Map of Trail Network Proposal

Map for trail network proposal for the El Dorado Hills community.

This map will help people to envision a trail network that will not only give trail users a place to play and exercise but will also add tremendous value and benefits to our community and the surrounding areas. El Dorado Hills should already have a comprehensive trail network and yet we don’t. EDHtrails is working … Continue reading

Five Bucks a Foot

Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship crew

  Win a sweet IBIS mountain bike and build some trail at the same time! IBIS and other sponsors are supporting the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship (SBTS) by donating a custom mountain bike as the grand prize for this fundraising event. Each raffle ticket is $5 and it earns 1 foot of trail. From the … Continue reading

What Do Trail Runners Like

Trail runner on Bucks Creek Trail

What do trail runners like in a trail? Answer – a lot of the same things as mountain bikers and nature walkers. Who knew? Personally, I’m more in tune with the mountain biker community and wrote about their preferences earlier. I know biker preferences really well, but I do run trails too as part of … Continue reading

Trails and Fire Protection

Trail acts like a fire break for community benefit.

Trails provide fire protection as a community benefit. It’s fire season again. It happens every year like winter-spring-summer-fall. El Dorado Hills is graced with a beautiful grassy oak studded landscape, but with that asset comes a liability – fire danger. Recently this season, in June and July, we’ve had 2 large fires nearby. KCRA reported … Continue reading

EDCTC Funds Trail on Francisco Drive

The El Dorado County Transportation Commission (EDCTC) approved state funding,¬†According to Wendy Schultz at the Mountain Democrat, to connect existing trail segments and add a class 2 bike lane. “The EDCTC also approved $150,000 in State Exchange Transportation Enhancement funds at the request of the El Dorado County Community Development Agency for bicycle and pedestrian … Continue reading