Please Report: Vandalism, Fire, Theft, Illegal mining, Illegal camping, Illegal dumping, OHV use in undesignated areas, Illegal trail building, Harassment or endangerment or injure to another person or animal. Maximum speed for bicycles is 15 mph and 5 mph when passing hikers and horses and when approaching blind hills or curves.
Folsom Lake Recreation Area offers scenic panoramas of open grasslands, rolling hills, the Sierra Nevada, Sacramento Valley and the Bay Area’s Mount Diablo. Folsom Lake State Recreation Area covers 19,500 acres. Its two reservoirs, Folsom and Natoma, attract about two million visitors annually.
Folsom Lake State Recreation Area is located in the Sierra-Nevada foothills about 25 miles east of Sacramento, can be reached via either Highway 50 through Folsom or I-80 through Roseville/Granite Bay. Both Folsom Lake and Lake Natoma have many access points and entrances. The administrative offices are located at the base of Folsom Dam at the corner.
As the days get shorter, so do the hours you can visit your local state park.
Winter hours are 7am to 7pm for most of the park except:
Rattlesnake Bar, Mormon Island, Salmon Falls Raft Take-out, Skunk Hollow, Darrington Bike Lot and Old Salmon Falls
Winter hours are 7am to 6pm.
These hours do not apply to overnight facilities: Campgrounds, Overnight moorings for registered boat campers, Folsom Lake Marina at Brown's Ravine.