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


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...

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...

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,...

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


Orangevale Farmers Market

Orangevale Farmers Market provides local produce, fruit, berries, honey, salsa, tamales, eggs, humus, cheese, pasta, gluten-free baked goods, bread, olive oil, and locally made crafts are all available. The...

Palladio 16 Cinema

Palladio 16 Cinema features a 16-screen multiplex in Folsom, California's Palladio district. Experience an ultimate viewing with a full selection of beer and wine on the tap. Also, it features a reclining...

The Kabob House

The Kabob House is located in Folsom, CA. It is a family-owned restaurant that serves traditional Greek dishes. It has beef and vegetable kabobs, garlic chicken breasts, gyros, and many more.

Regal El Dorado Hills & IMAX

Regal El Dorado Hills & IMAX features multiple screens with new release films, comfortable seats, and a snack stand are available at this theater complex. This cinema is not crowded, perfect for a weekend...

FLB Entertainment Center

FLB Entertainment Center is family-owned bowling, sports bar, and casino. It is a recently remodeled bowling alley with comfortable sofas, cutting-edge scoring, and pleasant staff. Guests can watch any game,...

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Folsom Lake Current Weather Alerts

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Folsom Lake Weather Forecast

Wednesday

Sunny

Hi: 87

Wednesday Night

Clear

Lo: 58

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 93

Thursday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 62

Friday

Sunny

Hi: 95

Friday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 59

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 89

Saturday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 57