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Folsom Lake Moonrise Watch & Swim

Hikers of all levels welcome!

HIKE, SWIM and WATCH the moon rise.
6:30 pm Meet at Cavitt Junior High parking lot
9:30 pm estimated time back at the parking lot

Distance: ~3 miles total (~1.5 miles out and back)

Elevation Gain: ~300 feet

Location: Wilma Cavitt Junior High School
7200 Fuller Drive, Granite Bay, CA

Trail Description: From Willma Cavitt Junior High School (directions below), we will follow the Folsom Lake shoreline east  toward Granite Bay, find a beach, eat dinner, swim, and watch the moon rise.  

Remember to bring:

- Swimsuit and towel

- Picnic dinner

- Plenty of water

- Appropriate clothing and shoes

- Mosquito repellent

- Sunscreen and hat

- Headlamp because we will be walking back in the moonlight

- Dogs okay

Directions / Map:
Take I-80 East
EXIT 103A Douglas Boulevard East
CONTINUE Douglas Boulevard East
RIGHT Auburn Folsom Road
LEFT (at the next street) Fuller Drive
RIGHT into Willma Cavitt Junior High School 
7200 Fuller Drive
Park in the parking lot in front of the school

Contact: Shannon Brinkley[masked]

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  • Shannon B 🌀

    The water was smooth and perfect for swimming. A relaxful evening by the lake.

    August 20, 2013

  • Abbie

    Too late. I'M not going to make it.

    August 20, 2013

  • Abbie

    Too late. I'M not going to make it.

    August 20, 2013

  • Shannon B 🌀

    We're hopng for clear skies tomorrow. Last month was overcast, but the swimming was still great.

    August 19, 2013

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