- 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.
Having been in operation since 1970, the Folsom Valley Railway is a fun attraction for small children. The miniature train replica takes kids on a ride covering nearly one mile of track and is located near the zoo.
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Sutter St, near the Light Rail Station, Folsom, CA 95630 MoreLess Info
Open seasonally, Folsom's Historic Sutter Street Ice Rink is located in the heart of Folsom's historic district. The rink offers open skating hours, and rents skates with skate assistants for those learning to skate.
The FLB Entertainment Center is a family-owned recreational facility that features a bowling alley, a sports bar, a casino, and a grill. The facility is available for various types of parties and charitable events.
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American River Bike Trail, Orangevale, CA 95662 MoreLess Info
With two campgrounds, Negro Bar Recreation Area provides for an array of outdoor activities. Along with camping, families can enjoy hiking and bicycling along with water sports like kayaking, paddleboarding and boating.
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611 Riverbend Parkway (Lincoln Ave), Orange, CA MoreLess Info
Named for an Orange councilman, Steve Ambriz Memorial Park opened in 2012 on 10.5 acres and connects to the Santa Ana River Trail. The park has walking and biking paths, sports fields and courts, a playground and picnic areas.
At Hillside Training Stables, visitors can learn the basics of horseback riding and grooming with horse trainers. The stables also offers birthday party packages that include a horseback ride for the kids.
Equine enthusiasts can enjoy the amenities offered at Shadow Glen Family Stables. The stables are home to premier boarding spaces, while the company offers guided trail rides and lessons to riders of all skill levels.
At Folly Farms, visitors can take classes to learn the basics of horse care with an experienced trainer, with skills like brushing and leading. Visitors of all riding skill levels can take the classes, including novices.