May 27, 2021 – Just in time for Memorial day weekend, Eldorado irrigation District EID, has opened several feature recreational sites including the Caple Lake and Silver Lake boat ramps off HWY 88 and Carson Pass. EID’s...
Scenic Route 88 – Carson Pass Highway
Stretching from the Sacramento Valley of California to the Carson Valley in Nevada, this 58-mile byway winds its way through the western slope of the Sierra Nevada, reaches the summit at Carson Pass, and ends up on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada.
One of the most visually dramatic of the trans-Sierra highways in California, you will witness views of ragged volcanic skylines, cool green meadows, mountain lakes framed by timber-covered slopes, adventure-filled rock valleys, and distant mountain peaks.