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Located about 20 miles east of Sacramento, Folsom offers year-round recreation at Folsom Lake, Lake Natoma and the American River, which bound the city. One of Northern California’s most popular recreational spots, Folsom Lake, is an 18,000-acre man made lake that draws more than 2 million visitors a year. In addition to water sports, The Folsom Lake State Recreation Area offers opportunities for camping, hiking, horseback riding and picnicking. The city boasts a network of over 43 miles of trails that meander through open space, woodlands and wildlife habitats. Folsom residents also enjoy over 46 parks featuring facilities and activities for all ages. Nearly every home in the city is located within a half-mile radius of a park.
Folsom was born in the boom times of the Gold Rush and was the site of the first passenger rail system west of the Rockies. The city’s colorful past can be revisited at Folsom’s Old Town, where Gold Rush-era buildings, wooden sidewalks and historic landmarks blend with an eclectic mix of antique stores, gift shops, art galleries and restaurants. Shopping and dining opportunities abound at retail centers throughout the city including the upscale Palladio outdoor mall.
Students in Folsom are served by the highly rated Folsom Cordova Unified School District. For higher education, Folsom Lake Community College is one of the fastest growing in the country and is home the Harris Center, a regional arts center which features world-class entertainment.
Family-oriented Folsom offers a strong sense of community and an outstanding quality of life. It’s a city where residents can live, work, play, set down roots—and enjoy life to its fullest.