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Granite Bay Beach

7806 Auburn-Folsom Road, Folsom Lake, Folsom, CA 95630
+1 916-988-0205
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Pool is out of service!

Just moved into town and it's 96°! Pool is out so we headed to check out the lake. Frankly not sure... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2017
Temecula, California
via mobile
Summer time fun.

GB Sate Park can get busy. Boat launches, beaches, horseback riding, hiking, picnics and more. You... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2017
Steve R
Roseville, California
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During the summer, this beach offers jet ski rentals and a snack bar.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Mar 30, 2017
“Summer time fun.”
Aug 8, 2016
“Boating and swimming”
7806 Auburn-Folsom Road, Folsom Lake, Folsom, CA 95630
+1 916-988-0205
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Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

Just moved into town and it's 96°! Pool is out so we headed to check out the lake. Frankly not sure if this is Beals or Granite bay, but they are both on the same lake. This one unfortunately didn't have the sandy beach I...More

Reviewed March 30, 2017

GB Sate Park can get busy. Boat launches, beaches, horseback riding, hiking, picnics and more. You can rent water toys. There's a dirt road that leads around the lake to tucked in spots at the back of the lake where dogs run free, as do...More

1  Thank Steve R
Reviewed August 8, 2016

Clean water, however lake is low, but plenty of water for swimming and boating. Some dead fish and dog droppings on the beach, but since water is low you can find a nice beach.

Thank bkazt
Reviewed July 27, 2016

It's a nice place to visit which offers a very enjoyable experience. The beach is quite clean and well maintained.

Thank Vatsalarya
Reviewed May 24, 2016

Lots of amenities at this beach. A sizable snack bar, plenty of picnic tables, nice gradual slope into the water, plenty of trees for shade. The only drawback is NO ALCOHOL allowed! C'mon, who doesn't want to enjoy cold beer when at the beach?! If...More

2  Thank MarnChar
Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

First time here!! Overwhelmed with how warm the waters and friendly lifeguards on duty. Great place for family reunions, or just a day with grandbabies. Already have plans for another weekend! Happy summer life.

Thank tlmllm
Reviewed April 28, 2015

We normally buy a season pass and take our grandkids here during the warm months. They have a great time and the price is reasonable for the kids to have an outing to the beach once a week.

2  Thank Julie R
Reviewed July 2, 2014

A lot of different beaches and the largest of all of Folsom Lake! Also probably one of cleanest fresh water lakes clarity wise in all of California, yes I have been to most! And you can walk in for free! Only negative and not pertain...More

3  Thank Avram C
Reviewed September 4, 2013

Granite Bay is the best place to launch a boat at Folsom Lake, just take Douglas Blvd. to the east and it dead ends into the entrance of the State Park. Entry fees are modest considering the fun to be had on the other side...More

13  Thank porsche74s
Reviewed November 15, 2012

We love this place. Sometimes we meet up with friends to cookout and swim all day . There's even a boat that comes around with ice ctream and snacks!

5  Thank pippilottaSacramento
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