Great starter trail. No tech req. Start early in summer.

Nice relatively flat easy hike. Beautiful wild flowers. Picturesque views of the hills. Easy parking.

My daughter and her boyfriend used this app. and they used it for hiking...worked great for them!

Better for bikes

great views, lots of shade & benches along the way.

8 months ago

Great walk, nice trail good views

So beautiful! Nice cool pools along the way to cool off by. Beautiful scenery.

Good little walk, dogs loved it (:

It's a good trail to stretch your legs but with so many houses on the trail the outdoor appeal is just ok. I did love seeing the horses and deer on this trail.

mountain biking
11 months ago

road biking
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

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Saturday, July 23, 2016

To say that this trail is "#1 of 1 in Lumsden Park" is an extreme stretch. It's nowhere near Lumsden Park. The "directions" took me to a dead-end road where a school is, so I updated Google maps to Lumsden Park, which was on the opposite side of the freeway and is fairly small with very little parking, and there aren't even road signs to the park. I asked some locals at the park and they said the trail isn't in Lumsden, but since it's a long trail there are many places to park and join it. Since it took me an hour to drive to Placerville I was determined to find the El Dorado Trail. I finally drove around and parked on the corner of where Jacquier Rd turns into Smith Flat Road, which is at the beginning/end of the trail. I spent so much time trying to find it that by the time I did, I barely was able to walk the trail because it was over 90 degrees. I'll go back and walk it now that I know where it's at, but the wrong details and directions made it very frustrating.