Folsom Lake

Folsom Lake is nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in El Dorado, Placer, and Sacramento Counties about 25 miles northeast of Sacramento in the Central Valley of California. Folsom Lake covers 1,500 acres with 75 miles of shoreline and a maximum depth of 250 feet when it is full. The United States Bureau of Reclamation manages the Folsom Project, which includes the Nimbus afterbay reservoir and dam facilities two miles southwest of Folsom Lake, which provides flood control, hydroelectricity, drinking water, and irrigation.  More Lake Information

Folsom Lake Camping

Beals Point Recreation Area

Beals Point Recreation Area is an excellent place for tent pitching. It allows overnight camping with barbecue pits, picnic tables, a snack bar that offer beach equipment rentals such as kayaks, paddleboards,...

Peninsula Campground

The Peninsula Campground is located on the east side of Folsom Lake that offers 100 campsites with a maximum of 8 persons per site. The campsite is mixed with tent and RV sites. Non-specific reservations are...

Negro Bar Group Camp

Negro Bar Group Camp features three group tent-only sites. Two locations can hold up to 50 people and 25 vehicles apiece. The alternative gathering spot can hold up to 25 people and 12 cars. The amenities are...

Folsom Lake Marinas

Folsom Lake Marina

Folsom Lake Marina is located in El Dorado Hills, CA, that features slips rentals, boat, kayak rentals, pontoon rentals, and dry storage. The marina is guarded 24 hours a day with access to the park. All...

Folsom Lake What To Do

Palladio LUXE Cinema

Palladio LUXE Cinema is a luxury cinema located in Folsom, CA. It features luxury electric recliners with a full bar, cocktail lounge, and an outdoor patio. The service here is good with lovely staff and a...

Shady Oaks Disc Golf Course

Shady Oaks Disc Golf Course features an 18 hole course with a fun and challenging course. It has a concrete tees, creeks, and cool paths. This place is perfect for beginners and pro golfers. There is also a...

Ambiance Boutique

A beautiful boutique in Folsom, CA, that features cute stuff, jewelry, clothing, home decor, accessories, bags, and many more is within your reach. Ambiance Boutique's atmosphere is cozy, which would make you...

Gold Miner Cafe

Gold Miner Cafe serves a home country style of food. All foods served are homemade, such as soups, sauces, gravies, buns, Cinnamon rolls, and many more. It has great customer service at a reasonable price.

Powerhouse Pub

Powerhouse Pub is a perfect venue for live music, DJ shows, and karaoke nights. Also, this is an iconic destination for some good drinks with family and friends. It has a reasonable price and has a comfortable...

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