- The list below includes 243 free or cheap things to do in or near Folsom, California, including 78 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, History Museums and Lake.
- From Lake Natoma to Sutter St., there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Folsom and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Sacramento, Fair Oaks, Citrus Heights and Carmichael.
Ghost Tours of Placerville offer guided tours of the historic and supposedly haunted historic districts in this town, which traces its lineage back to the gold rush days of 1849. The weekend tours must be booked in advance by reservation.
- 5 votes
Placerville, CA 95667 MoreLess Info
Surrounded by pine trees, Jenkinson Lake See Sly Park Recreation Area-Campground offers visitors a campsite with direct access to the lake. Visitors are welcome to fish for smallmouth bass at the lake.
90% 115 votes
Log Cabin Ravine Drive off Bedford Ave., Placerville, CA 95667 MoreLess Info
Pretend to be a miner at Hangtown's Gold Bug Park. Here, you can travel through a recreated mine shaft and learn about mining history. Great for kids and adults, but not for the claustrophobic.
63% 40 votes
400 North Harbor Blvd., West Sacramento, CA 95605 MoreLess Info
Sacramento RiverTrain in California gives visitors an opportunity to enjoy the hidden beauties of California in a unique setting. With themed rides from Murder Mysteries to Great Train Robberies, riders will enjoy three hours of unique entertainment, dining, and a scenic view.
Del Meyer Park is a neighborhood, community-owned public park that offers trails for jogging, walking, and even horseback riding. The wooded park also offers a small picnic area, well-placed park benches, drinking fountains, and public restrooms.
Helping visitors experience life in the Gold Rush era, Hangtown's Gold Bug Park & Mine offers a mining museum, stamp mill, and blacksmith shop to explore. Visitors can go on a self-guided tour of their authentic gold mine.
Capitol City Paintball provides paintball equipment to locals and visitors who enjoy the sport. The store carries a wide selection of paintball guns, paintballs, shields, protective eyewear, accessories and apparel.
100% 1 votes
1728 Lake Washington Blvd, West Sacramento, CA 95691 MoreLess Info
With grassy recreational fields, Emile 'Whitey' Boisclair Park offers visitors outdoor activities like basketball, soccer, and more. The park has picnic areas that visitors can barbecue at and a playground for children.