Permits are required at all SNO-Park locations. 
 Fees are $15/day OR $40/season.


7. Carson Pass

Ranger Station Carson Pass

Carson Pass is located on the south side of Highway 88 at Carson Pass 60 miles east of Jackson in Alpine County.

Recommended Activities: Cross-country skiing, dog sledding, and snow play. No snowmobiles.

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, Forest requests that no overnight parking/camping happen while snow removal conditions exist as to not inhibit proper plowing. 
Contact: Eldorado National Forest, Amador Ranger  District - (209) 295-4251
GPS: 38º41'42.72"N, 119º59'22.50"W

Carson Pass

Carson Pass