About the 2018 Host City: Folsom

About Folsom

Folsom is an active community at the base of the Sierra Foothills and is well known for cycling, running, and endurance sports. The city serves as the start location of the California International Marathon and has hosted professional sporting events such as the Amgen Tour of California.

Folsom is known for its outdoor appeal, especially to those who enjoy the 40+ miles of paved cycling trails. With its two lakes and waterways, avid water enthusiasts come to Folsom to kayak, swim, sail, and water ski. Visitors can enjoy far more than Folsom’s scenic outdoors as the community offers a vast array of activities including dining, shopping, and entertainment. From the family vacationers to outdoor enthusiasts to the foodie, Folsom has something for everyone making it a popular weekend destination for many.

Things to Do in Folsom

Visit the Folsom Aquatic Center

  • Enjoy a hot shower or recovery swim post event
  • Pass option included in the lodging packages (under 2018 Travel Info).

Try Stand Up Paddle Boarding

  • Test your balance and enjoy some quiet time on the water
  • Pass option included in the lodging packages

Stroll through Historic Folsom

  • Folsom’s Historic District offers a historic charm with modern amenities. Enjoy dining, nightlife and historic buildings in the heart of Folsom. The district is a short walk to the American River and Lake Natoma.

Check out the Folsom Zoo and Sanctuary

  • The Folsom Zoo and Sanctuary, open since 1963, is a safe haven for animals located in Folsom.

Shop until you drop at the Palladio and the Folsom Premium Outlets

Local Bike Shop Partners

2018 Profile Map

For more, check out Visit Folsom