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City of Folsom

Most commonly known as home to the infamous Folsom State Prison, the City of Folsom is located along the beautiful American River Parkway in Northern California. Its roots date back to the gold rush, and the old downtown streets still echo the essence of a western frontier mining town.

Outdoor enthusiasts find everything they need in Folsom to feed their passion for an active lifestyle. Water lovers from all over flock to Folsom for white water rafting in the American River and boating on Folsom Lake. The 50 miles of bike trails winding in and around the city, and an exceptionally temperate climate, mean cycling, running, and hiking are year round sports.

Due to its ideal location between Sacramento and Tahoe, travelers along the Highway 50 corridor consider Folsom the perfect place to stop and do some shopping or grab a bite to eat. Premium shopping, award-winning dining, and over 100 foothill area wineries are just a few reasons Folsom is a favorite destination for locals and tourists alike.

Johnny Cash Trail | City of Folsom

City of Folsom

Folsom is a forward-looking city and a high-tech town, with firms ranging from small business to large international corporations. Folsom also boasts excellent schools, beautiful family-oriented neighborhoods and outstanding shopping, dining and cultural options.


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Folsom Arts Association

The Folsom Arts Association (FAA) is a non-profit visual arts group whose objectives are to culturally enrich the Folsom community through multi-media exhibits, lecture series, outreach projects in schools, and to provide opportunities of support for the artistic talents of its members. The Folsom Arts Association is open to all artists and supporters living in the greater Folsom area.


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Folsom Chamber of Commerce

Since 1946, the Chamber has been a voluntary partnership of business and professional people working together to build and maintain a healthy economy and superior quality of life in Folsom.


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Folsom Tourism Bureau

The Folsom Tourism Bureau is dedicated to the development of Folsom as a destination for visitors. This includes promotion of the city’s attributes, in addition to creating an infrastructure for providing information, tour packages, events and other aspects necessary for a quality visitor experience.


Johnny Cash Trail | Folsom State Prison

Folsom State Prison

Folsom State Prison is California's second-oldest prison, and one of the nation's first maximum-security prisons, built in the decades following the California Gold Rush.