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Folsom Dam, CA

Bureau of Reclamation

Folsom Dam

Settlement of the basin began about 1844. In 1848, discovery of gold near the present site of Coloma precipitated a great influx of gold seekers from all parts of the country. At the height of the gold...[more]

Address

Central CA Area Office
7794 Folsom Dam Road
Folsom, CA 95630-1799
Phone:916.988.1707

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Directions

From Sacramento take US 50 towards South Lake Tahoe. Exit at FolsomBlvd/Folsom exit. Left onto Folsom Blvd 6 miles into Old Town Folsom area. Road becomes Leidesdorff St. Turn left onto Riley Street and proceed across the bridge to Auburn-Folsom Road. Turn right and proceed 1.5 miles. Turn right at Main Entrance Gate.

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