Follow MOSQUITO Rd. up to the stop sign about 1/2 mile - turn
Continue up for about 3 miles and then turn left to continuue on
NOTE: At this left MOSQUITO Rd. will split
away from the main road,
If you miss this left thenyou will be on UNION RIDGE RD. If you
youself on UNION RIDGE RD you'll have to backtrack.
Landmark: There are a cluster of signs. They
"Limited Width Bridge 6 Miles"
Follow MOSQUITO RD. down into the canyon.
The road will become a single
lane country road. Very windy, be carefull.
You will cross the AMERICAN RIVER at the
bottom of the canyon (it will
be about 3 miles down to the bridge). The bridge just allows one
car at a time. Proceed up the other side.(about another 3 miles
You will come to a Y in the road- Bear RIGHT
at the Y. This will keep
you on MOSQUITO RD. ( Left is called MOSQUITO CUTOFF.)
MOSQUITO Rd. will reach a T. Dyer Lake will
be in front of you. A White
Farm house will be to the right.
Turn Left at the T onto ROCK CREEK Rd.
Follow ROCK CREEK Rd. past the Airstrip on
the right and Firestation
on the left.
Turn right onto CLAIM St.( big blue and
white house on right)
Follow CLAIM St. around the end of the
Turn left at the Four way intersection onto
Follow SWANSBORO Rd for about 1/2 mile.
SWANSBORO Rd will become a gravel road for
3/10 of a mile.
Turn Right into EverGreen Herb Gardens. The
parking area is to the right.
Note: From Placerville it is about 11 miles
to the gardens. Because
the road is winding, it takes about 30 minutes from Placerville