The 5 Best Nature & Parks in Amador County, Amador County

December 3, 2021 Darwin Bolte

Discover the best top things to do in Amador County, United States including Kirkwood Mountain Resort, Daffodil Hill, Lake Tabeaud Picnic Area, The Mokelumne Wilderness, Round Top Peak.

1. Kirkwood Mountain Resort

1377 Kirkwood Meadows Drive, Kirkwood, CA 95646 +1 888-217-5072 [email protected] http://winter.kirkwood.com
Excellent
57%
Good
27%
Satisfactory
7%
Poor
4%
Terrible
5%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 200 reviews

Kirkwood Mountain Resort

This spectacular Sierra ski resort has a base elevation at 7,800 feet that is open for great skiing during the winter season, and great hiking trails in the summer.

Reviewed By Alilu007 - Menlo Park, United States

While out of the way from South Lake Tahoe, would definitely recommend the trip for a full day of skiing on the weekend. Kirkwood is the most challenging out of the three on the Epic pass and is great for getting you out of your comfort zone. The terrain is definitely unique compared to Northstar and Heavenly. It is exposed, not a lot of trees or folds in the mountains, and so you can see people skiing from very far away, which makes the lifts more entertaining! Solitude lift gets crowded with intermediate skiiers as it only services blues, but the line is shorter on the Reut lift, and some of those blacks are pretty comparable to other blues on the mountain. On days when it’s not icy, my favorite run is Conestoga, off the Reut. Lower Monte Wolfe off Solitude is also not too crowded. Lifts opened with staggered times, so the back side can get crowded in the late mornings. There also are no single riders lines.

2. Daffodil Hill

McLaughlin Ranch, Jackson, CA +1 209-296-7048 http://www.suttercreek.org/sutter-creek-events-daffodil-hill-amador-county.html
Excellent
62%
Good
27%
Satisfactory
6%
Poor
2%
Terrible
3%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 84 reviews

Daffodil Hill

3. Lake Tabeaud Picnic Area

Tabeaud Rd, Jackson, CA 95642
Excellent
58%
Good
33%
Satisfactory
8%
Poor
0%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 12 reviews

Lake Tabeaud Picnic Area

Day use park for fishing, hiking, biking and horseback riding. There are picnic areas, restrooms, plenty of parking and great trails around the lake. Kayaks/canoes allowed through no motor boats. Dept of Fish and Game stocks the lake. Open year round.

Reviewed By heater963 - Jackson, United States

Lake Tabeaud is a very nice place. You cannot swim in the lake, but you can raft, kayak and fish. ( No motorized boats) If you are a hiker type you can walk around the lake. It is about 2 miles or so. Fishing is OK. It is always quiet and there are ample picnic spots with grills for BBQing. The park entrance sign needs a new coat of paint as it is hard to see if you do not know where this place is. As you travel east on Tabeaud Rd. the entrance is right after a blind turn on your right.

4. The Mokelumne Wilderness

Jackson, CA +1 530-644-6048
Excellent
57%
Good
29%
Satisfactory
0%
Poor
0%
Terrible
14%
Overall Ratings

4.0 based on 7 reviews

The Mokelumne Wilderness

One of many wilderness areas in California, the Mokelumne Wilderness is a great location for a secluded backpacking trip at elevations under 10,000 feet.

5. Round Top Peak

Kit Carson Pass, Kirkwood, CA
Excellent
100%
Good
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Overall Ratings

5.0 based on 1 reviews

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