Area Information

The area in and around the Ebbetts Pass Fire District is within the Stanislaus National Forest and private lands in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains and Foothills. The elevation of the District ranges from 2200 to 7000 feet. There are numerous rivers, streams, and lakes for summer enjoyment. The District has one ski/play hill area within its boundaries at Cottage Springs and another, the larger Bear Valley Ski area, is in neighboring Alpine County, just 40 minutes away from Arnold.

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Community programs

From CPR Classes & LifeJacket Loan Programs to our Vial-of-Life Project, the Ebbetts Pass Fire District offers many beneficial programs for our community.

Fire Prevention

Fire prevention starts with you. Creating a "defensible space", having functioning fire extinguishers & smoke detectors, campfire safety and much more.