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Beals to Granite Bay

 
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5.3 Miles 8.6 Kilometers


75%

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125' 38 m

Ascent

-125' -38 m

Descent

538' 164 m

High

473' 144 m

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A scenic section of Folsom Lake with good beach access in summer.

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Overview

Generally closed after dark.
This well-groomed trail is friendly to all experience levels and provides a bit more interesting terrain than the dead flat sections downstream in the city of Sacramento.
Features: Birding — Fall Colors — Lake — Swimming — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife
Family Friendly: This route is ADA accessible and provides stunning views of Folsom Lake making it interesting for the entire family.
Dogs: Leashed

Need to Know

Admission to park at Beal's Point is $12, unless you have an annual state park pass that specifically includes it; it's a popular local spot.

Description

Part of the trail from Folsom to Granite Bay. It's beginner-friendly, and nice for a swim during triple digit temperatures.

Parking inside the Folsom State Recreation Area is not free, but there is free street parking nearby.

Flora & Fauna

Excellent foothill woodlands and oak savannah wildlife.

Contacts

Land Manager: California State Parks

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Mostly Dry - Great hike. A little mud close to the water, but perfect on the trails.
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