Combination volunteer/career fire district located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in El Dorado County
In the Sierra Nevada Mountains’ foothills in El Dorado County, California, the Garden Valley Fire Protection District is a volunteer/career fire district. Our response area is located around 60 miles west of Lake Tahoe and 50 miles northeast of Sacramento. The area has a diverse natural environment, from pine-covered mountain slopes to grassy oak woods. situated between the middle and south forks of the American River, two significant watersheds.