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Photo Credit Copyright Del Albright

The infamous Sierra Nevada 4x4 route called the Rubicon Trail starts here near Loon Lake, just 30 miles east of Georgetown, CA inside the El Dorado National Forest. This photo is the west entrance "slabs" area (aka Granite Bowl), where Jeepers love to play.
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elevation: 2654' population: 2,500 zip code: 95634


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El Dorado County
East of Auburn
off Hwy. 49 on SR.193



  • back roads
  • backpacking
  • camping
  • Rubicon Trail 4x4
  • horse pack trips
  • wineries
  • Historic Gold Country
  • Silver Falls
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • University Falls
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Auburn SRA
  • El Dorado National Forest
  • Tahoe National Forest
  • French Meadows Reservoir
  • Hell Hole Reservoir
  • Loon Lake
  • American River
  • Desolation Wilderness
  • georgetown campgrounds

    Stumpy Meadows Campground
    Auburn SRA Boat-in Camps
    Hell Hole Campground
    Folsom Lake Camping
    Forbes Creek Campground
    Giant Gap - Sugarpine Reservoir
    Big Meadows Campground
    Black Oak Group Campground
    Dru Barner Park
    Middle Meadows Group Camp
    Upper Hell Hole Boat In Campground

    tent camping

    The town of Georgetown, formerly known as Growlersburg, is registered as California Historical Landmark #484. Forested roads & creeks of western Sierra Nevada where granite rules. 4x4 folks love this area for recreation. Backpacking, camping, fishing and hiking.

    nearby towns:
    local links:

    Jeepers Jamboree
    Rubicon 4x4 Trail
    Black Oak Animal Hospital
    Worton's Market
    American River Fishing Map
    Ride Wentworth Springs Road

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