Tag Archives: Folsom Lake

Of Water, the Waterfront, Wine and Jazz

Time for another update on what’s going on around Folsom… First, let’s talk about water.

Snow Pack Gets Huge Boost – Is it Enough?

At the end of February, the Sierra Snow Pack was a dismal 22% of normal.

March Miracle? Storms Bring Relief to Folsom Lake

Folsom Lake’s storage has risen by a whopping 78,000 acre feet over the past week,

It’s Hot out There! Learn how to keep your garden healthy, while saving time, water and money!

FREE DIY Drop-in Gardening and Drip Irrigation Workshop Want to learn how to save time,

Folsom Lake – Dam Near Full!

When the Folsom dam operators were releasing massive amounts of water,  many Folsom residents were alarmed.

Folsom Adds Another Gem to Our Trail System

The long-awaited Lake Natoma Water Access and Trail Enhancement officially opens Thursday, April 13 at

Why the Heck is Folsom Lake so Low?

  On Facebook, here on MyFolsom.com, and all around town, people frequently remark that after

Salmon Falls Bridge Trail aka Darrington Trail

Salmon Falls Bridge Trail aka Darrington Trail in El Dorado Hills, CA Article Written By

Folsom Eases Water Restrictions

Folsom, CA – With changing drought conditions, the State Water Resources Control Board approved a

Folsom Lake Water Level Now at 113% of Average

Folsom Lake is now holding about 828,000 acre feet of water, which is about 85%

Folsom Lake Level Looking Good, Relatively Speaking

Folsom Lake begins the new year with 431,178 acre feet of water, which is 90%

Update on the Water Situation

Take a look at the photos above.  On the left we see Folsom Lake as

Folsom Lake Level Highest Since October

Folsom CA: February rain, snow and resulting runoff has brought Folsom lake to 40% of

It’s Official – Governor Brown Declares Drought State of Emergency

Photo: Lea Suzuki, The Chronicle With California facing water shortfalls in the driest year in

Latest Images of Folsom Lake – Old Gravesite and More of What Lies Beneath

Even with the reduction in flow from Folsom Dam, the lake is disappearing at an

Folsom Residents Hold Rain Dance at Lake

With the threat of a drought, even water-rationing looming, the California Catholic Conference of Bishops

A Little Advice on Exploring Folsom Lake’s Once-Hidden Treasures

Mormon Island, Red Bank and Salmon Falls are notable communities which once stood in the

As Folsom Lake Dries Up, City Orders 20% Cutback

Folsom residents and businesses must reduce water use by 20 percent due to a city-wide

Boats Out by August 3

Boat owners who have their boats in Brown’s Ravine have about another week before they

Jr Lifeguard Summer Camp

Looking for some last minute summer camp options? How about Junior Lifeguard Camp? California Parks

Folsom Lake Rising Fast

Recent rains have been very good to Folsom Lake… water levels have risen dramatically in

Let’s Go Fishing

Folsom anglers and weekend warriors… we now have a Fishing Map for Folsom Lake available.

Popular Campground Closing

Peninsula Campground, located at the convergence of the North Fork and South Fork on Folsom Lake, is

Spillway Gates Begin

Folsom Dam’s spillway construction continues with a new phase – spillway gates. Excavation work has

2 Jet Skis Collide

1 man was taken to UCDavis Medical Center following a jet ski crash on Folsom

Drowning at Folsom Lake

A 50-year old man has been recovered by dive teams at Folsom Lake. The man

Hot Temps, Cool Lake

Folsom Lake has been popular with the warm temperatures; however if you go, consider the

Boy Saved By Off-Duty Fire Captain

Captain Eric Lefkove is credited with saving a young man’s life, following a personal watercraft

5 MPH Ban on Lake Lifted

Boaters will be happy to know that the 5 MPH ban is no longer in

Dike Work Begins Soon

Folsom Lake will soon be undergoing some dike work to Dikes 4 and 6 in

Boats Out by August 25

It was fun while it lasted… Folsom Lake Marina was hoping to stay open until

Boat Fire But All OK

An El Dorado Hills family spent the day on Folsom Lake but returned without a

Water Restrictions Over?

The lake is full, and boaters are happy. But what does that make of the

We’ve Got a Full Lake

It’s hard to believe, but Folsom Lake is just about full. 935,000/977,000 acre feet of

Hitting The Lake? Go Early

This is something we haven’t seen in a while: high demand for parking spots at

Boating Race this Weekend

Folsom Lake is pretty full again, and the boaters are taking advantage of it. The

Lake Higher than Last Year

Though it’s not really saying much, the rains this year have made the lake surpass

Bike Cam!

Ever wanted to ride the Folsom bike trails? Here’s a sneak peek of what it’s

HD Video of Folsom Lake

Folsom Lake is rising fast, but it still needs a lot of water to help

Lake is Rising!

Folsom Lake is finally rising… check out some pictures a MyFolsom.com user took while out