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town.georgetown

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.
elevation: 2654'
population: 2,500
zip code: 95634

Mountain

terrain:
Back roads, creeks, forests, & rolling hills at base of mountains


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

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recreation:

  • 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
  • description:
    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:
    Placerville
    Auburn
    Colfax
    Tahoma
    Camino
    Foresthill








    Loon Lake, CA


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