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Three Hidden Gems in Folsom

The thrill of discovery is alive and well in Folsom. Plenty of surprises exist for all ages, ranging from history to water play. Here are three to check out on your next visit.
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The Murer House

Discover a little bit of Italy in Folsom at the Murer House. This architectural gem, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, features a garden, bocce, and cooking and language classes.

The house, designed in the architectural style of Crespano, Italy, was the work of Giuseppe Murer, who owned the Folsom Hotel and three other buildings in Historic Folsom during the 1920s. Today, it’s open to the public for building and garden tours, events, and classes.

Spray Parks

When the temperature rises, and you want to cool off, head to one of three spray parks in Folsom. These community parks offer a variety of fun water features, including splash pads, a flume, and a creek! Bring the family and enjoy the play structures, bike trails, picnic tables, barbecue, pavilions, and other amenities.

Hinkle Creek Nature Area

Folsom may be a city, but it’s one with an idyllic 36-acre nature area in its center! Enjoy picturesque trails, verdant pastures, and a babbling creek at Hinkle Creek Nature Area. You’ll also find a Nature Center with information and educational programs for all ages.

And that’s just the beginning of everything there is to do and see here. Don’t miss all the other fun things to do in Folsom!

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