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HISTORY YOU MUST SEE

Known as the place where the west came and stayed, and home to the Historic Railroad Turntable, Historic Folsom is a destination offering a wide variety of things to do. From beautiful scenery to elaborate trails, come get immersed in the magical past of a remarkable town established in 1849.

FOLSOM LAKE

According to the internet, Folsom Lake and the surrounding Folsom Lake State Recreation Area is one of the most visited parks in the California Park System. And according to the eyes, Folsom Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in California. Be sure to pack a large enough picnic when you visit because you’re bound to spend the entire day here. 

RAINBOW BRIDGE

Folsom’s Rainbow Bridge is known for its unusually high level of aesthetic treatment. Having been constructed as the replacement for the Folsom Truss Bridge, an incredible amount of fine detailing was incorporated into the arches and columns. Hovering over the American River, Rainbow Bridge is a great place to view exceptional scenery such as the trail that encircles Lake Natoma for a total round trip of approximately 11 miles.

LAKE NATOMA

Rowing, kayaking or swimming, Lake Natoma makes for one of the greatest recreational lakes in California due to its calm waters. Be prepared for a day full of water and land activity when you visit. Surrounding the brilliant blue abundance is a paved cycling and jogging trail, as well as unpaved equestrian trails.