- 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.
Located on the site of the now defunct Machado Dairy, the Machado Dairy Park offers a soccer field, a half court basketball court, open green space, and two separate farm themed playgrounds for younger and older children.
Kunsting Park is a 7.8 acre park named after Frank Kunsting, an early Franklin settler and businessman. Attractions include soccer fields, a jogging trail, an open field, a half-court basketball court, and a large picnic area.
Placerville's Apple Hill is a unique produce cooperative, farm and country store. Its apple and pumpkin pies are legendary and must be ordered well in advance of Thanksgiving and Christmas. Apple Hill also has an on-site bakery and Christmas tree farm.
Open since 1948, King's Skate Country Inc provides roller and inline skates to rent for freestyle skating at its indoor rink. The rink has a disco ball that it brings out in conjunction with disco music.