Just two hours from the Bay Area or Lake Tahoe, the city of Folsom is located in a prime location for both work and recreation. Bike and pedestrian trails weave throughout the city, connecting residents with local shopping, recreation and the natural beauty of the surrounding environment. A rich, local history of hard work and success provides residents with a sense of community pride making Folsom a clean, beautiful city that residents and visitors enjoy.
The city of Folsom is at the base of the beautiful foothills of the Sierra Nevada. It is about 22 miles from California’s State Capitol. Served by multiple off-ramps from Highway 50 in a region with more than 1.5 million residents, Folsom and its more than 70,000 residents are ready for retail, restaurants, movie theaters and more.
Air Travel and Transport:
Folsom is 11 miles from Mather Field, an FAA-controlled airport with 6,000 and 11,000 foot runways for private and commercial transportation and shipping. Sacramento International Airport is a public airport 34 miles away with two, 8,600 foot runways.
Ground Travel and Transport:
Folsom is adjacent to and features easy ingress and egress from the six-lane US Highway 50, approximately 20 miles east of Sacramento and the junction of Interstate 80 (east/west) and Interstate 5 (north/south). Folsom is well-served by a light rail system that links commuters and consumers from around the region to the city.