14N07 to Wentworth Springs (Route)

Fresh Pond, California (El Dorado County)

Last Updated: 09/17/2021
3.3 / 5 ( 4 reviews )
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Typically Open: Year Round
Length: 5.11 miles
Highest Elevation: 6130 feet
Duration: About 30 minutes
Shape of Trail: Connector
Best Direction to Travel: East
Nearest Town: Fresh Pond
Nearest Town w/ Services: Fresh Pond
Official Road Name: 14N07, 14N34, Wentworth Springs Road
Management Agency: Eldorado National Forest
District: Pacific Ranger District


Highlight: 14N07 to Wentworth Springs (Route)
This route to Wentworth Springs sits northeast of Pollock Pines, California, high in the mountains of the Eldorado National Forest. 14N07 to Wentworth Springs is an easy, scenic route traveling through dense forest, crossing multiple creeks, passing through the historic site of Wentworth Springs and ending at not only the Wentworth Campground, but the original beginning of the legendary Rubicon Trail. Those new to off-road will enjoy this route for its scenery, history and mild off-road challenges while more advance wheelers will probably be more focused on the Rubicon Trail at the end.


Route Information

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1. 14N07 Trailhead (0 mi)
Turn east here, off of Wilderness Avenue to start on 14N07.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Fresh Pond, California

Head east on US-50 for 5.3 miles to Ice House Road. Turn left/north on Ice House Road and follow Ice House Road for about 25 miles until it becomes Wentworth Springs Road. Continue straight on Wentworth Springs Road for 2 miles, then turn left on Wilderness Avenue. Follow Wilderness Avenue for 3.3 miles and the trailhead will be on the right.



Trail Reviews (8)

Questions & Answers (2)

Q: A question is currently open I have a Nissan Xterra off road I will not have problems with the snow
–Renny (12/31/2020)
–G. Martin (01/01/2021)
Q: Una pregunta en la actualidad está abierto tengo una Nissan Xterra off road no tendré problemas con la nieve ?
–Renny (12/31/2020)
–G. Martin (12/31/2020)

Writer Information

G. Martin

Mapping Crew - California

G. Martin, gm4x4 on Youtube , is a California native, born and raised in northern California and now living and wheeling in southern California. He enjoys exploring new trails and setting up camp in the remote outdoors. You may come across him in the middle of the Mojave Desert, the mountains of Big Bear, in the central Sierras near Shaver Lake or any other dirty, rocky road in the southwest.
For individual use only, not to be shared.