Euchre Bar Trail and Trailhead, CA

US Forest Service

Euchre Bar Trail and Trailhead

This 5.28 mile trail goes along the North Fork of the American River.




Trail and Trailhead access:

This trail had two trailhead access points.  One off Elliot Ranch Rd, and one near Alta.
For the Foresthill access point, from Interstate 80, take the Foresthill exit to Foresthill Road and proceed 15.5 miles to the Foresthill Ranger Station. Continue 12 miles on Foresthill Road to Elliot Ranch Road and turn left. Continue approximately 2 ½ miles and the trailhead will be on the right. NOTE: The road is rocky and low clearance vehicles are not advised.

For the Alta access point, from Interstate 80, take the Alta exit to Casa Loma Road. Proceed on Casa Loma and just before the overpass make a right. Continue and cross the railroad tracks then bear left. When the rough dirt road begins to climb up hill, to the right is Iron Point and to the left the road winds down to the trailhead. Those without 4x4 and high clearance should park near the restroom and hike down the road.

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