Due to recent storm damage Henningsen Lotus Park is CLOSED until further notice. For safety reasons, the public is urged not to enter the park.
Parks and Trails
El Dorado County currently has three park locations available for your use and enjoyment:
Bradford Park, Shingle Springs
Henningsen Lotus Park, Lotus
Pioneer Park, Somerset
Our facilities can accommodate ball leagues, weddings, birthdays, classes, meetings, equestrian events, and fundraisers. Our facilities are available on a first come first serve basis (leagues will be formally scheduled). To make a reservation please call (530) 621-5360.
Hot Topics & Helpful Links
Henningsen Lotus Park Improvements Project - Initial Study/Draft Mitigation Negative Declaration. Review and Comment
Volunteer Work Program - Guidlines and Forms
Park and Trail information - GIS tool for providing information on County Parks and Trails as well the status of statewide road closures, maintenance and incidents.
Proposed County Parks
- Bass Lake
- Pollock Pines
Community Service Districts
City of Placerville
El Dorado Hills
Tahoe Paradise Resort Improvement District
Non-Motorized Vehicle Ordinance
Renting our facilities:
Call the Parks office (530) 621-5360 to check Park Availability for the following facilities:
Henningsen Lotus Park (Fields)
Henningsen Lotus Park (Pavilion)
Pioneer Park (Fields)
Pioneer Park (Community Center) - This facility is used by El Dorado County Senior Center Monday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. therefore it is not available for public rental during those hours.
Reservations will be held for two weeks pending application and deposit.
- Application for Park Facility Rental – must be complete or it will be returned
- Certificate of Insurance and Additional Insured Endorsement or a Special Event Insurance Certificate can be purchased through El Dorado County Risk Management. Please call (530) 621-6544 for more information.
- Deposit(s) – refundable when facility is left in a clean condition and any keys are returned. Deposit will be refunded on or about the 15th of each month following your event.
- Rental Fees – used for maintenance and on-going facility improvements
- Written outline of the activity
Cancellations made at least 14 days prior to the event will receive a full refund less a $10 cancellation fee. Cancellations made less than 7 days prior to the event will forfeit all fees. Deposits will be refunded in full.
Proof of a policy of insurance, satisfactory to the El Dorado County Risk Management Department, shall be submitted with fees and deposit(s). Liability insurance of no less than $1,000,000 is required for all events. Failure to provide an adequate Certificate of Insurance and Additional Insured Endorsement will result in cancellation of the event. The County must be named as an additional insured. The following language must be contained on the Certificate of Insurance. The County of El Dorado, its officers, officials, employees and volunteers are included as additional insured, but only insofar as the activities under this agreement are concerned. Special Event Insurance is available for purchase through El Dorado County Risk Management. Please call (530) 621-6544 for more information.
The sale of alcohol is prohibited at all parks. All youth activities require adult supervision.