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

Folsom Tap House & Sports Bar

Folsom Tap House & Sports Bar is a bustling sports pub with a wide selection of craft beers on tap, traditional American meals, and numerous televisions. It has a friendly staff and lively ambiance.

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...

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...

Sutter Club Sports Bar

Sutter Club Sports Bar is a pub bar in Folsom, CA, that serves a wide selection of beers on tap, crafted beers, and more. Plus, it has a hometown feel that makes the atmosphere relaxing.

Farmers Market - Folsom Station Plaza

Farmers Market at Folsom Station Plaza is open every Saturday from 8 am to 1pm. Enjoy 50+ vendors with live entertainment, car showed, art works, antique fairs, and craft fairs.

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Folsom Lake Weather Forecast


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