Paradise Beach is located near California State University, Sacramento, on a oxbow bend in the river which creates a cove where cautious swimmers and skimmers can play. The park is a popular destination for swimming families and young adults.
- Alcohol is prohibited year-round at Paradise Beach
How to Get There:
From U.S. 50, take the Howe Ave. off-ramp, heading north. Make a left on Fair Oaks Blvd., then a right on Carlson Drive. You will find Paradise Beach at the intersection of Carlson and Sandburg Drives, over the levee from Glen Hall Park.
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- The most popular activity at Paradise Beach is swimming, although that activity takes place at the swimmer’s own risk.
- Nearby Glenn Hall Park, a City of Sacramento park, offers supervised swimming at the public pool.
- In the off-season, fishing is popular at Paradise Beach.
Hours and Fees:
- The park is open year-round from sunrise to sunset.
- This is a walk-in access, and no entry fees are collected.
Picnics Allowed: Yes
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