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Address: 7806 Folsom Auburn Rd, Folsom, CA 95630-1717
Phone Number: +1 916-988-0205
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Three beaches in the Folsom State Recreation Area.

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Beals Point Camping

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 May 2016
Kathy H
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Reno, Nevada
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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 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 23 June 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 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 21 September 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 4 July 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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 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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Folsom, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

This is a great boating and recreational lake, when the water levels are normal. The lake has great water sports and recreational options. There are on-road and off-road biking and hiking trails that start at this location. It has a large beach area as well as shaded and grassy areas but you'll need to arrive early if you want to... More 

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Folsom, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

Great for family and friends for swimming,hiking,camping etc.Easy to locate. Fee for entrance. Life guards on duty during the day. We like it.

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