The Heart of the Gold Country

Shot Rock Vista

Shot Rock Vista

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A somewhat hidden vista point along Highway 88, Shot Rock Vista sits toward the west of the Armador Ranger District in the Eldorado National Forest.  Offering picnicking facilities, the site provides access to some fantastic scenic views.
 
Elevation: 7,500 Feet (2337.9 Meters)
 
On site facilities: 3 picnic units and vault toilets.
 
Directions from Amador: Highway 88, west of Silver Lake and 1 mile east of the Mormon Emigrant Trail turnoff.
 

Gabby's Gold Rush Tours:  Take an All Day Emigrant Trail Tour with Gabby. Visit sites along the Mormon Emigrant Trail, walk sections of the trail, learn the story behind Tragedy Springs and the adventures of Kit Carson, John C. Fremont, and Jedediah Smith. Lunch included.