Located at the base of the scenic Sierra foothills, the lake and recreation area offers opportunities for everyone on a sunny day. Exciting activities you can participate in include hiking, biking, camping, horseback riding, water-skiing, and boating, all while enjoying the lake’s beautiful scenery. If you enjoy fishing, Folsom Lake offers trout, catfish, big and small mouth bass or perch. Make sure to stop by and see the historic Folsom Powerhouse (once called “the greatest operative electrical plant on the American continent”)!

  • Hours Check website for hours of operation
  • Address 7755 Folsom-Auburn Road, Folsom, CA 95630
  • Phone 916-988-0205
  • Website Folsom Lake
  • Equestrian Trails
  • Picnicking
  • Boating

Folsom Lake State Recreation Area is located in the Sierra-Nevada foothills about 25 miles east of Sacramento. The park has multiple entrances most of which are fairly easily accessed by either Interstate 80 to Douglas Boulevard (east), or Highway 50 to Hazel Avenue, or Folsom Boulevard (north). The administrative offices are located at the base of Folsom Dam at the corner.

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