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Folsom Lake State Recreation Area

United States


New area of 40 foot sites available for reservations YEAR ROUND. Located at the base of the Sierra foothills, the 18,000 acre lake and recreation 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 greatest operative electrical plant on the American continent;), which from 1885 to 1952 produced 11,000 volts of electricity for Sacramento residents. For cyclists, there is a 32 mile long bicycle path that connects Folsom Lake with many Sacramento County parks before reaching Old Sacramento. The park also includes Lake Natoma, downstream from Folsom Lake, which is popular for crew races, sailing.

Campgrounds inside Folsom Lake State Recreation Area

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