El Dorado State Park

Park News

El Dorado State Park Office

WINTER Hours are now in effect:

Monday - Friday 8:00-4:30 PM    (12-1 Closed for lunch)

Saturday & Sunday CLOSED

All campgrounds are open and reservable UNTIL NOVEMBER 1, 2021

  • 0.46 ft ABOVE normal
  • Pool elevation is 1339.46 feet on Tuesday 18May21 Time: 09:00 hours.
  • At this elevation the total amount of water stored in El Dorado Lake is 161664 acre-feet.
  • Reservoir release is 9 cubic feet per second on Tuesday 18May21 Time: 09:00 hours.
  • Flood control pool is 4.21% full.
  • Flood control pool storage filled is 3475 acre-feet which is equivalent to 0.28 inches of runoff over the entire drainage basin.
  • Flood control pool storage empty is 78996 acre-feet which is equivalent to 6.33 inches of runoff over the entire drainage basin.

Where to Purchase your Permits and Licenses -

 Permits at El Dorado State Park are available to purchase from Park Office & WR Gate Host 

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Long Term Camping  Facilities

Long term camping is available in the Frontier (Walnut River Campground Area #2) . Please see the camp host or the Park Office to make long term camping arrangements. Long Term Camping (30 day) monthly rate = $606.50, which includes water, electric, and sewer. (User must also possess an Annual Camp and vehicle permit).