyards Open Daily 11-5pm (530) 647-9463 Hidden Valley Ln. 13 Wofford Acres Thurs-Sun 11-5pm 13 N. C an yon R d. 11 Fruit Ridge Rd. Un io on R d. e Lars 3 Schnell School Rd. nR idg eR d. Ha e ssl d. rR an y N. C High Hill Rd. 7 2 Apple Mountain Golf Resort Gatlin R d. y Barkle Rd. nD r. Carson Rd. EXIT Point View EXIT (Exit 49) uier Jacq 10 68 1 9 4 5 Camino 12 R d. Camino EXIT Snows R d. 2 Welcome TO EL DORADO COUNTY 89 193 49 89 50 49 88 The El Dorado County Visitors Authority and the Farm Trails Association invite you to explore our bountiful back roads. You ll find a perfect blend of breathtaking scenery rich and colorful history exciting outdoor adventures and fun agricultural excursions year round. The maps throughout this guide will help you navigate a series of trails with designated signs to more than 100 farms ranches and wineries in El Dorado County. .com ElDoradoCountyVisitorsAuthority Central El Dorado County . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Placerville Contents Events in El Dorado County . . . . . . . . . . . .6 7 Characters that Give Us Character . . . . . . .13 Placerville Barbara Hoover The Story of Snowshoe Thompson . . . . . . .15 West El Dorado County . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 El Dorado Hills Northern El Dorado County . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 Coloma & Georgetown Fishing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 Characters that Give Us Character . . . . . . .23 El Dorado County Visitors Authority 542 Main Street Placerville CA 95667 (800)457-6279 Farm Trails Association PO Box 20 Placerville CA 95667 530-919-2445 Camino George Visman Farmers Markets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24 25 East El Dorado County . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28 Camino & Pollock Pines McNaughton Newspapers Mountain Democrat Davis Enterprise & Daily Republic Advertising Sales Kelly Lucier Layout Design & Production David Martinelli Ad Design Mountain Democrat Design. Dept. Produced by Dog Friendly Places . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29 Eldorado National Forest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 Getting Married in El Dorado County . . . .34 Filming in El Dorado County . . . . . . . . . . . .39 South El Dorado County . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40 Fair Play & Somerset Wine Country . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41 Lake Tahoe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44 Lake Tahoe Facts and Information . . . . . . .45 A picture is worth a thousand words. Thanks to the following photographers we are better able to share the El Dorado Experience. Photo Credits Cover Large photo Charles Lee of left to right on bottom Mountain Democrat Hot Shot Imaging Mountain Democrat Jill E. Nauman. Page 3 John Flynn. Page 4 Paul Cockrell Photography El Dorado County Historical Museum. Pages 6 7 Holly Weber Photography. Page 15 EL Dorado County Historical Museum. Page 16 Unique Aeriography. Page 19 Jill E. Nauman Hot Shot Imaging. Page 21 Trout Unlimited. Page 24 El Dorado County Farm Trails Association. Page 28 EID (top photo) John Flynn (bottom photo). Page 29 Gibson Visuals. Page 32 Patty McKinney. Page 40 Charles Lee of Bruce Champion. Page 41 David Girard Vineyards. Page 44 Carrie Reiter (snowboarder is Jasmine Reichardt) Maps West Area Map. . . . . . . 8 Downtown Placerville . . . 9 North Area Map. . . . . 18 East Area Map . . . 30 31 South Area Map . . 36-38 Winery Map . . . . . . . . 42 El Dorado County Map. . . . . . . . . . . 26 27 Directories Wineries . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Hotels & Motels. . . . . . . 46 Vacation Rentals . . . . . . 47 Bed & Breakfasts. . . . . . 47 Campgrounds . . . . . . . . 47 Breweries . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Products Activities . 48 49 Harvest Calendar . . . . . 50 2012-2013 Central EL DORADO COUNTY 89 193 49 89 Placerville 49 50 88 PLACERVILLE Placerville historically known as Hangtown is a charming town rich with history named after the placer gold deposits found in its river beds and hills during the Gold Rush of the 1840s. Photo by Paul Cockrell Photography HISTORY BUFF Check out Placerville s museums... El Dorado County Historical Museum 104 Placerville Drive Placerville 530-621-5865 Open Wednesday - Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday 12 p.m to 4 p.m. Research Open House is every Tuesday 9 00 a.m. to 3 00 p.m. museum Fountain-Tallman Museum 524 Main Street Placerville 530-626-0773 Wednesday - Sunday 11 00 a.m.- 4 00 p.m. Gold Bug Mine & Park Hattie s Museum 2635 Gold Bug Lane Placerville 530-642-5207 Daily April - October 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Weekends Nov. - March noon to 4 p.m. 4 CENTRAL EL DORADO COUNTY BEST WESTERN PLUS We offer Placerville Inn THE WORLD S LARGEST HOTEL FAMILY 107 Newly Renovated For all of your Guest Rooms & Suites Business & Free Hi-Speed Internet Leisure Lodging access in all rooms Needs Complimentary Breakfast Lobby Lounge with Fireplace Open 24 hours 2 miles from Red Hawk casino at exit 44a Exercise Room Outdoor Pool and Spa Banquet and Meeting Facilities Pet Friendly Each Room Features Refrigerator and Microwave Oven 27 Color TV with Pay-Per-View & First-Run Films Coffee Maker Hairdryer Iron & Ironing Board Free Local Phone Calls 3 Diamond AAA rating VOTED BEST DINING Henry s Steakhouse Best Steakhouse 6850 Greenleaf Drive Placerville CA 95667 (530) 622-9100 Fax (530) 622-9376 Waterfall Buffet Best Brunch Pearl Asian Cuisine Best Chinese Koto Grille Best Mexican Two Rivers Caf Open 24 Hours VOTED BEST CASINO Most Liberal Slots In Northern California 2 200 Slots Loosest Penny Slots Over 70 Table Games 3 Blackjack Single Deck 21 Live Poker BEST ENTERTAINMENT Live Entertainment Kid s Quest Hourly Child Care Cyber Quest Hwy 50 Red Hawk Pkwy 888-573-3495 5 Events April IN EL DORADO COUNTY For more Information on these and other events in El Dorado County visit Or call 800-457-6279 Jeepers Jamboree July 26-30 2012 This is considered the oldest toughest and largest organized event of this type in the world on the Rubicon Trail over the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. Passport Weekend April 14-15 and 21-22 2012 Choose between 32 El Dorado County wineries to sample fine vintages and gourmet foods. The party atmosphere also includes barrel tasting art and music on two separate weekends. Kids Expo April 14 2012 Over 100 exhibitors provide fun handson activities every year at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. Georgetown Nature Fest April 28 2012 The nature area in Georgetown will once again host this family-friendly allday event Student art exhibits docentled hikes arts and crafts activities for children family music workshops Native American drumming and storytelling and student performances. Fair Play Festival June 2 & 3 2012 The Festival is a wonderfully informal event featuring great wines music and food. Wagon Train and BBQ Rib Cook off June 9 2012 Main Street will welcome the Highway 50 Association s 63rd Annual Wagon Train with a BBQ Rib Cook-Off Server s Races Studebaker Wheelbarrow Demos kids games & music.. 2012 El Dorado County Fair June 14 17 This year s theme is the Grapest Show on Earth. Fun for the whole family. Bell Tower Brewfest Saturday June 30 2012 This popular annual event features nearly 40 different micro-brews and several different bands at venues throughout Historic Main street. August High Tea with Miss Hattie s Craddock August 11 2012 This annual event is held at the Town Hall. Guests are treated to tea & refreshments customs and stories of the Gold Rush era. Participants are encouraged to wear period dress. 15th Annual Craft Faire August 12 Over 100 artisans from all over the West fill Historic Main street featuring pottery woodwork quilted and decorating items dolls garden items soaps candles jewelry and more. Hangtown Destruction Derby August 12 2012 Bring out the family to the annual Destruction Derby and watch police fire and emergency medical personnel battle it out in their old cars for a smashing victory El Dorado County Fairgrounds. May El Dorado Hills Art and Wine Affaire Mother s Day weekend This event features more than 100 artists and 15 to 20 wineries restaurants and live entertainment at Town Center in El Dorado Hills. Gold Prospecting & Mining Summit May 12-13 2012 An exciting weekend of expert instruction and the latest mining equipment. At the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. July Summer Spectacular & Fireworks Show July 2 2012 Noon 10pm Live music and world class fireworks show Food kids games & arts and crafts. 4th of July Family Blast This event includes American food entertainment old fashioned kids games and contests such as watermelon eating gunnysack races water balloon tossing relays music and Fireworks. Cowboys and Cornbread July 21 2012 Held in Camino this event features the Hangtown Harmonica Championship and Chili Cook Off. Celebrate western living and country inspired fun for the family. 6 September American River Music Festival Sept 14 -16 2012 Held throughout the friendly river community of Coloma the festival features over 25 performances in 10 locations of live music in three riverfront campgrounds. Enjoy a whitewater river trip a guided river hike and fun eateries in Coloma. Great food Beverages Art Vendors Kid s activities and much more. June Coloma Blues Live June 9 2012 The 7th annual family-friendly all-day blues festival nestled in the heart of the beautiful Coloma Valley. Jackie Greene Laurie Morvan the California Honeydrops David Jacobs-Strain with special guest Joe Craven and the Sacramento Blues Revue. 22nd Annual Antique Street Faire September 30 2012 Historic Main Street to host over 100 antiques and collectible peddlers for this huge event. Food refreshments and more. Tea in Toyland Dec. 8 2012 This event relates the Christmas story of the 1930s Cinnamon Bear. All friends are in costumes of nursery rhyme characters. Tea and cookies are served at the Town Hall in Placerville October Coloma Gold Rush Live Oct 13-15 2012 For two days Coloma will be packed with images sounds and hands-on experiences dating back to the 1850s and the California Gold Rush. Live history tent encampments recreate Gold Rush history in this authentic setting. Gold panning sawmill demonstrations historic re-enactments. Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park. 27th Annual Rock & Gem Show October 20-21 2012 Loads of hands-on activities for the new rock hobbiest to the experienced rockhounds. Dealers displays demonstrations rocks minerals gems jewelry beads fossils petrified wood and more at El Dorado County Fairgrounds. January 2013 Gold Discovery Day Jan. 26 2013 Historic demonstrations tours speakers and Gold Rush music highlight the discovery of gold in the tailrace of Sutter s Mill. Bring Out the Barrel January 26 & 27 2013 El Dorado s vintners invite you inside their cellars and sample distinctive wines straight from the barrel. Community Observatory The Observatory is your window to the night sky See the stars through the 14inch reflecting telescopes on a clear dark night. Open Friday Saturday and Sunday nights. El Dorado Center of Folsom Lake College. Olde Coloma Theater The theatre performs melodramas throughout the year as well as for many school groups. Plays are every Friday and Saturday night in Coloma. Train Rides El Dorado Depot 1st and 3rd Sunday on the historic Southern Pacific Placerville Branch rail line weather permitting. Noon to 4 pm. Trains leave the depot on the hour and half hour. February 2013 Cuisine on Carson February 23 2013 Visit any (or all) of the 14 Carson Road Wineries and enjoy tasty fare paired with spectacular wines. Come up and enjoy great food friendly wineries and really great wine. For more Information on these and other events in El Dorado County visit or call 800-457-6279 November Festival of Lights The day after Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the Holiday season with the old-fashioned festivities on Historic Main Street in Placerville. There will be music entertainment Santa stagecoach rides and Holly Jolly Trolley rides as well as the Tree-lighting On-Going Events Third Saturday Art Walk 6 to 9 p.m. Historic Main Street galleries and merchants in Placerville host changing art shows and late night shopping every month. Live performances wine tasting music and more. Stagecoach rides Stagecoach rides on Historic Main Street in Placerville by Wiser Overland Stage Line and Friends. March through December except June weather permitting. Imagination Theatre (IT ) Imagination Theater provides a variety of highly-creative and family oriented performances throughout the year. Placerville Speedway March-September Races are held every Saturday. 7 Wine Cellars Specializing in Award Winning Zinfandels Barberas & White Wines Auriga December Christmas in Coloma Dec. 8 & 9 2012 Old-fashioned Christmas with period crafts music food strolling musicians trade demonstrations children s games wreath making and a visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus. Hangtown Christmas Parade Dec 2 2012 Don t miss this annual Christmas tradition held in downtown Placerville. Open 11-5 Friday thru Sunday 4520 Pleasant Valley Rd Placerville 530-647-8078 contact West Area Legend Fruits veggies Flowers herbs nurseries Pumpkins Christmas trees Animals Wineries breweries Associate members Ra ttle s na B ke ar Rd FARM TRAIL MAP & LISTINGS Rd Rd iller mille Rd e R ey R e R V Vallll e V den Mars 49 Coloma Bassi Rd 208 216 Lotus Lower Lake Dr 207 808 Bayne Rd 193 193 Tra Cre verse ek Rd Pilot Hill en L Hidd ake D r Including Placerville Coloma RescueSwansbo and a Spanish Flat Rd Kelsey ls Kelsey F Diamond Springs d Rock kR Cree hall R d Shoo Fly Rd Fly Rd y Co aR lom 802 Rd d Salm on Fa ll pson Thom Rd Hill s Rd 201 202 204 Dias D Lune Folsom Lake D le Val eer y Rd Sundance Tr Rd Rd son Car Placerville Dr Green El Dorado Rd Rescue Green Valley Rd 250 Valley R d Mi 215 Broadw Broadway sso uri Main St Shingle Springs Dr Fla Enterprise Dr 263 tR d 817 Placerville Ple Valleasant y Rd For t Green e Greenstone Rd Ponderosa Rd Kingvale Rd 1212 Gold Strike Dr. Placerville. Hand spun natural and dyed yarn and roving. Original kit and felted garmets and more made from our own spinning flock. 530-621-1009. Dur Old ock Rd Fren c 231 All About Ewe 50 Lode Mother Dr h To wn El Dorado Hills Rd Ba ss L e ak Rd Med er R d Cameron Park Shingle Springs t an Rd as ley Ple Val 264 Diamond Springs Han ks E xch ang eR d. Wo odl and Quarry Quarry Rd Rd Dr Som 9 49 Union Miin n ne Rd ne 204 American River Cherry Co. 2240 Dias Drive Placerville. Raspberries Olallie Marionberry Boysen. U-Pick Berries and cherries. Also honey figs and picnic area. Starting May 30 Bing Utah Giant and Rainier Cherries. 530-626-3881. Holly Dr 220 Sand Rd Ridge S Shin ingle R d 802 Bella Vista Bed & Breakfast 581 Cold Springs Rd. Placerville. A luxurious hillside estate overlooking the Coloma Lotus Valley and American River. 5 acres of ponds streams waterfalls fountains swimming lagoon and beach. Perfect wedding venue. 530622-3456. Mo 807 Eden Vale Inn 1780 Springvale Rd. Placerville. Relax in the rustic sophistication of this Bed and Breakfast inn. Pond for swimming gourmet breakfast seven luxury rooms. 530-621-0901. 207 Lotus Bonsai Nursery and Gardens 1435 Lower Lake Dr. Placerville. A full service Bonsai nursery offering Bonsai stock plants supplies gifts. Bonsai classes & workshops fieldtrips. Annual sale last weekend of May. Call for appointment 530-6229681 or email at mail 808 Caf Mahjaic Restaurant & Lotus Inn 1006 Lotus Rd. Lotus. Caf Mahjaic is new American cuisine. Open Tues-Sat. 5 to close. 530-622-9587. Lotus Inn open 7 days a week 6 private rooms. 216 Enchanted April Farm 5950 Salmon Falls Rd. Pilot Hill. Hundreds of French lavender plants available for harvesting in summer. Lavender products also for sale.Wine grapes and olives are available for harvesting in the fall. 916-939-9144. 208 Lotus Valley Natives 5440 Bassi Rd. Lotus. Boutique nursery offering ornamental natives succulents and herbs for eco-friendly landscaping. Specialty gifts and living centerpieces. Consultations available. Lovely picnic areas. Check for hours. 530-919-1478. 264 Chao s Produce On the corner of Mother Lode Drive Kingvale Road. Fresh picked strawberries and blackberries at our local fruit and vegetable stand. Fava beans sugar and snap peas red onions various tomatoes patty pan squash and more. Open April - Oct. 7 days a week - dawn to dusk. 817 Food Bank of El Dorado County 6230 Enterprise Dr. Diamond Springs. The Food Bank of El Dorado County is the area s largest collaborative charity assisting more than 12 000 individuals a month including children seniors and families. 530-621-9950. 209 Meyer Ranch 2280 Coloma Rd. Placerville. Peaches June Sept. Apples Sept-Dec Bosc Bartlett Pears Asian Pears Aug Sept. 530-622-5881. 220 Chevalier Winery 5720 French Creek Rd. Shingle Springs. Best wine in the foothills. Sales and tasting. Picnic area. Open Saturday Sunday and holiday Mondays 12 5. For winery events please check 530-677-1676. 201 Gold Hill Vineyard & Brewery Cold Springs Rd & Vineyard Lane Coloma. Wine & beer tasting. Chardonnay Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc Merlot Syrah Barbera Zinfandel Viognier. Picnics weddings parties. Spectacular views. Year round Thur-Sun 10-5. 530-626-6522. 263 Placerville Fruit Growers Inc. 4600 Missouri Flat Rd. Placerville. Farm and vineyard supplies chemicals tools all your gardening needs. Public welcome Open weekdays 8 30-5 Sat. 9-1 530-622-2643. 250 Cielo Estate 3040 Ponderosa Rd. Shingle Springs. Encompassing 41 acres our vineyards are planted primarily to Spanish Italian and Rhone varietals. Cielo where wonderful wines tranquil surroundings and superbly tailored celebrations and weddings come together flawlessly. 530-6728575 fax 530-672-8576. 215 Sundance Tree Farm 3541 Sundance Trail Placerville. Choose and cut Christmas tree sales. Open daily 9-4 day after Thanksgiving. Doug Fir Scotch Pines. Packaging available. 530-622-5636. 206 Hooverville Orchards 1100 Wallace Rd. Placerville. Pies Jam Jellies. Harvest Daze 3rd Weekend of August. Cherries Peaches Nectarines Plums Asian Pears Bartletts Bosc Boysenberries Blackberries Apples Mandarins Oranges Grapefruit Lemons Pomelos. 530-622-2155. Fax 530-626-1955. Email hooverville1973 202 David Girard Vineyards 741 Cold Springs Rd. Placerville. Open daily 11-5. 530-295-1833. 8 NC 807 231 206 llac Cold Wa Sprin gs e Rd 209 Mosquit Rd Mosquito Rd to man Lotus Gold H 49 ill Rd Rd Union Ridge Rd it Fru ridg eR d r gvale Sprin d R Tyrrel Ln e rd Av Bedfo Ca l na St Hassler J J J J ac d d d d d r Rd q e quie R R Ravine C C rR Cedar R N Shin gle Rd do El Dora d Hills Blv Diab lo Tr l d D Park eron Cam ge brid Cam Rd r be rob L Latt French Creek Rd un tA Historic Downtown Placerville 1. Sweetie Pies Restaurant 2. Carbon Copy 3. Hangtown Tattoo 4. Courthouse 5. Arian s Supply Sergeant 6. El Dorado Arts Council 7. Fountain Grill and Catering Sequoia at the Bee Bennett House Gold Bug Park 1888 Seasons Bed & Breakfast Bedford Ave. To Lake Tahoe 5 6 31 3 32 33 2 1 Albert Shafsky House 11 12 13 20 16 14 15 26 25 24 Hwy. 49 Spring St. Canal St. GlenMorey Country House ll Be 28 27 30 r we 29 To Clay St. 8. New Unto You 9. Sweet Spot Sandwhich 10. Caf Luna 11. Placerville Hardware 12. Powell s Steamer Co. & Pub 13. Placerville News Co. Blair Sugar Pine B&B Highway 50 8 7 10 9 4 Town Hall Druid 18 19 17 22 23 El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center Tortilla Flats Cedar Ravine t. in S Ma ric to His 21 The Whistle Stop Yogurt Placerville Coffee Depot Quartz Alley Post Office Originally known as Dry Diggins and nicknamed Hangtown Pacific St. Sacramento St. Hwy. 49 14. Gold Country Artists Gallery 15. Sanitex Cleaners 16. Robinsons Pharmacy 17. Combellacks 18. Heyday Caf and Wine Bar 19. Winterhill Olive Oil 20. City Hall 21. Cary House Hotel 22. Synapse Wines 23. Zia s 24. Pampering Pickle 25. The Bookery 26. The Wine Smith 27. Cascada Restaurant 28. Old Tyme Candy and More 29. Empire Antiques 30. Cuppa Coffee and More 31. Blue Skies 32. Round Table Pizza 33. Fountain Tallman Museum Map intended for illustrative purposes only. Map not to scale. Map denotes EDC Chamber of Commerce members only. Placerville Brewing Company & Restaurant VOTED 1 BREWERY In El Dorado County P LACERVILLE SPECIAL EVENTS 2012 SPRING SUMMER MAY Friday May 4 Girls Night Out 6pm 9pm Sunday May 20 Hangtown Car Show 9am 3pm (Info 622-1731) HISTORIC MAIN STREET JUNE OCTOBER Daily (Light Poles on Main St.) Banners on Parade 2012 Daylight Hours SEPTEMBER Saturday September 8 Kacie s Ride For Hope 8am 11am (Info 626-1450 x205) Saturday September 22 Oktoberfest 3pm 8pm Sunday September 30 Antique Street Faire 8am 3pm S U M M E R FA L L AUGUST Sunday August 12 16th Annual Craft Faire 8am 3pm Thursday August 23 Hangtown Car Show 5pm 8pm (Info 622-1731) JUNE VOTED 1 READERS CHOICE FOUR YEARSSTRAIGHT 2007 2008 2009 2010 & 2011 Saturday June 9 Wagon Train & BBQ Rib Cook Off 12pm 6pm Saturday June 30 Bell Tower Brewfest 6pm 9 pm OCTOBER Saturday October 20 Art & Wine Festival 6pm 9pm Wednesday October 31 Trick or Treat on Main Street 4pm 6pm Awesome Ales & Fantastic Food Enjoy outdoor dining on our patio We re open 11am 9pm Everyday (closed Tuesdays) 155 Placerville Drive Placerville (across from Raley s Shopping Center) SATURDAY MONTHLY Placerville Artwalk Every 3rd Saturday - 5pm - 8pm SAT. (EVERY OTHER) JUNE-OCT Music in the Courtyard - 3pm - 6pm (Info 622-4900) WED. MID JUNE - OCT Main Street Farmer s Market - 4pm - Dusk (Info 415-250-5337) SATURDAY MAY - OCT Saturday Farmer s Market - 8am - 12pm (Info 622-1900) (530) 295-9166 Please call the P.D.A. to verify time date and location of these events. (530) 672-3436 or visit 9 24 taps of Beer Local wine by the glass & bottle Fresh seafood pasta sandwiches soups and salads Daily Specials Live Music Wed. Thurs. Sat. Night & Sun. Afternoon Open Everyday 11am-7pm Open Everyday 11am-7pm BREAKFAST n LUNCH n BAKERY 577 Main Street Placerville 530.626.1091 425 Main Street Placerville (530) 642-0128 Best of El Dorado Winner CALIFORNIA CUISINE LUNCH & DINNER OVER 40 WINES BY THE GLASS 325 Main Street Placerville CA 530-626-9700 The Working Man s Outfitter Store Everything Baby & Children Since 1948 469 Main St. Placerville Mon Sat 9 30 6 Sun 10 4 622-3414 OPEN FOR LUNCH & DINNER 7 DAYS A WEEK 530.303.8430 482 Main Street Placerville 530.626.1444 360 Main St Placerville Metal Detectors GOLD PANNIN G & MINING SU PPLIES Metal Dragonfly We bring Nature to your Home and Garden See you at... 352 Main Street Placerville California 530 626 6952 Gold Country Longest continuously operating gallery in Placerville 379 Main Street (530) 642-2944 Gallery 10 Complimentary Tastings AMERICAN FUSION LUNCH & DINNER BEER WINE COCKTAILS 629 Main Street 102 Placerville CA 530-344-7645 Burgers Salads Shakes & More We feature free range grass fed hormone free meats & organic produce. We carry Elk and Buffalo too. Join us for Dinner Thursday Friday and Saturday only. 444 Main St. Placerville 530-622-2631 Monday & Wednesday 11 05 to 3 00 Thursday Friday Saturday 11 05 to 8 00 Sunday 12 05 to 3 00 Closed Tuesday Organic Coffee Natural Food Restaurant Thank You for Thank You for Keeping us in Keeping us in Business since 1988 Business since 1988 Live Music Combellack s Specializing in Pendleton LEVI Brighton Est. 1888 339 Main Street Placerville Restaurante & Cantina 384 Main St. Placerville CASCADA 530-344-7757 Pub WiFi (530) 642-8481 594 Main St. Placerville (Parking Available) 622.2582 Open 7 days a week Since 1857... Affordable Elegance 10 Off (530) 622-4271 visit 300 Main Street Placerville CA 95667 Gifts of 11 (530) 642-9296 316 Main St. Placerville the Southwest Visit Hangtown s Gold Bug Park & Mine M AKE E L D ORADO C OUNTY YOUR DESTINATION E XPERIENCE ADVENTURE HISTORY AND BEAUTY WHILE YOU STAY IN ONE OF OUR WONDERFUL B ED & B REAKFAST I NNS . 1 8 TO FIND YOUR INN GO TO WWW. EDC - LODGING. COM Hurley & Associates Real Estate Maxine Hurley 6th Generation El Dorado County Gold Mining & Ranching Tradition Bringing the buyer & seller together with the right property at the right price. Mine & Stamp Mill Hattie s Gift Shop and Museum open daily April thru October 10am-4pm Mine open weekends November thru March 2635 Gold Bug Lane Placerville CA 95667 530.642.5207 Maxine Hurley Realtor Since 1989 916-801-1000 P. O. Box 1594 Placerville maxine Lic 01033528 WELCOME HOME Eskaton Village Placerville Eskaton Village Placerville offers a unique blend of independent living with services assisted living and memory care. Residents benefit from Eskaton s superior services and care while living in this extraordinary mountainside community -above the fog and below the snow right off Highway 50. We understand that your pet is a part of your family. Come talk to us. EL DORADO ARTS COUNCIL Gateway to the Arts in El Dorado County Open 11AM - 5PM Tuesday-Saturday Eskaton s assisted living Lodge is rated best in the Placerville area. And Eskaton s Dawn of a New Day Memory Care is one of the top three Memory Care communities in Northern California according to Laura Wayman of Dementia Whisperers. Schedule a visit today for you your family and your pet. 2010 & 2011 459 Main Street Placerville 530.295.3496 12 866-ESKATON BARBARA HOOVER HER STORY Barbara Hoover grew up in the farming community of Mapleton Iowa. She moved to California and met and married James Hoover. When James was appointed by then Governor Ronald Reagan to the California Parole Board they and most of their 13 children moved to Placerville in 1973. The 50acre property they purchased was to become known as Hooverville Orchards. HER VISION After James passed away Bar- bara decided she wanted to keep farming and continue bringing the original 50-acre parcel back to life and diversify what was grown. Improvements included a Bakeshop and a cold storage area that were built in 1991. Barbara loved baking pies and her tasty creations are sold to customers coming to purchase locally grown produce. STRENGTH OF CHARACTER Barbara has always valued her loyal customers. So 18 CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY Hooverville Orchards continues to grow and is years ago she and her children grandchildren and friends hosted the first Harvest Daze weekend. Harvest Daze has become a favorite outing on the third weekend of August a day filled with food fun and friendship. one of the most diversified farm properties in the county. Hooverville is open yearround seven days a week. A bounty of produce is also transported and sold at Farmers Markets in Sacramento Elk Grove Placerville Tahoe and San Francisco. Daughter Connie makes more than 100 varieties of jams and jellies that are sold in the Bakeshop and at the Markets. Barbara her children grandchildren (32) and great-grandchildren (11) welcome you to come and experience the mouth-watering taste of Mountain Grown Fruit and home-made jams and jellies and fresh-baked pies. Open to the Public David Girard Vineyards HUNTING Ammo Guns & Apparel Primos Winchester Leupold Remmington Premium Pruning Vineyard & Fencing Supplies Now In Stock We carry fertilizers herbicides quality tools wood stove pellets irrigation equipment livestock fencing & MORE FISHING Fly fishing & Traditional Orvis Rio Redington Smith Optics Bows & Arrows 530-621-4500 PSE 3000 Mosquito Rd. Easton Arrow Hoyt Placerville Martin On the corner of Mosquito & Broadway LOW PRICE Maintains Strength For Years Eclectic Rhone Style Wines Wine Tasting Daily 11-5pm Viticulture Gallery Opening Soon Corporate Events Concerts Celebrations ARCHERY Makes Over 200 Gallons of Spray 4600 Missouri Flat Rd. Placerville 530622-2640 Hours M-F 8 30-5pm Sat 9-1pm (530) 295-1833 741 Cold Springs Road Placerville California 95667 Shop online at Mother Lode Motel Placerville California The Mother Lode Motel is located in Placerville in the heart of Gold Country. It is 45 miles east of downtown Sacramento 55 miles west of South Lake Tahoe and close to Apple Hill. Anna Boyd Specializing in the listing and sale of town & country properties including short sales foreclosures Point View Dr. Exit off Hwy 50 1940 Broadway Placerville CA 95667 530-622-0895 Enjoy our newly renovated rooms and relax in our pool. We provide many of the amenities found in larger hotel chains but at the budget rates you re looking for. Tel 916-813-3534 Email Anna Website Lic 01043604 U-PICK CHERRIES & BERRIES Cherries Raspberries HONEY Olallie Marion Boysenberries Blueberries RED APPLE Cafe Breakfast Lunch Special Dinners Bake Shop AMERICAN RIVER CHERRY CO. 2240 Dias Drive Placerville (530) 626-3881 Open Sunday to Friday Open 7 days a week Homemade NEW PATIO. . . BEAUTIFUL SETTING 2740 Hwy 50 Apple Hill 530-626-8144 14 THE STORY OF In the winter of 1855 the only man willing to haul the mail from Placerville over the Sierra Nevada mountain range 10 000 feet of snow-crested granite disappeared. Having no luck as a gold miner a 28-year-old Norwegian named John Thompson told the postmaster that he would take over the job of carrying the mail on his back over the Sierra. With no guarantee of getting paid he was soon carrying sacks of letters weighing 60 to 90 pounds over the snowy peaks. Leaving Placerville (elevation 1 800 feet) every two weeks he hiked over 8 000 vertical feet up to the Sierra summit then down to Genoa Nevada near Carson City. The first half of the journey Placerville to the peak took two days. That was the snowshoe part. But from there it was all downhill and Thompson could generally ski to Genoa in only one day. People began calling him Snowshoe Thompson. Once he carried a printing press over the mountains section by section. Thompson carried no mosquito repellent or other personal items no sleeping bag or tent. Just beef jerky and biscuits to fuel his journey through rain sleet or snow. Once he skied through a snarling pack of wolves having a meal on the trail. For 13 years Snowshoe Thompson carried the mail over the Sierra and never saw a paycheck. The Placerville postmaster had never been given authority to issue one. In 1868 the railroad succeeded in spanning the Sierras and Thompson s services were no longer needed. Thompson traveled to Washington D.C. on the very train that had cost him his job. He carried with him a petition signed by 1 000 postal customers describing the services he had performed and asking Congress to recognize his right to compensation. Congress however was in the throes of the cashstrapped Reconstruction Period and Thompson s request was denied. He was told that without a written contract he had no claim. Back home in Genoa grateful postal customers rallied around Thompson raising enough money to buy him a small ranch near his home town. He died there four years later. A statue of Snowshoe Thompson stands today in Placerville on the corner of Sacramento and Main Streets. West EL DORADO COUNTY 89 193 49 89 50 El Dorado49 Hills 88 EL DORADO HILLS Elevation 765 ft. Annual Rainfall 24 inches Miles to Sacramento 25 Miles Distance to San Francisco 115 Miles Record High Temperature 115 degrees in July 1972 Record Low Temperature 16 degrees in Dec. 1972 One of Money Magazine s top 100 places to live in 2007 Heading east on U.S. Highway 50 from the Sacramento Valley toward the Sierra Nevada mountains you see a transition in the landscape as you cross the El Dorado County line. The first town you ll see is El Dorado Hills a vibrant community satisfying a unique variety of interests. From casual and fine dining art galleries boutiques a movie theater coffee shops and much more you re sure to enjoy your visit. 16 WEST EL DORADO COUNTY RESCUE CALIFORNIA Bass Lake Golf Course 1 4 Just 30 miles east of downtown Sacramento and four miles off Tahoe-bound Hwy 50 V I N E YA R D WEDDINGS WINERY EVENTS Bass Lake is 18 holes of elegance. Friendly Fun Affordable Golf Full Service Pro Shop Electric Carts Junior Camp Tournaments of all sizes Full Bar and Restaurant Weddings Receptions and Banquets up to 300 people. Unique Tasting Room Located in the Exciting Town Center Shopping Plaza Over 40 different Extra Virgin Olive Oils & Balsamic Vinegars from around the world including Gourmet Food Items Beauty Products Books Art Ceramics Music Gifts & So Much More The California Welcome Center is here as your personal travel concierge to assist you in all aspects of your California trip. 530-677-4653 (GOLF) 3000 Alexandrite Dr Rescue Come visit us at 2085 Vine St. Ste. 105 Mention El Dorado Hills CA this ad for a FREE (916) 358-3700 Gift 17 Family Owned & Operated 4356 Town Center Blvd 112 El Dorado Hills 916-933-9329 North Area 193 Cool 49 FARM TRAIL MAP & LISTINGS tw Wen Spri orth ngs Rd 801 Rd Greenwood enw Marsha Rd 506 Garden Valley Hack Gar es Twin Pin op Lo Oak Black Rd Mine 193 Tra Cre verse ek Rd Mars d rR Ba Pilot Hill Hidd hall R d 526 49 818 515 Coloma 530 Legend Fruits veggies Flowers herbs nurseries Pumpkins Christmas trees Animals Wineries breweries Associate members Bassi Rd Kelsey Bayne Rd 508 Spanish Flat Rd dge Darlin Ridge Road Darlliing R dg Ro d Darling Ridge Road ood ll Rd Gre 193 Including Garden Valley Georgetown Kelsey and Coloma Bal der sto n omil den e Vall ler R d yR d Swansboro Swansboro M Rock k Rd Cree Rd Lotus en L ake D r Lower Lake Dr pson Thom Rd Hill 193 Shoo Fly Rd Co lom aR d Dias D on Fa lls Rd Salm Mosquito Rd Downtown Georgetown (via Hwy 49 to Hwy 193). Historical (1853) r Va elegant B&B. Cherries in season eelegant gardens gorgeous Victorian d cor De d 801 AmericanRRiver Inn lley llac Cold Wa Sprin gs e Rd Rd 809 510 so Car nR d 50-jet Jacuzzi comp. wine every evening. Fantastic breakfasts & nature trails too. 530-333-4499 or 800-245-6566. Placerville Dr Green 820 302 Main St Sundance Tr Valley Rd Mi sso Broadway y a a da da Cedar R For t 526 Cal Tex Cattle Company G en Valle 5700 Hackomiller Rd. Garden Valley. A local grower of all natural grassfed Angus beef. We sell quarter half and whole interests in live beef and take care of all the details for you. 530-333-1980. e ey ley Rd ado Rd R Rescue uri gle s Dr Dr Fla tR d Placerville Pl NC any o Jac Ne wt o Jim R 515 Irish Creek Ranch & Retreat 5900 Garden Valley Rd. Garden Valley. Historical Farm Stay . Home available for rent two day minimum livestock wildlife seasonal stream and ponds walking trails. Orchard fruits olive trees blueberries garden produce pumpkins in season. 530-333-1177. irishcreekranch 809 Placerville Natural Foods Co-Op 536 Placerville Dr. Placerville. Experience a local and sustainable food co-op supporting regional farmers and produce. Excellent health products available. Delicious hot and cold high quality foods available daily. 530-621-3663. 818 Tributary Whitewater Tours 6400 Highway 49. Lotus. Whitewater rafting on the American River and many others. Great discounts from 10% - 50% and trips from half-day to 3 days. Kids from 4 years. April Sept. 530-346-6812 800-6723846. 530 Mad Dog Mesa 4000 Twin Ridges Rd. Coloma. Growers & Producers of Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil. 3 000 olive trees herbicide & pesticide free onsite Olive Mill. Open by appointment. Available at Farmers Markets Specialty Stores and Wineries. 530-642-8187. 510 Nello Olivo Winery 643 Bee St. Placerville. Open late until 8pm Tues Sat. 5pm on Sun. Award-winning wines downstairs in restored 1853 mansion. Fine cuisine upstairs. 2 blocks north of Placerville Main Street. 530-622-8166. s 506 Twin Pines Christmas Tree Farm 5150 Twin Pines Loop Georgetown. Hwy 193 3 miles south of Georgetown. Doug Fir Sequioa White Fir & Blue Spruce. Free tree netting holly mistletoe trimmings pinecones hot chocolate and hot apple cider provided.. Open day after Thanksgiving daily 9-5. 530-333-4226. 508 North Star Tree Shoo Fly Farms 6000 Shoo Fly Rd. Kelsey. Christmas trees all sizes many varieties wreaths garlands greenery. Walking trails picnic areas. Closed Mondays. Open Tues-Fri 10-4 Sat-Sun 9 30-4 30 PO Box 311 Placerville CA. 530-622-3633. 302 Synapse Wines 304 Main St. Placerville. We are a family owned microwinery in the Sierra foothills. Relax and enjoy delicious award winning wine in our upscale tasting room in downtown Placerville. 530-626-9463. 820 Winterhill Olive Oil 321 Main Street Placerville. Tasting room in Historic Downtown Placerville. Certified extra virgin oils and other local artisanal specialty food products. Open Mon-Sat 10 to 6 Sun 11 to 5. 530-626-6369. 18 nR d C Car d Lune man Rd Lotus Gold Hill R d 49 Union Ridge Rd Rd ge trid i Fru Hassler Hassler Rd r gvale Sprin d R Tyrrel Ln Bedfo Ca na lS t rd Av e R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R Rd e R e R e R er R quiiiiiiie q e q e q e N N in N Shin a a av av av av av av av av av aviiiiiiiin a avine North EL DORADO COUNTY 89 193 49 Georgetown 89 Coloma 49 50 88 PRICE OF GOLD IN 1848 16 PER OUNCE TODAY 1700 COLOMA The 1848 discovery of gold here touched off the largest Gold Rush in history. This single event changed the fate of California and the entire nation. THINGS TO DO Whitewater rafting kayaking hiking biking wine tasting horseback riding camping gold panning 4x4 the Rubicon Trail Wakamatsu Tea & Silk Colony WEST EL DORADO COUNTY 19 There s more than Gold in El Dorado Within minutes of Sacramento off Hwy 50 you will find one of the wine world s best kept secrets El Dorado Wines. El Dorado s wineries offer both beginning wine lovers and experts award-winning Wines breathtaking vista views friendly down to earth people and quaint picnic areas that can only be found in the Sierra Foothills. Visit El Dorado Wine Country today and discover for yourself all the distinctive characteristics that set El Dorado apart from any other wine region. Use your smart phone to scan this QR code to visit our wineries online. For more information visit or call (800) 306-3956 530-621-0901 A full service BONSAI nursery for the master and enthusiast 6th Annual Spring Sale May 25 to 27 2012 9 am to 4 pm For appointments call (530) 622-9681 One Coupon per group of 6. Not valid with any other offer. ELDCFT One Coupon per group of 6. Not valid with any other offer. ELDCFT Selected Family dates only. Not valid with any other offer. ELDCFT 20 Fishing This is an angler s paradise The various streams and creeks in El Dorado County hold more trout than most people think. You can find a map showing all of the named streams and creeks on the west slope of El Dorado County simply by going to our website. Once there you can select your favorite stream then check the fish index attached which shows you the type of trout you can expect to find on the end of your line when fishing that water. All streams that drain into the American River watershed are open year round with certain restrictions. Be sure to check the DFG Fresh Water Fishing Regulations for more details. STREAMS & RIVERS South Fork RB BT BN Middle Fork American RB BT BN Silver Fork American RB BT BN Rubicon River RB BT BN Caples Creek RB BT BN Consumnes River RB BT BN Gerle Creek RB BN Camp Creek RB BN LAKES Jenkinson (Sly Park) RB BN LT Bass Union Valley RB BN LT BT K Bass Ice House RB BT BN Loon Lake RB BT BN Echo Lake RB BT CT (L) K Wrights Lake RB BT BN Finnon Lake Bass Georgetown Lake Bass Folsom Lake Bass Cameron Park Lake Bass Legend RB-Rainbow Trout BT-Brook Trout BN-Brown Trout CT-Cutthroat Trout L-Lahontan LK-Lake Trout K - Kokanee. Source data Ralph Cutter Sierra Trout Guide and USDA Forest Service ENF. 10% Discount Mention this ad El Dorado Chapter of Trout Unlimited Established June 2011 Our Mission To conserve protect and restore coldwater fisheries and their watersheds on the western slope of El Dorado County Whitewater Connection has grown from a tiny three-boat one-river company to one of California s largest and most reputable whitewater river rafting outfitters. Our California whitewater rafting success is due to our commitment to provide you with the best possible outdoor experience. Our philosophy is simple a total dedication to quality and special attention to the important details that will make your whitewater rafting trip exceptional. The centerpiece of our operation is a 40-acre private whitewater rafting base camp on the banks of the South Fork of the American river. The camp features hot showers and flush toilets and an extensive irrigation system that keeps the camp green and lush throughout the hot summer months. Visit us at 21 1.800.336.7238 El Dorado County Cameron Park Dining CREPE TOWN Camino Lodging Placerville Lodging European Caf Your neighborhood Crepe Bistro Serving Breakfast Lunch and Dinner Bed & Breakfast Nestled in the center of Apple Hill the Camino Hotel is the perfect place to relax after a day of exploring the wonders of El Dorado County. Reasonable rates and top-notch service make us the BEST choice in Town Call for Rates and Group Discount Information Sweet and Savory Crepes Soups Salads Appetizers Espresso Bar featuring European Coffees (530) 677-5993 3300 Coach Ln Ste A-8 Cameron Park Camino Hotel Bed & Breakfast 4103 Carson Rd Camino CA 95709 (530)644-1800 caminohotel Cameron Park Lodging Georgetown Lodging Placerville Dining American River Inn BED & BREAKFAST Your Innkeepers-- Will Maria & Betty (530) Japanese Cuisine A fun fresh dining experience American Fusion with an Off Rte 49 North on Hwy 193 in Georgetown Features & Amenities 60 Spacious Rooms With Fridge & Microwave or Full Kitchenettes Complimentary Hot Breakfast With Waffles Eggs & Bacon Brand New Serta Plush Mattress Sets in Every Room 32 Flat Screen LCD High Definition TV s in Every Room HD Movies On Demand With FREE High-Speed Internet Newly Remodeled Bathrooms With Granite Countertops In-Room Hair Dryer Coffee Makers Iron & Ironing Board 3-8 Ft Deep Swimming Pool Spa Gym with Free Weights 333-4499 (800) 245-6566 12 Beautiful Victorian Suites and a 50 jet jacuzzi in the Garden See the virtual tour on PRESENT THIS AD FOR SPECIAL OFFER Quality Inn & Suites 3361 Coach Lane Cameron Park 530.677.2203 Fax 530.676.1422 35 DISCOUNT on a 2-Nites Stay Sun-Thur 621-2100 1234-A Broadway Placerville Camino Dining Lotus Lodging & Dining Pollock Pines Dining Free Wi-Fi Featuring Kids Inc items Farmhouse Pie Walkin Pie French Apple Pie All frozen and ready to take home. Hours 6am to 2pm Monday thru Saturday Closed Sunday Open Wed.-Sat. 5pm to Closing Reservations recommended 1006 Lotus Rd. Lotus CA 95651 530.622.9587 Serving Lunch & Dinner Pasta Seafood Steak Homemade Bread Great Deserts 530.644.3448 6396 Pony Express Trail Pollock Pines (530) 644-0284 4077 CARSON ROAD CAMINO 22 GEORGE VISMAN HIS STORY George was born in Placerville in 1929. His father Carl migrated from Denmark in 1914. After graduation from high school George joined the Air Force. When he returned home he worked with his father in their pear orchards and found time to also race motorcycles. In 1961 he purchased the Gatlin Ranch which he renamed High Hill Ranch. HIS VISION At first the orchard consisted mostly of pears but pear blight disease changed that. The next few years were difficult as the newly planted apple trees matured to production. High Hill started as a fruit stand but began to diversify with a cider mill that was housed in a 100 foot mine. At one point even helicopter rides were offered. Over the years High Hill evolved into what it is today. People like High Hill because it s real. It is a family affair with both my sons - Jerry and David hosting 100 000 guests during the fall season. High Hill produces an amazing array of products approximately 45 000 pies gallons and gallons of cider caramel apples as far as the eye can see and even apple donuts. George is proud that everything we sell here is made here . Visitors also love to watch cider being made and trying their luck in the famous fish pond. High Hill hosts events ranging from weddings to the Police Memorial Run . STRENGTH OF CHARACTER George has worked hard to grow his trees and business. The soil is deep here and the heritage is long. CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY The Visman family history runs deep. In addition to George his brother Carl and son Brad run Boa Vista Orchards - a year round fruit stand. El Dorado County Farm Trails is a non-profit organization comprised of local farmers. Farmers Markets Since its inception in 1990 one of its goals has been to foster and promote the preservation of the county s small farms and ranches and to showcase their activities and products. One way we achieve this goal is to start and sponsor certified farmers markets featuring local produce and goods. Farm Trails supports the 100 mile diet. We are very lucky to live in an area that is rich in agriculture. Supporting local farmers that don t have to drive over 100 miles to get to our markets means that we know the produce at our markets is fresh ripened on the tree vine and usually picked just hours before it is sold. Most of our farms are close to our markets so they travel fewer miles to sell their produce which means less pollution in the air while supporting our regional economy and helping preserve small farms. Supporting agriculture is a global goal not just limited to our county. Not every farmer at our markets is from El Dorado County or a member of Farm Trails. We realize that allowing farmers from neighboring counties expands the range of products you can offer your customers while still supporting agriculture. Farm Trails specializes in boutique certified farmers markets that offer variety and the freshest produce and products to everyone. We look at the markets we sponsor as a service to the community and not a money making opportunity. Our 1 goal is to promote agriculture and create a place the community gathers every week and is able to buy locally grown fresh produce. We want the markets we sponsor to create a sense of community and family. Where some markets focus on how many booth spaces they can fill Farm Trails tries El Dorado County Farm Trails to round out their markets with a variety of quality products offered. Proceeds is proud to start a new Certiearned by our markets go to research and fied Farmers Market hosted at open new markets in areas that we feel the Home Depot in Folsom. would benefit from having a farmers The Home Depot has a long market. We also sponsor scholarships for tradition of giving back to the future farmers and support local agriculture. community. They offer free NEW MARKET FOR 2012 kids workshops how-to clinics and now they want to give their customers a place they can purchase local farm fresh produce. Located in the Home Depot parking lot the Broadstone Plaza Farmers Market will be every Saturday from 9 00 am to 1 00 pm running mid-June thru September. So stop by pick up some supplies for your next home improvement project and get some of the best local fresh produce around. 24 SOUTH EL DORADO COUNTY EL DORADO COUNTY S PLACERVILLE Farmers Markets EL DORADO HILLS Certified Farmers Market Sundays May 15 to October 30 Town Center Parking Lot El Dorado Hills Blvd. at Highway 50 9am 1pm Certified Farmers Market Saturdays May 7 to October 29 Corner of Cedar Ravine and Main Street 8am - Noon FOLSOM Farm Trails Certified Farmers Markets Sundays June October Historic Sutter Street 8am 12 noon CAMERON PARK Main Street Farmers Markets Wednesdays Mid-June - October At the Bell Tower on Historic Main Street 4pm dusk Placerville Fruit Growers Farmers Market Saturday & Sunday April - September 4600 Missouri Flat Road 8am 3pm Placerville Fruit Growers Farmers Market Fridays June - September 4600 Missouri Flat Road 4pm 8pm Certified Farmers Market Wednesdays June 8 to September 28 Burke Junction at the corner of Coach Lane and Strolling Hills Rd. 8 00am - 12 00 pm SOUTH LAKE TAHOE Certified Farmers Market Tuesdays June 7 to October 11 American Legion Hall Parking Lot 2732 South Lake Tahoe Blvd (Hwy 50) 8am 1pm Broadstone Plaza Farmers Market Saturdays Mid-June thru September Located in the Home Depot Parking Lot 2675 E Bidwell St. 9am 1pm 40 mples Free Sa vailable A Always Watch Us Make Candy 65 DIFFERENT FLAVORS OF FUDGE Handmade Chocolates & Truffles Handmade Chocolates & Truffles Homemade Jams Homemade Jams Over 15 Kinds of Candy Coated Apples Over 15 Kinds of Candy Coated Apples Candy Making Workshops Candy Making Workshops Featuring Marilyn Thomas Featuring Marilyn Thomas Sour Cream Pies Sour Cream Pies A ll Grown Here Apples Raspberries Blackberries & Blueberries Choose & Cut Christmas Trees 2860 High Hill Rd. Placerville CA 95667 (530) 644-3492 Kids Play Area Open 7 Days A Week Labor Day Weekend thru Mid-Dec. OFF SEASON Call for Appointment 25 READY TO EXPERIENCE El Dorado County Greenwood 193 Gre Bal der Wen rth two sto nR Sprin gs R d d th Wentwor ll Rd Springs R d Cool 49 Rd Garden Valley Gar den Twin Pin Loop es Marsha ood Darling Ridge Road enw 193 193 Tr Cre avers ek e Rd Ra Salmon Falls Rd ttle sn e ak 49 Bassi Rd Lotus Mars Ba rR d Pilot Hill Hidd en L Coloma Kelsey Rd Spanish Flat Rd Shoo Fly Rd Swansboro Rock Cree k Rd s Mo qu ito Rd Lower Lake Dr Bayne Rd d Dias D 193 EL DORA COUNT Cable Rd Larsen Dr Mace Bla ir R d hall R d e Vall yR d Col om Gold Mosquito Rd Rd any on Shingle Springs Dr El Dorado Rescue Ponderosa Rd Green N Shin Rd Valley Rd Greenstone Rd Mi sso uri Main St Fla ow Snows Rd Folsom Lake De y alle er V Rd Sprin gs R d Car son NC Enterprise Dr Rd El Dorado Hills 50 Ba L ss wn Cameron Park Shingle Springs Mother Lode ock Dur Rd Holly Dr Dr Hollyberry Ln Diamond Springs Leis Ba rR ure Han ks E Pleasant Valley Happy Valley Rd. 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C 26 89 Lake Tahoe y Rd ld Ba Emera Brow Brown Mountain Tells Peak McConnell Peak Rubicon on Peak Philli Phillips Peak Rd ler d Kel Blv Run Ski Glenwood Way Bl v Emerald Bay Union Valley Reservoir Ro Rockbound Pass Ice Hou se Rd Dick s Peak Pyramid Peak Cathedral th Pea Peak Fallen Leaf Lake N Upper Truck hoe Lak Lake Tahoe Airport Lake Tahoe Golf Course ADO TY Wrights La ke Rd Meyers Un Rd N Wrig hts Lak e Rd Strawberry 50 Echo Summit 89 Kyburz Hope Valley Mormon Emigrant Cap ps Cro Trl ssin gR d izzly Flat Capps Crossin g Rd There s an app for that 88 SCAN THE QR CODE WITH YOUR SMARTPHONE TO DOWNLOAD THE APP 27 Download a FREE Northern California Travel Guide App featuring 40 cities from throughout the Gold Country and Central Valley. The NorCalGuide app offers a Gold Mine of travel information in a convenient format that is easy to use on the go. Now available for the iPad iPhone and iPod Touch. Pion e Ta Rd eer Tr Silver Peak Desolation Wilderness Area Maggie ies Cascade Peak Lake Mount unt t Tallac 50 Venice Dr La d oe Tah ke lvd B Rd Fallen Leaf ee Rd South Lake Tahoe l Sil ver rk Fo Rd East Area CAMINO POLLOCK PINES 89 193 49 49 Camino Pollock Pines 89 50 88 CAMINO A reason for every season Apple Hill Wine Tasting Apple Blossom Festival Art in the Orchard Christmas Tree Farms Golf POLLOCK PINES Nature s wonderland Hiking Jenkinson Lake Road Mountain Biking Camping Wagon Train Christmas Tree Farms Photo by El Dorado Irrigation District ences that each of the 56 Apple Hill ranches offers. In addition to farm fresh produce and baked goods you ll find fun for the whole family A fishing pond pony rides hay maze handmade crafts museum petting zoo nature trails pumpkin patches and train rides surrounded by crisp country air and small town hospitality. Some ranches are open year-round. Others open in the Spring with flowers and others are open throughout the Summer with vegetables berries peaches nectarines and pears. Most open on Labor Day weekend. Find out more at APPLE HILL We invite you to enjoy the unique experi- Located north of Highway 50 between Placerville and Pollock Pines about 1 hour east of Sacramento and 1 hour west of South Lake Tahoe. Recommended exits are Exit 48 or Exit 54. A relaxing way to get around Apple Hill during October weekends is to leave your car at one of the two Apple Shuttle Lots and take the free El Dorado Transit Shuttle. 28 EAST EL DORADO COUNTY Dog Friendly Places HERE S THE SCOOP Look for this friendly paw print throughout this guide to identify many dog friendly businesses and experience some poochpleasing fun. Soon you ll find this sign popping up in merchant windows everywhere. In addition to the miles of scenic hiking and biking trails the area offers dog friendly shopping wine tasting gold panning dining and accommodations. Most farms and ranches extend a welcoming paw to well-behaved pets on a leash. Before you visit an establishment or place please contact them and verify that they are still dogfriendly and available as policies and management change frequently. All places listed require your dog to be leashed and under your direct control unless specified otherwise by an establishments (including parks and trails) management TRAIL TO LOON LAKE CHALET Length 1.25 miles to Chalet Difficulty Easy to Moderate From Highway 50 going east turn left onto Ice House Road immediately after crossing the bridge over the South Fork American River (about 22 miles east of Placerville). Follow Ice House Road for 24.3 miles to a right turn to Loon Lake. Proceed 4.5 miles to the road into Loon Lake Campground. If the campground gate is closed you will have to park outside of the campground entrance. There are five routes in this area with the easiest being the 1.25-mile one to Loon Lake Chalet. Walk through the service gate and go 0.2 miles down the road to find the start of the trail on your left. Look for a blue diamond marker in a tree ahead of you. Throughout the trail you will find blue diamonds on trees as well as ribbons on branches to help mark your way. Always look ahead to the next marker before going forward. If you look backwards you will see the diamonds on the other side of the tree for your return trip (you also have your own tracks to follow on your return). After 0.5 mile the trail crosses an asphalt service road. Look ahead in your original direction across the road and spot your next blue diamond marker. In another 0.1 mile you will reach a pond and depending on the amount of water you may need to divert around it before getting to your next marker. At 0.75 mile you will reach a gravel service road to a power plant. The main road is immediately to your left. Walk up to the main road and go right 0.15 mile to the Chalet. You will see the sign for the Loon Lake Chalet on your left. The Chalet provides a great picnic spot with a large deck and benches and tables (and toilet facilities). Private parties can rent the Chalet but you should still be able to enjoy the outdoor deck. Looking out from the deck you can see two more hikes Chipmunk Bluff and Berts Lake. The trail is 1.5 miles to Chipmunk Bluff and 0.9 miles to Berts Lake but both have more elevation gain than the Chalet route making for a greater difficulty. Wanna stay play and rent the Chalet Call the Pacific Ranger Station or visit and search Loon Lake Chalet for information. Provided by Debbi Preston author of 48 Dog Friendly Trails. Debbi s blog can be seen on EAST EL DORADO COUNTY 29 East Area R dge d FARM TRAIL MAP & LISTINGS Bla ir Rd 25 Hidden Valley Ln Cable Rd 29 i 30 uitr Fr Larsen Dr Hassler Rd Union 117 36 Ridge Rd 26 Mace Rd 42 6 High 22 17 11 Hill Rd 10 18 40 38 39 55 157 1 815 163 32 50 Rd 41 3a b Carson Rd 152 son 814 Car 51 3 84 Mosquito Rd NC an y on Pon pre y Ex Rd r ss T E16 de Gra Rd Main St ow Snows Rd d Placerville Ple Va asant Greenhills Rd 38 Abel s Apple Acres 2345 Carson Rd. Placerville. Apples Bake Shop Fudge Caramel Apples Caf Gift Store Craft Faire Pony Horse Rides Hay Maze Pond Area. Open Labor Day Weekend to Christmas Eve. 530-626-0138. Fax 530-903-5335. Email info 153 Chateau Davell Winery 3550 Carson Rd. E Camino. Chateau Davell is a family-run boutique winery vineyard and farm. We focus on healthy farming and grow pumpkins vegetables heirloom tomatoes and also offer a picnic area. Our cozy tasting room in Camino is open daily 11- 5. 530-644-2016. 815 Apple Mountain Golf Resort 3455 Carson Rd. Camino. Restaurant Breakfast & Lunch Banquet Facilities Available. 18 hole course. Practice facilities. Breathtaking views. 530-647-7400 fax 530-647-7404. 46 Collina di Mela Producer of estate grown olive oil produced from Tuscan varieties. Lavender Bouquets (seasonal fresh and dried) wreaths and sachets are also available. Call 530-626-5037. 22 Argyres Orchard 4220 North Canyon Rd. Camino. Apples (Golden Delicious & Rome Beauty) Concord Grapes all YOU Pick. 530-644-3862 160 Crystal Basin Cellars 3550 Carson Rd. Camino. Crystal Basin Cellars is sharply focused on making small batches of wines of outstanding quality and having fun Open 7 days 11 to 5 pm. 530-647-1767 fax 530-6728009. 30 Barsotti Family Juice Co. 2239 Hidden Valley Lane Camino. Freshly pressed juices and ciders. Look for our juices at Apple Hill ranches and in the produce section of your local supermarket. 530-622-4629. Fax 530-642-9703. 154 diVittorio Winery 3550 Carson Rd. Camino Wine Plaza Camino. A family-owned business Al & Sally are the winemakers and all the grapes are locally grown in El Dorado County. Come see us at the Plaza and try our great Ports and fine red wines. 530-621-2166 fax 530-626-8941. 11 Bavarian Hills Orchard 3100 N. Canyon Rd. Camino. In outdoor dining homemade German American food bake shop banquets parties daily lunch specials 11 5 fresh fruit crafters Ocktober Feast. Open Labor Day mid Dec. 530-642-2714. 155 Findleton Estate Winery 3500 Carson Rd. Camino. Open 7 days a week 11-5. Gold medal wines Estate grown Pinot Noir original Artwork barrel tasting picnic area sand box music Fridays & Sundays spring-fall. Tasting room 530-644-4018 office 530-644-0714. 3a Boa Vista Orchards 2952 Caron Rd. Placerville. Fresh fruit & vegetables Bakery Deli fresh Apple Cider Pantry wine tasting. Picnic area extra parking. (Arts & Crafts weekends fall season only.) Open year round 9-5. 530622-5522. 40 Fudge Factory Farm 2860 High Hill Rd. Placerville. Apples Raspberries Blueberries Blackberries. Fudge tasting 65 different flavors of fudge Hand-made chocolates Christmas trees. Picnic area and child play area. 530644-3492. 3b Boa Vista Vineyards 2952 Carson Rd. Placerville. Wine grapes wine tasting at Boa Vista. Open every day. Apple Apple Blackberry and Kandi Apple Wines. Barbera Dolcetto Syrah and Red Dessert Wines. 530-622-5522. 39 Goldbud Farms 2501 Carson Rd. Placerville. Open 6 1-12 20. Peaches nectarines plums pluots pears apples & grapes. 530-626-6521 fax 530-626-5149. 32 Boeger Winery 1709 Carson Rd. Placerville. Wine tasting all year round. Picnic area blacksmith shop. Open 10-5 daily. 530-622-8094 fax 530-622-8112 55 Grace Patriot Wines 2701 Carson Rd. Placerville. Located on a scenic historic ranch that includes a landmark red barn and restored 1885 ranch house. Guests are invited to savor full-bodied reds in a dramatic vineyard setting. 530-642-8424. 814 Camino Hotel Bed & Breakfast Inn 4103 Carson Rd. Camino. The inn has 9 rooms 5 with private baths 4 shared. Family suites also available. Includes hot breakfast. 530-644-1800. Fax 530-644-1840. Email caminohotel 17 Grandpa s Cellar 2360 Cable Rd. Camino. 17 varieties of apple pies dumplings strudel crisp no sugar added items syrups jams. Daily 10-5 Sept -Nov. Reserve a pie online. 530-644-2153 530-647-6212. 42 Cardanini s Pumpkin Patch 2655 High Hill Rd. Placerville. An authentic pumpkin patch. Venture with a cart & cutting shears. View the 15 varieties of pumpkins on over 7 acres to find the perfect pumpkin. Open weekends Sept. 30 thru Oct. 31. Also peony flowers in spring summer. 530-644-2140. Email CardaninisPumpkinPatch 84 Harris Tree Farm 2640 Blair Rd. Pollock Pines. Apples berries apple cider pies & turnovers jams apple butter pumpkins vegetables CSA s fresh eggs. Christmas trees wreaths picnic area nature trail. June-December 9-5 daily. 530-644-2194. 157 Carson Ridge Evergreens 3041 Carson Rd. Placerville. Choose & Cut Christmas trees wreaths & greenery. Open day after Thanksgiving until sold out. 9am dark weekends only. 530-644-1490. 1 High Hill Ranch 2901 High Hill Rd. Placerville. Apples pears Fuyu persimmons jams jellies pie hamburgers B.B.Q. chicken. Labor Day weekend-Dec. 24 daily 8-5. Bus. Picnic. Trout fishing. Hay rides. Pony rides. 530-6441973. 30 kR d Bedfo rd Av e Broadway Ne For t Jim wt 1 15 54 5 1 15 60 1 1 81 Pollock Pines Jenkinson Lake Jac quie r Rd Camino Sta nR s rke Cedar R avine R d Rd East Area 151 Illuminare Estate Winery 117 Indian Rock Tree Farm FARM TRAIL MAP & LISTINGS 18 O Halloran s Apple Trail Ranch 29 High Sierra Iris & Wedding Gardens 3170 Hassler Rd. Camino. Premier outdoor wedding gardens in Apple Hill . Visit us before you book your wedding venue. 530-642-1222 email nancy weddingsnflowers .com 2261 Cable Rd. Camino. Apples pears Xmas trees U-Pick pumpkin patch gourds Indian corn squash open Sept. Dec. 530-644-3389. 41 Pine O Mine 2620 Carson Rd. Placerville. U Pick blue berries June & July. U Pick raspberries July & Aug. U Pick apples (Fuji Red Delicious Golden Delicious Granny Smith) Sept. Nov. U Pick pumpkins Sept. & Oct. 530-344-0288. 3500 Carson Rd. Camino. A boutique family winery featurmg limited production of enlightened wines. Tasting room in the Camino Wine Tasting Plaza. Open Fri-Sun 11-5 530-306-3873. 3800 North Canyon Rd. Camino. Christmas Trees Mid. Nov. thru Dec. 24th. Fly fishing Catch & Release & Lessons. Call for reservations. 530-622-4087 Fax 530-622-9243. Email indianrock 10 Rainbow Orchards 2569 Larsen Rd. Camino. Berries peaches winter squash Indian corn apples pears cider mill bake shop jams preserves HOT apple cider donuts picnic area music BBQ crafts. Sept. Dec. 530-6441594. 36 Jack Russell Farm Brewery & Winery 2380 Larsen Dr. Camino. Open Friday 11-8 Saturday 11-6. Blueberries raspberries and blackberries. Microbrew beer tastings picnic grounds BBQ during Apple Hill season. Also wine mead and hard cider. 530-647-9420. 811 Sierra View Ranch 3550 Carson Rd. Camino. Best view of the Sierras . Fresh cut Christmas trees & wreaths. Three wine tasting facilities Intimate Wedding site nestled in apple orchard Floral designer event planner available. 530-409-1922 Fax 530-622-5823. 152 Jodar Vineyards & Winery 3474. 3405 Carson Ct. Placerville CA. Tasting Room. Open daily 11-5 except on major holidays. 530-644- 163 Smarts Christmas Tree Farm 4401 Pony Express Trail. Camino. Christmas trees open day after Thanksgiving 9 AM. 14 acres of Silver Tip Noble Fir White Fir & Douglas Fir. Snack bar. Credit debit cash checks accepted. 530-644-0829. 26 Lava Cap Winery & Vineyards 2221 Fruitridge Rd. Placerville. Wine picnic deck overlooking the vineyard. 530-621-0175 fax 530-6214399. 25 Wofford Acres Vineyards 1900 Hidden Valley Lane Camino. Premium wine tasting beautiful picnic grounds. Hard Apple Cider. Open Sat. & Sun. year round. Call for weekday hours. 530-626-6858. 6 Madro a Vineyards 2560 High Hill Rd. Camino. Taste and appreciate our premium estate-grown wines. Tasting daily 11-5. Picnic area. 530-644-5948. to enjoy our family ranch in the heart of Apple Hill Visit our BAKE SHOP CANDIES Fudge Turtles Caramel Apples & More PANTRY Apple Butter & Sauce Jellies Cider Sauce LUNCH Terri s Country Cuisine and BBQ You re Invited... Open Daily - Labor Day Weekend Through Christmas Eve. 2345 Carson Road Placerville CA Ph (530) 626-0138 We Have Indoor Restrooms & Ample Parking Abel s Apple Acres CARS ON R D. 38 FAMILY FUN Pond Picnic areas Deck Gift Store Kids & Cook Books Kids Corral & Photo Ops. Pumpkin Patch TO TAHOE BAKED GOODS Fresh Baked Pies Donuts Fresh Baked Pies Fritters Donuts Strudel Fritters Dumplings Strudel Cookies Dumplings Cookies Breads Breads Crisps Crisps Cakes Cakes Looking forward to seeing you. Evelyn Abel SCHNELL SCHOOL RD. TO SACTO EXIT 48 Placerville email info Weekend Holiday Extras Craft Faire - October & Pony Craft Faire Horse Weekends bale Hay Pony Rides 700 Horse & Maze Rides 700 Bale hay Maze (Weather Permitting) (Weather Permitting) FRESH APPLES & CIDER 31 Eldorado NATIONAL FOREST 89 193 49 89 50 49 88 FOREST FACTS 50 percent of all land area in El Dorado County is National Forest and State Park Land. The Eldorado National Forest encompases 499 462 acres. ENF Visitor Information 530-644-6048 SNO-PARK PERMIT OUTLETS Placerville Ranger Station at 4260 Eight Mile Road in Camino off Highway 50. 530-644-2324. Monday through Friday. Amador Ranger Station at 26820 Silver Drive in Pioneer on Highway 88. (209)295-4251. Monday through Friday. Kyburz Mini-Mart on Highway 50. Eldorado National Forest 100 Forni Road Placerville CA 95667 530-622-5061 530-642-5122 TTY PLACERVILLE RANGER DISTRICT 4260 Eight Mile Road Camino CA 95709 530-644-2324 TTY 530-647-5314 FAX 530-647-5311 Office Hours 8 00 AM - 4 30 PM Winter Monday - Friday. Closed Holidays. GEORGETOWN RANGER DISTRICT 7600 Wentworth Springs Road Georgetown CA 95634 530-333-4312 TTY 530-333-5511 FAX 530-333-5522 Office Hours 8 00 AM - 4 30 PM Winter Monday - Friday. Closed Holidays. Summer 7 Days Week. PACIFIC RANGER DISTRICT 7887 Highway 50 Pollock Pines CA 95726-9602 530-644-2349 TTY 530-647-5407 FAX 530-647-5405 Office Hours 8 00 AM - 4 30 PM Fall 6 days a week (after Labor Day) Winter Monday Friday Summer Monday - Saturday from May 24th through Labor Day Weekend. 32 EL DORADO COUNTY OPEN DAILY LABOR DAY WEEKEND TO DEC. 24th 1 CoutureWeddings by Dottie Camino Flower Shop APPLE BARN Apples Fresh Cider Jams & Jellies Dried Fruit Pies Fritters Turnovers Donuts Cakes Pecan Pies Caramel Apples BAKE SHOP When only the finest flowers will do Voted 1 Florist 2010 & 2011 Voted 1 Favorite Wedding Florist 4 Years in a Row 2008 2009 2010 & 2011 INDOOR DINING ROOM Enjoy our Delicious Chicken Dinners Hamburgers and Hotdogs GIFT SHOP CRAFTS ESPRESSO BAR KETTLECORN TROUT FISHING PONY RIDES Wedding Receptions April - August (530) 644-5730 1297 Broadway Placerville (next to The Paint Spot) caminoflowershop (530) (530) IGH ILL OAD LACERVILLE A (530) 2901 HIGH HILL ROAD PLACERVILLE CA (530) 644-1973 Boa Vista Orchards Apple Hill Family Farm JUNE THRU AUGUST Cherries Apricots Peaches Nectarines Plums Pluots Blueberries Blackberries Fresh Vegetables Pies & Pastries Apples Pears Apple Wines SEPTEMBER THRU DECEMBER Apples 15 Varieties Pears Asian Bartlett El Dorado Bosc Specialty Pies including Apple Blackberry Dutch Blueberry Turnovers Strudel Dumplings Caramel Apples Apple Brownies Pantry Fresh Apple Cider Pasteurized Apple Juice Apple Wine Applesauce Arts & Crafts Fair (weekends) Pumpkin Patch JANUARY THRU MAY Apples Vegetables Pies Cider Bakery Apple Wine Pantry 2952 CARSON RD. PLACERVILLE CA 95667 (530) 622-5522 Gift Cards Mail Order Parking Buses Welcome 33 Getting Married IN EL DORADO COUNTY From funky to formal fabulous and fun El Dorado County is quickly becoming the newest wedding destination for today s astute couples. Our unique affordable venues allow you to choose from stunning vineyards beautiful river camp grounds charming Inns and lovely hotel ballrooms. So no matter what your budget theme or unique vision we have a venue guaranteed to meet your needs and the wedding professionals to help create the wedding of your dreams Visit to start planning your wedding today or email us at Events for more information. 34 EL DORADO COUNTY G AT E WAY T O T H E W I N E R I E S SIERRA BANQUET CENTER Since 1978 DOUBLE CRUSTED PIES Traditional Hand-Crafted Apple Pie Blackberry Apple Pie Caramel Apple Pie Cinnamon Red Hot Apple Pie Very Berry Apple Pie Cranberry Orange Apple Pie No-sugar added Apple Pie No-sugar added Blackberry Apple Pie No-Trans fat Apple Pie Strawberry Rhubarb Apple Pie Whole Wheat & Honey Apple Pie Giant 7 lb. Party Apple Pie winery wedding facility bed & breakfast Wine Tasting Wine Cave Spectacular Natural Surroundings Beautifully Landscaped Grounds Picnic Areas Panoramic Vineyard Views Outdoor Wedding & Reception Facility Romantic Bed & Breakfast Inn Log Cabin Caf Open for Lunch & Dinner Thurs - Sun PRE-BAKED SPECIALTY PIES French Apple Pie Pecan Crunch Apple Pie Pumpkin Apple Pie Pumpkin Cream Cheese Pie Raspberry Cream Cheese Apple Pie Sour Cream Apple Pie Sour Cream Blackberry Apple Pie Walnut Apple Pie Sat & Sun Brunch Reservations Recommended OTHER APPLE SPECIALTIES Strudel Dumplings Turnovers (No sugar added or regular) Pie Dough Crisp Cakes Cookies and Cookie Dough Apple Almond Bar Caramel Apple Bar OPEN Friday Sunday 11 30 am 5 30 pm (or by appointment) For additional information or to schedule a personal tour please contact us. Weddings Parties & Special Events 3220 Pondorado Rd Camino (530) 644-0345 (Just off Hwy 50 in Apple Hill. Take Camino Heights exit. Turn left at Sierra Blanca. Look for Log Cabin.) 7505 Grizzly Flat Road Somerset California 95684 (530) 626-0800 NO SUGAR ADDED PRODUCTS TOURS Tours for all ages. Learn how an apple grows cultural practices of an apple orchard tools of the ranch harvesting and more. Visit our website NATURE TRAIL Choose & Cut Christmas Trees Free Food The Nature Trail is an easy and informative walk through the forest where signs describe the plants. COUNTRY STORE The Apple Cellar All products made on site CREATE YOUR OWN GIFT BASKETS Gift Box & Baskets of all sizes Mail Order Brochure Shipping Meet the Artists On the green October Weekends Apples and More Apples Apple butters jams & syrups Famous Apple Cinnamon Sauce CRAFT FAIR & BBQ Best Tree Farm Offer runs May - October 2012 with this ad. CARSON RIDGE EVERGREENS OPEN WEEKENDS Starting the day after Thanksgiving Mon - Thurs Before After 12 00 49 59 69 12 00 42 50 59 There is always something new at Grandpa s Cellar Friday Before 12 00 After 12 00 White fir Douglas fir and Silvertip Tall Trees Available Fresh Wreaths and Greenery Also catch us on Facebook for current updates RESERVE A PIE Call or order online (24 hours please) Saturday Sunday & Holidays Before 12 00 After 12 00 Open Daily Bake Shop 644-2153 2360 Cable Road Camino 95709 3041 Carson Road Placerville easy access to the Farm on Apple Hill close to Hwy. 50 Listed rates include - Green fee cart fee warm-up balls breakfast buffet (until 10 00) lunch buffet (until 4 00) beverages extra. (530) 647-7400 www. Check out our events calender 17 35 gs R d Dr South Area son Car FARM TRAIL MAP & LISTINGS Camino Camino Snows Rd s rke Sta d eR rad G Mi sso uri Fla t Ente prise Enterpr se Enterpriise Dr Dr t an Rd as ley Ple Val lan 350 dD t san d Plea alley R V Wo od 308 345 L Han ks E 307 Bu ck xch sB ang ar 303 eR Rd 424 416 423 Pleasant Valley 410 Butte Creek Rd Diamond Springs re eisu Ln. 354 432 Sly Pa rk Greenhills Rd 806 r Rd Union Miin ne Rd S St Rd R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R r Rd quiiiie Main St Placerville Ple Valleasant y Rd 351 Quarry Rd e e e Ave Pi Pines J Including Jenkinson Fair Play son Lak Lake Pleasant Valley Broadway Ne For t Jim wt ow nR a Cedar R vine Rd d. d Rd Somerset Diamond Springs and Placerville Happy Valley Grizzly Flat Four Springs Tr Somerset 9 428 Meyers Ln Boo Bear Ln Sand Rd Ridge Legend Fruits veggies Flowers herbs nurseries Pumpkins Christmas trees Animals Wineries breweries Associate members lat Rd Grizzly F Perry Creek Rd 415 Gray Rock Rd 804 803 Vineyard View Dr Fairplay Rd 411 420 d 405 R 403 um 418 406 412 Slu uk 422 409 407 tA gG un o Marestail Rd M Fair Play ulch R d Stoney Creek Rd 435 400 427 425 426 431 Omo Ranch Om oR Mt. Aukum 417 Omo Ranch 429 Rd Coy ote g Rid eR d. anc hR d 436 Cedar Creek Rd. 4620 Boo Bear Lane Somerset. Sales of show quality alpacas alpaca breeding seminars and workshops. Sale of alpaca garments and items call for availability. 530-6221619 fax 530-622-9824 4535 Boo Bear Lane. Somerset. Sales of high quality Suri and Huacaya Alpacas. Fiber and pet companion animals periodically available. Full time ranch. Please call in advance. 530642-8082. 8226 Stoney Creek Rd. Fair Play. Full-service alpaca ranch. We offer ranch tours (groups or individual) by appointment. 530-620-6033. Email dljordan 4520 Pleasant Valley Rd. Placerville. Specializing in award winning Sierra Foothill Zinfandel and Syrah. Tasting room open Fri-Sun 11-5 or by appointment. Private room available for special events. Picnic area. 530-647-8078. Email contact Tasting room - 8031 Mount Aukum Rd. 530-620-0624 Open Fri-Sun 11-5. Vineyard & winery - 4244 Rooster Court - 530-626-0624 by appointment. Small family vineyard and winery producing Syrah Zinfandel Petite Syrah Grenache Tempranillo and Sauvignon Blanc. 426 Alpacas Beyond The Horizon 406 Bluebird Haven Iris Garden 6940 Fairplay Rd. Somerset. Open 3rd weekend through 4th weekend in May. Open 11-5 Wed through Sun. 3000 varieties of iris and summer vegetables on 2 acres. Picnic tables. Call for bloom status. 530-620-5017. 425 Alpacas of El Dorado 424 Busby Cellars Vineyard & Winery 6375 Grizzly Flat Rd. Somerset. One mile from Somerset corner. Taste award winning wines while enjoying panoramic vineyard views & our picnic facilities. Specializing in Rhone varietals & Zinfandels. Open Fri-Sun 11-5 30. 530-344-9119. 5980 Meyers Lane. Somerset 1 2 mile up Grizzly Flat Rd. Boutique family winery crafting classical-style low-sulfite wines for the dinner table. Family-friendly picnickers welcome Fri-Sun 11-5 or weekdays by appt. 621-1696 6320 Mares Tail Rd. Fair Play. We welcome visitors by appointment for tours tasting and sales. Please call 530-620-9463. 4771 Green Hills Road Placerville. Award winning wines for tasting & sales wholesale sales weddings parties picnics special events fresh tree-ripened fruits. Fresh u-pick fruit in season. 530-622-6839. Fax 530-622-6839. 400 Alpacas of Somerset Farm 423 Cantiga Wineworks 354 Auriga Wine Cellars 407 Cedarville Vineyard & Winery 417 Bechard Vineyard and Winery 350 Chateau Rodin Vineyards & Winery 36 South Area 411 Colibri Ridge Winery & Vineyard 806 The Davies Family Inn & Shadow Ridge Ranch 405 Davis Christmas Tree Farm 420 dkcellars FARM TRAIL MAP & LISTINGS 6100 Gray Rock Road Fair Play. Premium wines made only from foothill grapes. Our views and secluded picnic areas make it the ideal place to enjoy the afternoon. Fri-Sun 115 or by appointment. 530-620-7255. 3700 Fort Jim road Placerville 95667. Our Bed and Breakfast Inn preserves the rustic elegance of an 1800 s era Log cabin homestead with modern convenience s in a setting both revitalizing and tranquil our events center is modern and beautiful. 530-295-1000 7600 Fair Play Rd. Fair Play. Formerly known as Noel s Davis has Douglas Fir White Fir Noble Fir Blue Spruce Sequoia & Cedar. Fresh wreaths and traditional Christmas merchandise for sale. 310-903-3584. 435 Golden Leaves Vineyards & Winery 3625 Omo Ranch Rd. Mt. Aukum. Sales and tasting of fine hand-crafted wine from the Fair Play viticultural area. Winemaker dinners. Available for special social events and covered picnic area. Open Fri-Sun 11-5 or by appointment. 530-620-1888. 3625 Cedar Creek Rd. Somerset. Located at 2000-2400 ft. along Cedar Creek in the Southern Fair Play Appellation. Various microclimates produce high-quality premium varietals with clonal character. 510-967-3577 or 510-835-3416. or drld51 3680 Leisure Lane Pleasant Valley. Come enjoy Rhone varietals in a serene retreat in the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas while overlooking the Consumnes River canyons. Open daily 105. 530-344-0227. 436 Hawkcreek Vineyards 345 Holly s Hill Vineyards 409 Iverson Winery 8061 Perry Creek Rd. Fair Play. Our boutique winery specializes in small lots of ultra premium bordeaux and Italian varietals. Enjoy our gift shop & picnic area with views of the Sierras. Open Fri Sun 11 5. 530-620-7474. 7380 Vineyard View Dr. Fair Play. Enjoy the stunning views while wine tasting our awardwinning cellar-worthy Bordeaux varietals. Picnic area & tasting room open Thursday Monday 11 5. 530-620-1132. 307 Fausel Ranch 4881 Hanks Exchange at Squaw Creek Placerville. Sweet Bing and Ranier cherries Mid-June. Freestone peaches Aug-Sept. Beautiful outdoor wedding and reception venue. See our gazebo beside the creek. Call first 530-622-4390. 803 Lucinda s Country Inn 6701 Perry Creek Rd. Fair Play. Experience quiet seductively secluded splendor at Lucinda s Country Inn. Fireplaces luxurious towels & robes evening wine & snacks sumptuous breakfasts. Nestled in the heart of Fair Play. 888-245-8246. 2979 Mellowood Dr. Fair Play. Open Saturdays and Sundays 10 4. Open only by appointment after October 4. Selling quality red wines and grapes Zinfandel Syrah and blends made exclusively from our own grapes. Vineyard clinics with hands-on advice. 530-306-9454. 2120 Four Springs Trail Placerville. Enjoy handcrafted wines of distinction in an area of gracious surroundings and natural beauty. Open for private events tours. Open daily 10-5. Private events tours by appointment. 530-647-8505. 4282 Pleasant Valley Rd. Wine tasting Rhone varietals Chardonnay Cabernet and Zinfandel. Picnic. Open 10-5 Fri. & Sat. 12-5 Sun. 530-644-6201 6440 Slug Gulch Rd. (Fairplay Rd. to Perry Creek Rd. to Slug Gulch). Beautiful Vines Elegant Wines the home of Slug Gulch Red. Tasting and Sales of estate-grown Gold Medal-winning wines from both Oakstone and Obscurity Cellars Wednesday - Monday 11-5. 530-620-5303. 403 Fitzpatrick Winery & Lodge 7740 Fair Play Rd. Fair Play. Uncork the magic . Organically grown premium wines year round wine tasting Wed-Mon 11-5. Our Ploughman s lunch served weekends. B&B accommodations. 530-620-3248. Reservations & sales 800-245-9166. 429 Mellowood Vineyard 432 Miraflores Winery Alvarez Vineyards 308 Narrow Gate Vineyards 422 Oakstone Winery Listings continued on next page miraflores 2120 FOUR SPRINGS TRAIL PLACERVILLE CA 95667 WINE TASTING Open 7 Days a Week 10am to 5pm Private Tastings & Tours by Appointment Only 530.647.8505 37 South Area 431 Omo Ranch Tree Farm 804 Perry Creek Retreat 415 Perry Creek Winery 427 Rancho Margarita Alpacas 418 Retiredice Alpacas FARM TRAIL MAP & LISTINGS (MAP ON PAGE 36) 410 Sauber Vineyard & Orchard 7975 Slug Gulch Rd. Omo Ranch. Established 1957 200 acres of natural & plantation trees picnic & BBQ sites gift shop & wreaths. Open Fri-Sun 10-5 beginning day after Thanksgiving. Closing date varies. Payment by cash or check only. 530-620-2002. Fair Play Somerset area. Perfect for Wine Lovers Family & Friends 4 bedrooms 2 baths on 5 picturesque acres very private sleeps 8 comfortably. Generously equipped kitchen seasonal pool and much more. Please call (818) 681-8552 7400 Perry Creek Rd. Fair Play. Home of ZinMan. Enjoy award-winning wines create a delicious picnic from our deli case and enjoy an afternoon in our wine park. Open daily 11-5. 530620-5175. Fax 530-620-5368. 7647 Grizzly Flat Rd. Somerset. We invite you to visit our alpacas. Included in the tour is a small gift shop of alpaca products. Open most weekends. Weekday visits are welcome. 530626-4349. 6899 Mt. Aukum Rd. Fair Play Somerset. Breeding Brokering Boarding & Sales. Gift Shoppe of imported & handmade goods. Visa MC. Please see our ad below. Open six days a week 10 5. Closed Wednesdays. 530-620-1415. 5200 Butte Creek Rd. Somerset. Peaches and eight varieties of wine grapes. Commercial and home winemakers welcome. Crusher destemmer & press on site. Picnic area. 877-5765741 530-626-4329. 7050 Fairplay Rd. Fair Play. We produce small batch single vineyard wines from high elevation sites throughout El Dorado. We explore soil climate and viticulture to illustrate the special characteristics that the geography imparts upon the wines we create. 530-620-2785. 1241 Quarry Rd. Placerville. Our ranch offers all natural meats no hormones or antibiotics. Year round chicken turkey beef pork lamb. 530-391-3846. Check our website for more information 5220 Mt. Aukum Rd. Placerville. O Henry peaches approximately 9 10. Plums Elephant Heart Rosemary Royal Diamond call or write for dates. Montmorency cherries ripe approximately on Father s Day. 530-644-6843. 5951 Mt. Aukum Rd. Somerset. Join us for award-winning Petit Syrah and Tannat as well as other varietals. Bring a picnic and enjoy our courtyard. Saturday and Sunday 12 5 30. 530-647-2646. 412 Shadow Ranch Vineyard 351 Storm Valley Ranch 303 Up Country Ranch 416 Ursa Vineyards 428 Saluti Cellars 7505 Grizzly Flat Rd. Somerset. Wine tasting Fri. - Sun. 11 30 5 30. Beautifully landscaped grounds picnic areas romantic bed & breakfast inn and intimate outdoor wedding venue. 530626-0800. E-mail info 805 Vi a Dorado Vacation Home Perfectly located between Fair Play and the Shenandoah Valley. Beautiful vacation home ten stunning acres of oaks and pastures Steele Ranch grass fed beef heart of California Gold Country. 916-539-3951. Handmade and imported Alpaca apparel Shopping ... did someone say shopping Ranch & Gift Shoppe Alpaca Filled Duvets Blankets and Throws Hats and Gloves Hand and mill-spun yarns and raw fiber 6899 Mt. Aukum Road Fair Play Somerset Calif. 95684 El Dorado County s First Alpaca Ranch Ranch 530-620-1415 100% Alpaca Sweaters Teddy Bears and more Ponchos Ruanas Long Johns Slippers and Socks Open Year Round 6 days a week 10 am - 5 pm (Closed Wednesday s) BROKERING & AGISTING We offer for sale Bred Females Maidens Crias (babies) Herdsires & Pet fiber boys all at great prices. E-mail Paige Check out the new fiberpicker at 38 39 South EL DORADO COUNTY 89 193 49 89 50 49 88 Fair Play Somerset THINGS TO DO Wine Tasting Cycling Dining Olive Oil Tasting Alpaca Farms Flower Farms Fruits & Vegetables Christmas Tree Farms Horse Ranches Disc Golf FUN FAIR PLAY FACTS How did Fair Play get its name During the Gold Rush era as many as 20 000 people flocked to the area to seek riches at the area s gold mines. Two founders of the town got into a not-too-gentlemanly fight and a peacemaker decreed that from now on we ll have fair play here. It was immediately adopted as the name of the town. At present there about 300 acres of producing vineyards with at least another 250 acres coming into production. Fair Play has the highest average elevation of any appellation in California. 40 SOUTH EL DORADO COUNTY Wine Country Artisan winemakers welcome guests with award winning wines Welcome to El Dorado s wine country home to more than 60 friendly wineries and artisan vintners producing a diversity of award-winning wines. Don t be surprised if the person pouring for you in the tasting room is the winemaker or a family member adding to an authentic wine country experience that s hard to find in larger better-known regions. What makes El Dorado special Mountain vineyards with a range of cool and warm microclimates from 1 200 to 3 500 feet are perfect for growing a variety of premium wine grapes from Pinot to Zinfandel. This topography supports varietals hailing from Bordeaux the Rh ne Germany Italy and Spain. Ask the winemakers which varietals they favor. Considering the El Dorado wine appellation s small acreage wines made from grapes grown here consistently win a significantly high proportion of medals from major competitions. Winery owners pride themselves on providing a fun wine adventure for their guests. Many wineries are dog friendly and Touring tip Your best bet is to divide the region into four areas Coloma Apple Hill Pleasant Valley and Fair Play and map out a tour of the tasting rooms in one or two neighboring areas each time you visit. several even provide play equipment for tasters with young family members. While wineries host events year-round watch for El Dorado s largest wine tasting events Passport Weekends (spring) Fair Play Wine Festival (summer) and Bring out the Barrel (winter.) Wineries are open daily. A regional map and an interactive calendar of winery events can be found at Request a brochure by calling 800306-3956. WINE FACTS There are 50-75 grapes in a cluster There are about 25 clusters to a mature vine It takes 2-3 clusters to make a glass of wine. Each vine produces 2 to 3 bottles of wine Top 5 grape varieties grown in El Dorado Cabernet Sauvignon Zinfandel Syrah Merlot Petite Syrah and Chardonnay. WEST EL DORADO COUNTY 41 Winery Map 42 Winery Directory WINERY NAME Alzante Auriga Wine Cellars Barkley Homestead Bechard Vineyard & Winery Boa Vista Vineyards Boeger Winery Bolsters Hilltop Ranch Bumgarner Wines Busby Cellars Cantiga Wineworks Cedarville Vineyard Charles B. Mitchell Chateau Davell Chateau Rodin Winery Chateau Routon Chevalier Winery Cielo Estate Colibri Ridge Crystal Basin Cellars David Girard Vineyards diVittorio Winery dkcellars Fenton Herriott Vineyards Findleton Estate Winery Fitzpatrick Winery & Lodge Chalet Fleur de Lys Winery Garnet Sun Beemers Winery Gold Hill Vineyard Golden Leaves Winery Grace Patriot Wines Granite Springs Holly s Hill Vineyards Illuminare Estate Winery Iverson Winery Jodar Vineyards Latcham Vineyards Lava Cap Winery Madrona Vineyards Mellowood Vineyard Mining Camp Winery Miraflores Winery Mount Aukum Winery MV Winery Miller Vineyards Narrow Gate Vineyards Nello Olivo Winery Oakstone Winery Obscurity Cellars ParaVi Vineyards Perry Creek Winery Petra Vineyard Rome Valley Vineyards Saluti Cellars Shadow Ranch Skinner Vineyards Sierra Oaks Estates Sierra Vista Winery Single Leaf Synapse Winery Toogood Estate Winery Ursa Vineyards Van Der Vijver Estate Venezio Vineyards Windwalker Vineyards Winery by the Creek Wofford Acres Vineyards TRAILS TASTING HOURS N A 354 N A 417 3b 32 45 N A 424 423 407 402 153 350 429 220 250 411 803 202 812 420 132 155 403 N A N A 201 435 55 405 345 151 409 152 401 26 6 427 N A 432 N A N A 308 510 422 N A N A 415 N A N A 428 412 N A N A 301 421 302 N A 416 N A N A 408 N A 25 By Appointment Fri-Sun 11-5 Sat-Sun 11-4 Fri-Sun 11-5 Daily Daily 10-5 Daily 10-5 Thurs-Mon 11-5 Fri-Sun 11-5 30 Fri-Sun 11-5 By Appointment Daily 11-5 Thurs-Mon 11-5 Wed-Sun 11-5 Wed-Sun 11-5 Sat-Sun 12-5 Daily 10-6 Fri-Sun 11-5 Daily 11-5 Daily 11-5 Fri-Sun 11-5 Fri-Sun 11-5 Daily 11-5 Fri-Sun 11-5 Wed-Mon 11-5 Fri-Sun 11-5 Fri-Sun 11-5 Thr-Sun 10-5 Wed-Sun 11-5 Thurs-Sun 11-5 Fri- Sun 11-5 Daily 11-5 Thurs-Sun 11-5 Fri-Sun 11-5 Daily 11-5 Thurs-Mon 11-5 Daily 11-5 Daily 11-5 Sat-Sun 10-4 Thurs-Sun 11-5 Daily 10-5 Daily 11-5 Fri-Sun 11-5 Fri-Sat 10-5 Sun 12-5 Tues - Sun 11-6 Wed-Mon 11-5 Sat-Sun 11-5 Daily 11-5 Daily 11-5 By Appointment By Appointment Fri-Sun 11 30-5 30 Thurs-Mon 11-5 Thurs-Sun 11-5 Wed-Sun 11-5 Daily 10-5 Wed-Sun 11-5 Daily Daily 11-5 30 Fri-Sun 11-5 Wed-Sun 11-5 Thurs-Sun 11-5 Daily 11-5 Thurs-Sun 11-5 Thurs-Sun 11-5 ADDRESS 4491 Forni Rd. 4520 Pleasant Valley Rd 8320 Stoney Creek Rd 8031 Mt. Aukum Rd. 2952 Carson Rd. 1709 Carson Rd 2000 Larsen Dr 3500 Carson Road 6375 Grizzly Flat Rd 5980 Meyers Lane 6320 Marestail Rd 8221 Stoney Creek Rd 3550 Carson Road 4771 Green Hills Rd 2800 Omo Ranch Rd 5220 French Creek Rd 3040 Ponderosa Rd. 6100 Grey Rock Rd 3550 Carson Rd 741 Cold Springs Rd 3500 Carson Rd 7380 Vineyard View Dr 120 Jacquier Ct 3500 Carson Rd 740 Fair Play Rd 7696 Perry Creek Rd 3500 Carson Rd. 5660 Vineyard Ln 3625 Omo Ranch Rd 2701 Carson Rd 5050 Granite Springs Rd 3680 Leisure Ln 3500 Carson Rd 8061 Perry Creek Rd 3405 Carson Ct 2860 Omo Ranch Rd 2221 Fruitridge Rd 2560 High Hill Rd 2979 Mellowood Dr. 4801 Rock Barn Rd 2120 Four Springs Rd 6781 Tower Rd 7261 Fair Play Rd 4282 Pleasant Valley Rd 643 Bee St. 6440 Slug Gulch Rd 6440 Slug Gulch Rd 2875 Larsen Dr 7400 Perry Creek Rd 2402 Deer Valley Rd 5869 Traverse Creek Rd 7505 Grizzly Flat Road 7050 Fair Play Rd 8054 Fair Play Rd 6713 Mt. Aukum Rd 4560 Cabernet Way 7480 Fair Play Rd 304 Main Street 7280 Fair Play Rd 5951 Mt Aukum Rd 7451 Fair Play Rd 5821 Highway 49 7360 Perry Creek Rd 8085 Perry Creek Rd 1900 Hidden Valley Ln CITY El Dorado Placerville Fair Play Somerset Placerville Placerville Camino Camino Somerset Somerset Fair Play Fair Play Camino Placerville Fair Play Shingle Springs Shingle Springs Fair Play Camino Placerville Camino Fair Play Placerville Camino Fair Play Somerset Camino Coloma Somerset Placerville Fair Play Placerville Camino Fair Play Camino Mt Aukum Placerville Camino Fair Play Shingle Springs Placerville Mount Aukum Fair Play Placerville Placerville Fair Play Fair Play Camino Somerset Rescue Garden Valley Somerset Fair Play Somerset CA 95684 Somerset Pleasant Valley Fair Play Placerville Fair Play Somerset Fair Play Coloma Fair Play Fair Play Camino PHONE 530-626-0549 530-647-8078 530-620-6783 530-620-0624 530-622-5522 530-622-8094 530-644-2230 888-Wine-BUM 530-344-9119 530-621-1696 530-620-9463 530-620-3467 530-644-2016 530-622-6839 530-620-5818 530-677-1676 530-672-8575 530-620-7255 530-647-1767 530-295-1833 530-621-2166 530-620-1132 530-642-2021 530-644-4018 530-620-3248 530-620-2246 530-647-8466 530-626-6522 (530)620-1888 530-642-8424 530-620-6395 530-344-0227 530-647-1894 530-620-7474 530-644-3474 530-620-6642 530-621-0175 530-644-5948 530-306-9454 530-677-6510 530-647-8505 530-620-1675 530-620-1067 530-644-6201 530-622-5222 530-620-5303 530-620-5303 530-647-9463 530-620-5175 (530)677-8707 530-295-9260 530-626-0800 530-620-2785 530-620-2220 530-620-7079 530-622-7221 530-620-3545 (530)626-9463 530-620-1910 530-647-2646 530-620-3210 530-885-9463 530-620-4054 530-620-2402 530-626-6858 WEBSITE ADDRESS N A 43 Lake Tahoe 193 49 South Lake Tahoe 89 89 50 49 88 THINGS TO DO Photo by Patty McKinney Skiing Snowboarding Snowshoeing Sledding Tubing Hiking Biking Boating Fishing Beaches Golfing Camping Spas Shopping Emerald Bay 39.75 trillion gallons or 122 million acre feet of water. That s enough water to cover the entire state of California to a depth of 14.5 inches. Purity The water in Lake Tahoe is 99.7% pure about Twenty-two miles long twelve miles wide a third of a mile the same as distilled deep It s so clear that a water. the third largest alpine lake in the world. From white dinner plate South Lake Tahoe to Emerald Bay and on to Bliss State can be seen at 75 is 26 miles of scenic wonder. Parkbelowback and the feet surface. EXPERIENCE TAHOE ON TWO WHEELS From the Y intersection of Hwy 50 and Hwy 89 head north on Hwy 89 towards Tahoe City. Choose between the paved bike trail or ride on the road. Past Camp Richardson stables and adore the view of majestic Mt. Tallac dominating the skyline to your left. Pass the beach entrances and a grove of aspens by Taylor Creek then the road begins to climb. For every climb you will be rewarded with natural splender - Cascade Lake (left) and Emerald Bay (right). Over Cascade Lake into Desolation Wilderness a beautiful inspiring view Pyramid Peak and the Crystal Range. It is nice steady climb up the north side of Emerald Bay and breathtaking view of Lake Tahoe. Enter D. L. Bliss State Park and ride slowly through to descend to the lake. Take a break on the beach or head right back the way you came. Treat yourself and stop at Camp Richardson for a ridiculously large ice cream cone or head down to the Beacon for one of their famous Rum Runners on Lake Tahoe. 44 WEST EL DORADO COUNTY Lake Tahoe FACTS AND INFORMATION Elevation The average surface of Lake Tahoe is 6 229 feet above sea level. The highest peak rising directly from the shoreline is Mt. Tallac at 9 735 feet. The highest point in the Tahoe Basin is Freel Peak at 10 881 feet. Location Lake Tahoe covers the Nevada California border. It is 198 miles northeast of San Francisco 100 miles northeast of Sacramento and 58 miles southwest of Reno. Size Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake on the North American continent. It is 22 miles long and 12 miles wide with a surface area of 122 200 acres or 193 square miles. Depth The average depth of Lake Tahoe is 989 feet. The deepest point is 1 685 feet. It is the third deepest lake in North America. Temperature During summer the upper 12 feet of the lake can warm to 69 F. Below depths of 600 feet and in the winter temperature remains a constant 39 . Volume Lake Tahoe contains an estimated 39.75 trillion gallons or 122 million acre-feet of water. That s enough water to cover the entire state of California to a depth of 14.5 . Purity The water in Lake Tahoe is 99.7% pure about the same as distilled water. A white dinner plate can be seen at 75 below the surface. CLIMATE FACTS Jan July Avg. Average High Temperature Average Low Temperature Rain Inches (includes moisture content of snowpack) 36 F 78 F 55 F 18 F 44 F 30 F 6.1 .26 31 HISTORY Lake Tahoe Museum 3058 Lake Tahoe Boulevard So. Lake Tahoe CA 530-541-5458 FAMOUS RESIDENTS Famous neighbors include and have included Charles Bronson Cher Natalie Cole Sammy Davis Jr. Liza Minelli Wayne Newton and the Captain and Tennile. Wine Tours Weddings Prom Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties Homecoming Concerts Birthday Parties & Sporting Events Limo Style Seating Capacity for 14 Strawberry Lodge Offers 37 Rooms for Lodging Restaurant Open 7 30am 8 30pm Serving Breakfast Lunch & Dinner Full Bar Open at Noon Save on the DUI s and let us drive CALL NOW (530) 651-4965 or E-mail mike TCP 26202-B Now on Facebook Sun-Thurs 7am-10pm Fri & Sat 7am midnight Lodge Hours Open Year Round 530-659-7200 17510 Hwy 50 Kyburz 45 Hotels & Motels HOTEL NAME 7 Seas Inn 968 Park Hotel Alder Inn Alpenrose Inn Alpine Inn & Spas Ambassador Motor Lodge Angora Lakes Resort Apple Country Inn Best Tahoe West Inn Best Western Placerville Inn Best Western Stagecoach Inn Best Western Station House Inn Best Western Timber Cove Lodge Big Pines Mountain House Of Tahoe Blue Lake Inn Blue Lake Inn Quality Inn & Suites Cameron Park Motel 6 Capri Motel Cedar Inn & Suites Cedar Lodge Days Inn Edwards Tahoe Lodge Embassy Suites Lake Tahoe Resort Embassy Vacation Resort Fantasy Inn Forest Suites Resort Gold Trail Motel Green Lantern Motel Highland Inn Inc Hilltop Motel Historic Cary House Hotel Holiday Inn Express Holiday Inn Express Howard Johnson Express Inn Inn By The Lake Lazy S Lodge Lone Pine Lodge Lotus Inn Mark Twain Motel CITY S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96158 Placerville CA 95667 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 Placerville CA 95667 Pollock Pines CA 95726 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96157 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 Cameron Park CA 95682 Cameron Park CA 95682 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 Tahoma CA 96142 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 Placerville CA 95667 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 Georgetown CA 95634 Placerville CA 95667 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 El Dorado Hills CA 95762 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 Lotus CA 95651 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 PHONE 530-544-7031 530-544-0968 530-544-4485 530-544-2985 530-544-3340 530-544-6461 530-541-2092 530-647-9017 530-544-6455 530-622-9100 530-644-2029 530-542-1101 530-541-6722 530-541-5155 530-544-4101 530-544-6459 530-677-2203 530-677-7177 530-544-3665 530-543-0159 530-544-6453 530-544-3445 530-525-7207 530-544-5400 530-541-6122 530-541-4200 530-541-6655 530-622-2906 530-544-6336 530-544-4161 530-333-4141 530-622-4271 530-544-5900 916-358-3100 530-544-5266 530-542-0330 530-541-0230 530-544-3316 530-622-9587 530-544-5733 HOTEL NAME Matterhorn Motel Midway Inn Motel 6 Mother Lode Motel National 9 Inn National 9 Inn Paradise Motel Park Tahoe Inn Pine Cone Acre Motel Pinewood Lodge BOOK YOUR ROOM AT Look for this friendly paw print to identify the dog friendly lodging. Before you visit an establishment or place please contact them and verify that they are still dog-friendly and have dog-friendly rooms available as policies and management can change frequently. CITY S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96151 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 Placerville CA 95667 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 Placerville CA 95667 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96158 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 Georgetown CA 95634 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 Coloma CA 95613 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96157 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96158 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 Kyburz CA 95720 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 Pollock Pines CA 95726 PHONE 530-542-6700 530-541-0367 530-544-4397 530-542-1400 530-622-0895 530-541-2119 530-622-3884 530-544-6800 530-544-6000 530-541-0375 530-544-3319 530-541-5400 530-333-4359 530-544-1177 530-544-2233 530-544-6767 530-541-7150 530-626-8096 530-544-1000 530-544-0114 530-544-5211 530-544-2285 530-659-7200 530-542-3500 530-544-3476 530-541-6220 530-541-3805 530-541-0353 530-544-6700 530-544-2834 530-544-4131 530-541-6231 530-318-6065 530-544-2036 530-544-3642 530-544-3959 530-541-4223 530-644-7800 Marriott s Timber Lodge Quality Inn And Suites Rock Creek Inn Royal Inn-S. Lake Tahoe Royal Valhalla Motor Lodge Secrets Inn Shamrock Inn Sierra Nevada House South Shore Inn South Y Lodge Stardust Lodge Stovalls Tahoe Inn Strawberry Lodge Sunshine Inn Super 8 Motel Tahoe Beach & Ski Club Tahoe Hacienda Motel Tahoe Valley Lodge Tahoe Villa North Lodge The Budget Inn Three Peaks Resort Thunderchief Motel Time In Tahoe Travel Inn Vagabond Inn Value Inn Washoe Motel Westhaven Inn 46 RENTAL NAME Vacation Rentals CITY PHONE S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 Lotus CA 95651 Placerville CA 95667 Garden Valley CA 95633 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 Fair Play CA 95684 530-542-5850 530-544-6978 530-544-7707 530-621-3030 (510) 638-2250 530-333-1177 530-542-1845 (818) 681-8552 RENTAL NAME CITY Pollock Pines CA 95726 Fair Play CA 95684 Fair Play CA 95684 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 Fair Play CA 95684 Mt. Aukum CA 95656 Placerville CA 95667 PHONE 916-295-4235 530-620-2115 530-620-7317 530-541-4725 530-545-2000 916-539-3951 530-622-3303 Accommodation Station Alpine Rentals & Realty Best Rentals Casita Del Oro Gold Country Deck House Irish Creek Retreat Lake Tahoe Properties Perry Creek Retreat Sierra Rentals Llc Sierra Ridgeline Cabin Squirrels Nest Vacation Cabin Tahoes Finest Rentals The Cottage At Perry Creek Vi a Dorado Walkers Cabin B&B NAME Bed & Breakfasts CITY PHONE Placerville CA 95667 Georgetown CA 95634 Placerville CA 95667 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 Camino CA 95709 Coloma CA 95613 Placerville CA 95667 Placerville CA 95667 530-642-2776 800-245-6566 530-622-3456 530-544-4451 530-644-1800 530-622-6919 530-295-1000 530-621-0901 B&B NAME Enchanted April Farm Fitzpatrick Winery and Lodge Fleming Jones Homestead B&B Glen Morey Country House B&B The Green Toad B & B Lucinda s Country Inn Seasons Bed & Breakfast CITY Pilot Hill CA 95664 Fair Play CA 95684 Placerville CA 95667 Placerville CA 95667 Garden Valley CA 95633 Fair Play CA 95684 Placerville CA 95667 PHONE 530-939-9144 530-620-3248 530-344-0943 530-306-3481 530-626-0983 (888)245-8246 530-626-4420 Albert Shafsky House B&B American River Inn Bella Vista Bed & Breakfast Black Bear Inn Bed & Breakfast Camino Hotel Coloma Country Inn Davies Family Inn Eden Vale Inn Campgrounds CAMPGROUND NAME American River Resort Americana Vacation Resorts Americana Vacation Resorts California Land Management Camp Concord Camp Lotus Camp Richardson Chiquita Camp Campground Cisco Grove Campground And R V Coloma Resort & RV Park Fallen Leaf Campground Finnon Lake and Recreation Area Ghost Mountain Ranch Hansens Resort Ice House Resort Campground CITY Coloma CA 95613 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96151 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96158 Lotus CA 95651 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96158 Georgetown CA 95634 Cool CA 95614 Coloma CA 95613 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 Placerville CA 95667 Pollock Pines CA 95726 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96156 Pollock Pines CA 95726 PHONE 530-622-6700 530-544-8463 530-541-8022 530-544-5994 530-541-1203 530-622-8672 530) 541-1801 530-333-4673 530-426-1600 530-621-2267 530-544-0426 530-622-6832 530-644-5476 530-544-3361 530-293-3321 CAMPGROUND NAME Kit Carson Lodge Lake Tahoe Koa Kampground Leoni Meadows Campground Lovers Leap Campground Meeks Bay Campground Meeks Bay Resort And Marina Placerville Koa Ponderosa R V Resort Sierra Pines Baptist Camp Sierra Tahoe Vacation Resort Ski Haus Lodge Sly Park Recreation Tahoe Valley Campground CITY Kit Carson CA 95644 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96155 Grizzly Flats CA 95636 Twin Bridges CA 95721 Tahoma CA 96142 Tahoma CA 96142 Shingle Springs CA 95682 Coloma CA 95613 Twin Bridges CA 95721 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96150 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96157 Pollock Pines CA 95726 S. Lake Tahoe CA 96158 PHONE (209) 258-8500 530-577-3693 530-626-3610 N A (530)525-4733 530-525-6946 530-676-2267 530-642-5830 530-659-7111 530-541-6226 530-544-2544 530-295-6824 530-541-2222 Breweries BREWERY NAME Jack Russell Placerville Brewing Co. Gold Hill Brewery STREET 2380 Larsen Dr 155 Placerville Dr 5660 Vineyard Ln CITY Camino Placerville Placerville PHONE 530-647-9420 530-295-9166 530-626-6522 WEBSITE brewery.html 47 Peaches Nectarines Plums Pumpkins Squash Gourds Baked Goods Food Crafts Gift Shops Winery Brewery Livestock Meat Family Activities Christmas Trees Seasonal variations can occur call ahead for accurate harvest info. Abel s Apple Acres All About Ewe Alpacas Beyond The Horizon Alpacas of El Dorado Alpacas of Somerset Farm American River Cherry Co. American River Inn Apple Mountain Golf Resort Argyres Orchard Auriga Wine Cellars Barsotti Family Juice Co. (wholesale only) Bavarian Hills Orchard Bechard Vineyard and Winery Bella Vista Bed & Breakfast Bluebird Haven Iris Boa Vista Orchard Boa Vista Vineyard Boeger Winery Busby Cellars Vineyard & Winery Cafe Mahjaic Restaurant & Lotus Inn Cal Tex Cattle Company Camino Hotel Bed & Breakfast Inn Cantiga Wineworks Cardanini s Pumpkin Patch Carson Ridge Evergreens Cedarville Vineyard & Winery Chao s Produce Chateau Davell Winery Chateau Rodin Vineywards & Winery Chevalier Winery Cielo Estate Colibri Ridge Winery and Vineyard Collina di Mela Crystal Basin Cellars David Girard Vineyards Davies Family Inn Davis Christmas Tree Farm diVittorio Winery dkcellars Eden Vale Inn Enchanted April Farm Fausel Ranch Findleton Estate Winery Fitzpatrick Winery & Lodge Fudge Factory Farm Goldbud Farms Golden Leaves Vineyards & Winery Gold Hill Vineyard & Brewery Grace Patriot Wines 38 231 426 425 400 204 801 815 22 354 30 11 417 802 406 3A 3B 32 424 808 526 814 423 42 157 407 264 153 350 220 250 411 46 160 202 806 405 154 420 807 516 307 155 403 40 39 435 201 55 G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G 48 Alpacas Wool U-Pick Produce Apples Cider Wine Grapes Vegetables Apricots Cherries Flowers Nursery Berries Citrus Pears Nuts Products & Activities Olives Olive Oil Tasting Picnic Area Nature Trails Figs Persimmons Kiwi Lodging Historic B & B MAP RANCH NUMBER RANCH &FARM Peaches Nectarines Plums Pumpkins Squash Gourds Seasonal variations can occur call ahead for accurate harvest info. Products & Activities Grandpa s Cellar Harris Tree Farm Hawkcreek Vineyardss High Hill Ranch High Sierra Iris & Wedding Gardens Holly s Hill Vineyards Hooverville Orchards Illuminare Estate Winery Indian Rock Fly Fishing & Christmas Tree Farm Irish Creek Ranch and Retreat Iverson Winery Jack Russell Farm Brewery and Winery Jodar Vineyards & Winery Lava Cap Winery & Vineyards Lotus Bonsai Nursery Lotus Valley Natives Lucinda s Country Inn Mad Dog Mesa Madro a Vineyards Mellowood Vineyard Meyer Ranch Miraflores Winery Alvarez Vineyards Narrow Gate Vineyards Nello Olivo Winery North Star Tree Shoo Fly Farms Oakstone Winery O Halloran s Apple Trail Ranch Omo Ranch Tree Farm Perry Creek Retreat Perry Creek Winery Pine O Mine Placerville Natural Foods Co-Op Rainbow Orchards Rancho Margarita Alpacas Retiredice Alpacas Saluti Cellars Sauber Vineyard & Orchard Shadow Ranch Vineyard Sierra View Ranch Smarts Christmas Tree Farm Storm Valley Ranch Sundance Tree Farm Synapse Wines Twin Pines Christmas Tree Farm Up Country Ranch Ursa Vineyards Vi a Dorado Vacation Home Winterhill Olive Oil Wofford Acres Vineyards 17 84 436 1 29 345 206 151 117 515 409 36 152 26 207 208 803 530 6 429 209 432 308 510 508 422 18 431 804 415 41 809 10 427 418 428 410 412 811 163 351 215 302 506 303 416 805 820 25 G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G 49 Olives Olive Oil Tasting G Picnic Area Nature Trails Figs Persimmons Kiwi Lodging Historic B & B MAP RANCH NUMBER RANCH &FARM Baked Goods Food Crafts Gift Shops Winery Brewery Livestock Meat Family Activities Christmas Trees Alpacas Wool U-Pick Produce Apples Cider Wine Grapes Vegetables Apricots Cherries Flowers Nursery Berries Citrus Pears Nuts Harvest Calendar March Sept. 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Feb. Oct. July Jan. Seasonal variations occur please call ahead for the most accurate harvest info. SHOP. DINE. STAY. PLAY. EXPLORE El Dorado Hills Town Center El Dorado Hills Town Center is a unique destination providing a diverse range of stores restaurants services entertainment and activities. Our commitment to the community and the environment results in an experience that can transport you to another place and time. TOWN CENTER EVENTS Town Center Crit Bike Race Showcase Saturdays Art and Wine Affaire Farmers Market Live on the Blvd Concert Series 3rd Annual Fireworks Jubilee Fall Festival Halloween Spooktacular Holiday Tree Lighting Santa Pictures Sunday April 22nd 4th Saturday Starting April 28th Sat Sun May 12th & 13th Every Sunday Starting May 20th Every Thursday June 21st -Sept. 6th Tuesday July 3rd Saturday Oct.13th Wednesday Oct. 31st Saturday Nov. 24th Thurs-Sun November 24th Dec. 24th SCAN TO EXPLORE Visit our website for Event Details and Town Center Monthly Promotions 51 Welcome to the Fair Play Wine Country Wines With an Altitude best describes the friendly experience awaiting you when you visit El Dorado s special wine growing area known as Fair Play California s best value in premium wines. Iverson Winery Boutique style wines 8061 Perry Creek Rd. 530.620.7474 Mount Aukum Winery Elevation matters 6781 Tower Rd. 530.620.1675 Shadow Ranch Winery Taste the quality of our premium vineyards 7050 Fair Play Rd. 530.620.2785 Perry Creek Winery Home of ZinmanTM 7400 Perry Creek Rd. 530.620.5175 MV Winery National & international award winning wines 7261 Fair Play Rd. 530.620.1067 All Gold Country roads lead to Fair Play You ll discover over twenty family-owned wineries and enjoy tasting gold medal award-winning wines. Plus you ll find gourmet dining lodging family farms and more The Fair Play Wine Country is a short scenic drive from many Northern California and Northern Nevada visitor destinations We re located in southern El Dorado County near the Amador County line. Ask for our Fair Play wines at restaurants wine bars and your favorite wine shop