Map of trails along Folsom Lake near El Dorado Hills
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Conceptual drawing of the proposed village connector trail

Village Connector – project concept

At last we are able to formally pitch our first project idea to the Community Services District (CSD) of El Dorado Hills. The concept described here will be presented at the next public meeting of the CSD Parks & Planning Committee. That is Feb 4, 2014. The Facebook event has more information. Project Title: “Village … Continue reading

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

Map of Trail Network Proposal

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

Map of trails along Folsom Lake near El Dorado Hills

Browns Ravine to Salmon Falls area trails

 New online map is published for trails at Folsom Lake. Adjacent to El Dorado Hills community is Folsom Lake State Recreation Area whose eastern shoreline hosts several miles of high quality dirt trails for hikers, runners, equestrians, and mountain bikers. Not all of the trails are open to all of the user types so check … Continue reading

EDH Trails pint glass

Mraz Raises Money for Trails

Got trail ale? Building local fun one pint at a time! Mraz Brewing Company and EDH Trails partner to promote the local economy and local recreation. Both the brewery and the grassroots advocacy cut their teeth in 2013, and so its only fitting that they join forces to improve our local community. $10 for pint … Continue reading

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Team Revolutions Newsletter

This week the Team Revolutions monthly newsletter featured an article about EDH Trails. We appreciate the support from Mike Beretta and his team members. See our support page for ideas on how you and your friends can help too. Related links: Article in Village Life – CSD Backs First EDH Trails Project Funding for project … Continue reading

Wild Oaks Trail

Sprucing Up Wild Oaks Trail (part 2)

Does the top of Wild Oaks Trail need to be rerouted? As Wild Oaks Park transitions into Wild Oaks Trail, there are two small sections that tend to concentrate water and get muddy. One way to deal with it is to reroute about 250 feet of trail. The new section would offer more interest and … Continue reading

Wet spot on trail at Wild Oaks Park.

Sprucing Up Wild Oaks Trail (part 1)

Many locals hit this trail regularly and LOVE it tremendously! There are a few places where the Wild Oaks Trail needs some help, but let’s just focus on the annoying “wet spot” where the trail begins at Wild Oaks Park. We want Wild Oaks Trail to be ridden year-round and sustained as a high quality … Continue reading

location where the proposed bridge over New York Creek

Bridge over New York Creek

Phase 2 of the class I paved path crossing New York Creek might get funded tomorrow (Thursday March 6, 2014) if the El Dorado County Transportation Commission votes “YES”. Our District 1 Supervisor, Ron Mikulaco (BOSone@edcgov.us), is a voting member of the Commission. See item 7E on the EDCTC meeting agenda – link here. Read … Continue reading

Intersection at Silva Valley Parkway and Harvard Way

Silva Valley Parkway Bike Project

Silva Valley Parkway might get funding for a bike project tomorrow (Thursday March 6, 2014) if the El Dorado County Transportation Commission votes “YES”. Our District 1 Supervisor, Ron Mikulaco (BOSone@edcgov.us), is a voting member of the Commission. See item 7E on the EDCTC meeting agenda – link here. Read the application for CMAQ funds … Continue reading

Handout to Board of Supervisors Jan 7, 2014

Talking to the Supers

First an important announcement — your action is needed this week. I’ll explain in a minute. So I went and talked to the county Board of Supervisors (BOS) this morning, Jan 7th, about paved bikeway projects in El Dorado Hills. In particular, I asked them to direct county staff to submit an application for funding. … Continue reading

Bike project at Tong Rd

Silva to Bass Lake Bikeway

Tong Rd needs a class 1 bike path to connect up with Old Bass Lake Rd. This  critical corridor would join Silva Valley Parkway (north of Hwy 50) to Bass Lake Road. At nearly 2 mile long, this project is part of the bicycle transportation plan (“the plan”) published in 2010 by the El Dorado … Continue reading