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  • The CSUS (California State University Sacramento) Aquatic Center at Lake Natoma is a joint project facillity between California State Parks, Associated Students of CSUS, the Bureau of Reclamation and the Department of Boating and Waterways. It is located on Lake Natoma, adjacent to the Nimbus Flats area within Folsom Lake State Recreation Area. The street address is 1901 Hazel Ave, Rancho Cordova, CA. The Center is a public facility where different types of boats are for rent, and classes in boating safety are available. Extensive renovations are nearly complete and most of the facilities, including parking, classrooms, docks, and restrooms, are accessible. Low profile docks enable wheelchair users who can self-transfer to rent and use kayaks and canoes.


Accessible Picnic Areas:
Nimbus Flats : Two new accessible picnic areas are located in the area along Lake Natoma at the west end of the California State University of Sacramento (CSUS) Lake Natoma Aquatic and Safety Center. One area fronts Lake Natoma and is sunny, the other is lightly wooded and shaded. Both have numerous accessible tables. Accessible restooms and parking are conveniently located between the two areas. Routes of travel are accessible.

Nimbus Flats Fishing Area : The area along Lake Natoma at the west end of the CSUS Lake Natoma Aquatic and Safety Centerincludes a pier and fishing platform at the far end of the picnic area. The platform is accessibly designed and includes lowered railings for persons who fish from seated positions or those of shorter stature. Parking. Accessible parking, at least six accessible picnic tables, and the accessible designed restroom are nearby. Routes of travel. Paths connecting all these facilities are also accessibly designed.