Consider Granite Bay’s schools are among the best in the area. The infrastructure is mostly new and attractive. Many types of recreation are offered nearby. It is located on the shores of Folsom lake and has direct access the American River Bike and Nature Trails, and horse trails. If you are a fan of golf check out the Granite Bay Country Club, and at many nearby courses. The area is full of the natural beauty: rolling hills, oak trees and granite rock outcroppings. Granite Bay offers a wide variety of lifestyle choices among the housing developments. You can find everything from horse properties on acreage, and gated estate communities, to modest detached homes and town-homes.