Central California District Office and Mother Lode Field Office sign in front of Office building

Mother Lode Field Office

The BLM Mother Lode Field Office manages over 230,000 acres of public land in Central California. These lands are scattered within Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Mariposa,  Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Stanislaus, Tuolumne and Yuba counties.

Areas of interest include the Cosumnes River Preserve; Pine Hill Preserve; Red Hills Area of Critical Environmental Concern; the North Fork American and Merced Wild & Scenic Rivers; as well as highly visited recreation areas along the South Fork American River, South Yuba River and Mokelumne River.

Major programs within the office include Recreation, Geology & Minerals, Lands & Realty, Botany & Wildlife, Fire & Fuels, and Forestry.

Click here to explore an interactive map of the Mother Lode Field Office.
Field Office Boundaries are marked in blue and different data layers are available in the top right ‘Layer List’. Some characteristics will become visible as the map is zoomed in.

Leadership

Elizabeth Meyer-Shields

Field Manager
Phone:
916-941-3101
Fax:
916-941-3199

Philip Lorimer D'Amo

Assistant Field Manager
Phone:
916-941-3101
Fax:
916-941-3199

Contact

Mailing Address:
5152 Hillsdale Circle
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
Phone: 916-941-3101
Fax: 916-941-3199
Hours:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday - Friday Appointments recommended. Please ring the doorbell.

TTY/Relay System

If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability, please dial 7-1-1 to access telecommunications relay services.

EMERGENCY CLOSURES

- El Dorado National Forest Order
Mosquito Fire:  Area, Roads & Trails

- Tahoe National Forest Order
Mosquito Fire: Area, Roads & Trails


For more info:

El Dorado NF

Tahoe NF

- CalFire - Mosquito Fire Incident


Report a Trail Issue

WILDFIRE NOTICE

Due to extreme wildfire danger, TARGET SHOOTING IS NOT ALLOWED on BLM Public Lands within the Mother Lode Field Office area of jurisdiction.  A hunting license is no exception.

FIRE RESTRICTIONS

Wildfire Information Dashboard & BLM California Fire Restrictions

Please RECREATE RESPONSIBLY

Ready for Wildfire?


BLM Mother Lode Field Office
Fire & Fuels Hotline (916) 941-3155

RECREATION AREAS

Cosumnes River
Cosumnes Visitor Center 
Cosumnes River Preserve

Merced River
Briceburg Visitor Center
Recreation Management Area

North Fork American River
North Fork American
Stevens Trail

Pine Hill ACEC
Pine Hill Preserve

Red Hills ACEC
Recreation Management Area

South Yuba River
South Yuba Recreation Area

South Fork American River
Cronan Ranch
Magnolia Ranch
Greenwood Creek River Access
Dave Moore Nature Area
Old Flume Trail
South Fork American


Special Recreation Permits
Permit Application (2930-1)


Know the Flow Before You Go....
Get current river levels, flow info, and real-time maps.

Dreamflows (DF)
- CA Data Exchange Center (DWR)