Thinking of buying a home in the Folsom, CA area?
Folsom is a town in Sacramento County, California, United States. It is commonly known for Folsom Prison, the song “Folsom Prison Blues” and Folsom Lake. Folsom is part of the Sacramento−Arden-Arcade−Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area. Folsom is home to Folsom Lake College, Folsom Dam, Folsom Lake, Folsom High School, Vista del Lago High School and a historic district. Folsom is also home to the largest private employer in the Sacramento area, Intel.
Folsom is home to 32 miles of bike trails including the Humbug-Willow Creek Trail. This particular trail system follows both Humbug and Willow Creeks, and passes through several traces of dredge tailings and riparian forests. Folsom is also the endpoint of the American River Bike Trail, which starts in Sacramento. Folsom Lake Recreational Area has a wide range of off-road biking and hiking trails. A few of the more popular trails include the American River Trail, Pioneer Express Trail, Sweetwater Trail, and Rattlesnake Bar-Horseshoe Bar Trail. These trails are more strenuous and range from 2 miles to 10 mile hiking trails, and offer amazing views of Folsom Lake, surrounding trees and vegetation, as well as wildlife.