- Sitting at an elevation of 5,700 feet, Forty-Two Mile Picnic Ground can be located 38 miles east of Placerville. In addition to offering picnicking facilities, the site provides close access for fishing and cross-country skiing.
On the South Fork of the American River, the game species present are rainbow and brown trout. Catchable rainbow trout are stocked by California Department of Fish and Game weekly at Riverton to supplement the wild trout production from opening day through July. For the river section east of Highway 49 the season is the last Saturday in April to November 15th. West of Highway 49 all year.
On site facilities: 4 picnic units and vault toilets.
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- tel: 530-644-2324
- fax: 530-647-5311
- 4260 Eight Mile Road
- Camino, CA 95709
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