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Address: 7806 Folsom Auburn Rd, Folsom, CA 95630-1717
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Three beaches in the Folsom State Recreation Area.

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Nice view of Folsom Lake

Nice to see and walk around down by the Lake Area...gives you a great view of what the Lake/Dam area looks like from close up.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 2, 2017
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Fort Bragg, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

Sweet place to camp in the spring. Sheltered from winds off the lake. Plenty of room to relax, walk or ride your bike. Folsom Lake is full of water right now.

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Folsom, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

Nice to see and walk around down by the Lake Area...gives you a great view of what the Lake/Dam area looks like from close up.

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Thank sgcode3
Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

I ran to Beals Point from downtown Folsom on the trails that follow the American River. The trails are smooth and clearly labeled. And I saw Jack Rabbits on the trail! A special treat

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Thank Mike G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

This Campground as vibrant as there's lots of shade around in this summer it does get very hot there's lots of areas to mountain bike ride and hike

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Reno, Nevada
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016

Super easy to find and the campsites are well laid out and not on top of each other. We stayed in an outer loop site. There is a lot of poison oak. The bathrooms were clean and they even have showers. We are headed out on the American River Bikeway which begins right here and goes 32 miles into Sacramento.... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2016

For a late winter or early spring trip, the campground at Beals Point provides a quiet, natural place to camp among oak trees. During an early warm spell on our mid-February tent camping trip, the grass was green and the trees were full of birds. We were not in view of the lake (where water levels were rising). Although we... More 

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2016

Swimming (when there is water,) hiking, and camping are available here. Its also one end of the American River bike trail, you can ride from here to Old Sacramento.

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2015

Unless it's drought conditions, as we are experiencing now, Folsom Lake is a great place to play. Beals Point has a nice campground, a boat launch, picnic areas, restrooms, a large grassy play area and a beach. Not much water activity going on now, but a bike trail and some hiking trails pass through this area, so it's still fun... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

The lake itself was very low, ao tyeee wasnt any way I was getting in it. Lots of people were swimming, though. The full hookup campground area had very little shade and, of course, we went when it was 105 out. What the Folsom area has to offer for everyone is miles and miles of bike paths, water sports, such... More 

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Sacramento
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17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015

This area of Folsom Lake is a great place to swim and to go boating. There is camping nearby as well.

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