Beal's Point Campground

Folsom Lake

Folsom Lake

Beals Point Campground, Folsom Lake, CA

Beal's Point Campground

Folsom Lake
Attractions and Activities

Folsom Lake is a popular boating recreation destination for nearby Sacramento residents as well as from around the state.

  • Water ski, jet ski, sail, cruise, and fish on more than 11,000 acres of water.
  • Launch your boat at one of several ramps; rent boats at various spots around the lake
  • Enjoy picnics at Folsom Point, Granite Bay, Beals Point, or Peninsula Campground.
  • Horseback ride along miles of trails. Find an equestrian Staging Area at Granite Bay with hitching rails and water trough; also find staging areas at Rattlesnake Bar, Brown's Ravine, Falcon Crest, and Sterling Pointe.
  • Ninety-five miles of trails for bicyclists, runners, horseback riders, and hikers..
  • Stroll along the Oaks Nature Trails
  • Cycle on the paved bike trail connecting Beals Point to the American River Hike & Bike Trail
  • Visit the Sacramento State Aquatic Center at nearby Lake Natoma.

Key Campground Regulations

  1. Generators may only be operated between 10 AM and 8 PM.
  2. Water is in short supply during California's drought.
  3. Dogs must be on leash and always attended. At night they must be in a tent or vehicle.

Beal's Point Campground

Beal's Point Campground is the most popular of the campgrounds around Folsom Lake. Spread along the west shore of Folsom Lake, the campground is a favorite with boaters and other lake visitors who appreciate all of the great amenities at the campground and its proximity to the lake. Visitors enjoy wading, swimming, boating, water skiing, fishing, cycling, and just relaxing around the lake's edge.

Beal's Point Campground has 64 family-size campsites. Seventeen are designated for RVs or trailers only. Some of those sites have full hook-ups. Nineteen campsites are limited to tents only. The remainder of the sites can accommodate RVs, trailers, or tents. Some of them have non-specific reservations, which means campers will be assigned a spot upon arrival.

Campground Basics
Location: Off Auburn-Folsom Road, south of Douglas Blvd.
Elevation: 460 feet
Mileage from gateway city: Sacramento - 20 miles
Number of Sites: 64
Open - Closed: open year-round
Max. People per Site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 1 vehicle and 1 legally towed vehicle (fee for additional vehicle)
Pets: on leash, always attended
Information: (916) 988-0205

Reservations available available year-round
Booking Window: Reservations taken from 2 days up to 7 months in advance of arrival.
New dates are released in 1-month blocks on the first of each month.
Maximum RV/trailer Length: 31 feet
Wheelchair accessible Sites: #65, 67
Fees: Standard site - $33 per night ($28 off-season)
Hook-up sites - $58 ($48 off-season)
Reservations: Beal's Point Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, check-out Noon

Beal's Point Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, fire ring with grill, some sites with full hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, tap water, snack bar, beach equipment rentals
Showers: Yes
Dump station: Yes
Campgrounds Map: Beal's Point Campground Map
Nearby attractions: Folsom Lake with boating, water skiing, fishing, a marina, launch ramps, boat rentals; Lake Natoma, American River Hike & Bike Trail, the City of Folsom

General Camping Information

Opening and closing dates of campgrounds are only estimates, usually dependent on snow conditions. Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. Check carefully on the reservation website when you make your reservation to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite.

In order to prevent the spread of invasive insects, obtain firewood locally.

Accessible Sites

Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate

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