El Dorado Hills weather is ideal for pedestrian and on foot travel and dog walkers will enjoy mild winters and temperate summers. Winter temperatures are usually above freezing, although there are more frequent rainy days during winter months. A light rain jacket will keep people and their pups dry on wet winter days. Summer temperatures are usually quite comfortable and dry with few rainy days in Oakridge Village during summer months. When the mercury does climb, avoid overexerting yourself or your canine companion on the steep hills in the neighborhood.
Residential streets wind through the neighborhood and have sidewalks to keep pedestrians from having to share the road with local traffic. Homes in the area are mid-sized and recently developed with beautifully landscaped properties. There are natural and ornamental trees, shrubs, and lawns with a variety of landscaping features to accommodate the steep terrain.
The large natural area to the south provides more open land and the high school to the east has more developed manicured grounds with sports fields and facilities as does the recreational grounds to the north.
To the north, the recreation grounds have paved trails running off the nature trail and the El Dorado Hills Dog Park is located nearby. This off-leash dog park has separate enclosed off-leash areas for large and small dogs with toys, drinking fountains, and waste disposal supplies.
Other parks within walking distance include Parkview Heights Park and Reid White Memorial Park. Parkview is a heavily treed park with a playground and Reid White Memorial Park has a small pond and lots of beautiful shade trees. Paved paths through the park make ideal greenways for walking your dog.