Folsom Lake Sra Campground

Folsom Lake Sra Campground
Season for Peak Fees: 05/15 to 09/15

New area of 40 foot sites available for reservations YEAR ROUND.Located at the base of the Sierra foothills, the 18,000-acre lake andrecreation area offers opportunities for hiking, biking, running,camping, picnicking, horseback riding, water-skiing and boating.Fishing offers trout, catfish, big and small mouth bass or perch.Visitors can also see the Folsom Powerhouse (once called "the greatestoperative electrical plant on the American continent"), which from1885 to 1952 produced 11,000 volts of electricity for Sacramentoresidents. For cyclists, there is a 32-mile long bicycle path thatconnects Folsom Lake with many Sacramento County parks beforereaching Old Sacramento. The park also includes Lake Natoma,downstream from Folsom Lake, which is popular for crew races, sailing,kayaking and other aquatic sports.

Folsom Lake State Recreation Area Bicycle Path

As noted above, Folsom Lake State Recreation Area's 32-mile long pavedbicycle path links the lake with many other county parks along the waybefore ending in Sacramento. Beginning at Beals Point at the lake toDiscovery Park in Old Sacramento, the trail goes by the southwest cornerof the lake, the west shore of Lake Natoma, and the American River. Thebike path is considered to be one of the finest of its kind in thenation.

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Services

Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Boating
  • Comfort Station
  • Concession
  • Dump Station
  • Fire Rings
  • First Aid Station
  • Fishing
  • Hiking Trail
  • Horseback Riding
  • Iron Ranger
  • Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnicing
  • Ranger Station
  • Restaurant
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Telephone
  • Toilet, Accessible
  • Trails, Bicycle
  • Water Skiing

Directions

Folsom Lake SRA
7806 FOLSOM-AUBURN ROAD
Folsom CA 95630-1797

The park, located near the town of Folsom, can be reached via either Highway 50 or I-80.

 
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