Things To Do

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Folsom Parks

Folsom is home to 46 developed parks totaling 261 acres.

Natural and synthetic sport fields | Playgrounds| Indoor Sports Center | Basketball, Tennis, Volleyball and Pickleball Courts | Water Features | Picnic Areas



More than 95 scenic trail miles and over 50 miles of paved bike trails traverse the Folsom area's wide assortment of waterways and lakes, offering scenic vistas and relaxing surroundings for running, cycling, mountain biking, and hiking.

Folsom aquatic center

Open year-round offering Olympic size lap pool, water slides & more.

Folsom prison museum

The world famous Folsom Prison put Folsom on the map. You can still discover the reason for Johnny Cash's "Blues" at Folsom State Prison and learn more about it’s rich history.

Historic folsom

The Historic District is the heart of Folsom, rich in history and bursting with energy since the 1850's.

Enjoy Folsom’s history by visiting the Folsom History Museum, Pioneer Village, The Folsom Railroad Museum, and the Historic Railroad Turntable. 

Shopping, dining, music, and more.



The host of live theater, music, touring Off-Broadway productions and a variety of internationally known actors, musicians and speakers right here in Folsom.


The Palladio at Broadstone is an outdoor lifestyle center that offers world class retail and is home to your favorite stores.




The world’s finest outlet shopping. Save 25% to 65% every day on designer and name brands including Coach, Gap Outlet, Nike and Polo Ralph Lauren.

folsom zoo

This is not a “mainstream” zoo. Rather, it is a sanctuary in management and philosophy. Visit these unique residents of the sanctuary and learn more about the native animals of this area.




Enjoy indoor and outdoor basketball, indoor and outdoor soccer, indoor volleyball, and indoor batting cages for sports enthusiasts of all ages. Open during the week for drop-in play.

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monthly events in folsom

There is always something to do in Folsom with new events each month!