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


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