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Folsom Lake SRA

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Folsom Lake SRA 


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Elevation: 400'
Location: 38.7074, -121.1681 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aron Quiter, M.Morley, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Justin Johnsen on Apr 8, 2012
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Description 

Folsom Lake State Recreation Area is a dam-formed reservoir on the American River, about 25 miles upstream from downtown Sacramento. It is a high popular area for many types of recreation, but for local climbers its draw includes endless short granite boulders, some of which are large enough to offer decent problems. Depending on the time of year and water level, some of these may spend time under water.

Since it is a state area, there is a charge for parking, and parts of it are only open during daylight hours. Camping is available in the park. Fees and hours for different entrances may change from time to time, so the best thing to do is to check the park website. www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=500


Getting There 

Driving from interstates 80 or 50. Biking or walking in looks like a free option.


5 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Folsom Lake SRA:
Finger to Hand   V1+ 5     Boulder, 1 pitch, 18'   Beeks Bight
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Finger to Hand V1+ 5  CA : Sacramento Valley/Foothills : ... : Beeks Bight
this Fun finger jam is the tallest route in the area, starts out with minimal feet but finishes strong and pumpy. All around Great Route...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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