Featured Free Activities

Folsom Dog Parks

Folsom allows leashed dogs in the parks and also provides an off-leash dog park, one area for small dogs and one for large dogs. For more information visit FIDO Field.  photo credit: Liz Grace

American River Bike Trail

Along the American River Parkway is a 32-mile bike trail that begins at Folsom Lake, runs along the American River, and ends at Old Town Sacramento. Officially named the Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail, most people know the trail as the American River Bike Trail. For a map of the bike trail, visit Trimble Outdoors. photo […]

Village Park

Village Park is nestled in the middle of Old Town Fair Oaks where wild chicken roam freely. A fun thing to do with kids is to get a bag of feed from the nearby Oaks Hardware store and then walk over to Village Park to feed the chicken. Visit the Fair Oaks Parks and Rec website […]

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Featured Historical Places

Sutter’s Fort

Sutter’s Fort State Historical Park is a Sacramento Historical Site in the heart of Sacramento and is the oldest restored fort in the United States. For more information, visit Sutter’s Fort SHP.

Gold Bug Park and Mine

The Gold Bug Park and Mine offers a historical place to hike, tour gold mines, and picnic. For more information about this 61 acre park in Placerville, California, visit Gold Bug Park and Mine. photo credit: neighborhoods.org

Folsom Pioneer Village

You can find the Folsom Pioneer Village in the heart of the Folsom Historic District (next to the Chamber of Commerce). Part of the Folsom History Museum, the Pioneer Village is an outdoor living history site with gold mining, farming equipment, and more. For more information, visit the Folsom Pioneer Village.  

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