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Beals Point

7806 Folsom Auburn Rd, Folsom, CA 95630-1717
+1 916-988-0205
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Nice place for a spring picnic

Nice place to have a beach picnic. Disappointed with some other visitors who leave their garbage... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2017
El Dorado Hills, California
Nice place for a picnic

Nice open space with plenty of picnic tables. Don't come if you're afraid of squirrels. Nice view... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2017
San Francisco
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Three beaches in the Folsom State Recreation Area.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good59%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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7806 Folsom Auburn Rd, Folsom, CA 95630-1717
+1 916-988-0205
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Reviewed May 5, 2017

Nice place to have a beach picnic. Disappointed with some other visitors who leave their garbage; we always try to pick up what we find. It can get very hot here, so we usually don't stay long with our grandkids. Bring loads of sunscreen and...More

Thank WesternAdventurer2C
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

Nice open space with plenty of picnic tables. Don't come if you're afraid of squirrels. Nice view of the lake and the dam.

1  Thank 7,268
Reviewed March 30, 2017

There's many access points to Folsom Lake but Beal's Point and Granite Bay State Parks are the 2 popular sun and water spots. Where Granite Bay is a little busier and a younger crowd (still lots of families), Beal's Point is geared toward get togethers,...More

2  Thank Steve R
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.

Thank GMSue
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.

Thank sgcode3
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

Thank Mike G
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

Thank Hoos B
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...More

1  Thank Kathy H
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....More

1  Thank BirdBard
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.

Thank Monty D
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