For over a decade, the nation has recognized Folsom as one of the best places to live. With titles of "One of The Top Cities in California to Raise a Family, "Best Suburbs", and one of the"Best Cities for Young Professionals", both Folsom High School and Vista del Lago High School have been recognized by US News and World Report on the Best High Schools List.
Folsom offers a world of amenities, experiences, history, and culture within just 30 square miles. Distinctive By Nature, Folsom is home to natural amenities that provide a year-round playground for recreational enthusiasts on land and water. Take a stroll through the Palladio or the quaint, historically-rich Old Town and Sutter Street after a morning at the Folsom Zoo. Perhaps do some fishing or take out the boat and paddle boards on either one of the two lakes or the American River. Lace up your favorite [ar of running, hiking or cycling shoes and explore the 52 miles of paved trails and 46 city parks. At night, catch a movie or head to the Harris Center and catch a live stage performance. Only an hour from Lake Tahoe and two hours to the Bay Area, the opportunities are endless.