The beauty of the region begins in El Dorado Hills. The vista of the Sacramento Valley can be seen from the local ridgelines, and the views of Folsom Lake and the Sierra Nevada Mountains are spectacular from various locales. El Dorado Hills is a residential community dedicated to families and their many needs. It is a community that offers the amenities of shops, services and restaurants that make their stay more pleasant.
El Dorado Hills is often referred to as the gateway to El Dorado County. With elevations ranging from 200 feet to over 10,800 feet, there is tremendous diversity and much to discover in El Dorado County. Rich in history and with a wide variety of recreational choices, there is something for everyone. These choices may include gold panning at nearby Marshall Gold Discovery Site in Coloma, whitewater rafting on the American River, or camping and fishing. El Dorado County is the heart of the most diversified recreational area in California, with approximately one million acres of national forest land.