Echo Lake

 ** SNO-Parks are slowly becoming accessible as roads are able to be kept open. Some may have bathrooms that are  still inaccesible.  Please check with the local forest for current conditions before traveling to visit your favorite SNO-Park.  

5. Echo Lake

Echo Lake Parking Lot

Echo Lake is located on the north side of Highway 50 at Echo Lake Road.

Recommended Activities: Cross-country skiing, dog sledding, and snow play. No snowmobiles.
**No parking on entry road (Johnson Pass Rd).

Overnight Parking/Camping: Per Forest Order 03-22-15, Camping in any undeveloped location within one Ranger District is limited to 10 days during the calendar year.  Additionally,it is requested that no overnight parking/camping happen while snow removal conditions exist as to not inhibit proper plowing. 
Contact: El Dorado National Forest - (530) 644-2324

GPS: 38º49'26.63"N, 120º2'2.69"W

Echo Lake Area Map

Echo Lake Parking Map