Salmon Falls is a beautiful trail with a little bit of everything. It contains rocky, technical sections, fast, tight and covered single track and beautiful views of Folsom Lake. Early in the season this trail will be bordered with a lot of poison oak, so be careful.
Trail Head: Salmon falls is ~5 miles from Hwy 50 at the El Dorado hills Bllvd exit. Go north, cross Green Valley Rd and contineu straight. At this point the road turns into Salmon Falls road. Continue driving till you get to the bridge that crosses the south fork of the American river. Park either before the bridge or just past it on the left at the trail head.
Elevation gain: ~400 feet one way / ~800 feet out-n-back
Length: 10 miles one way / 20 miles out-n-back