Granite Beach, Folsom Lake, Granite Bay
From the Bay Area take Interstate 80 east to Douglas Blvd.
From Reno take Interstate 80 west to Douglas Blvd.
Granite Bay State Park on Folsom lake is located at the end of Douglas Blvd, 5-6 miles East of I-80. Turn right at the third stop sign after entering the park for the Granite Beach parking lot. There is a $5 vehicle charge for day-use or $125 for an annual pass.
Rancho Seco Park
From Sacramento, take Highway 99 south to the Twin Cities Road/Highway 104 exit. Go east on Highway 104, 15 miles, to the Rancho Seco Park exit. Take the first right after passing the two towers.
From the Bay Area, take Highway 80 towards Sacramento. Take Highway 99 south towards Stockton. Exit on Highway 104 and head east towards Jackson. Turn right into Rancho Seco Park.
From Sunrise Blvd and Highway 50, head south towards Jackson Highway on Sunrise Blvd. Turn left on Jackson Highway and proceed ~4.5 miles to Dillard Road. Turn right on Dillard Road. Turn left on Clay Station Road. Turn left on Highway 104. Turn right into Rancho Seco Park.
|Rancho Seco Park: Information and reservations (RV, tent and group camping and picnicking): 916-732-4913 (Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)|
Discovery Park, Sacramento
The park is located beside I-5 in downtown Sacramento. From I-5 take the Richards Blvd. off-ramp then go west to get to the South entrance of the park. Signs denote the park’s location from I-5. There is a $5 vehicle charge.