Old Salmon Falls Bridge located at Folsom Lake, CA. This gold rush era structure was built in the 1880s. The bridge is usually underwater except in years where Folsom Lake water levels are low.

Old Salmon Falls Bridge located at Folsom Lake, CA. This gold rush era structure was built in the The bridge is usually underwater except in years where Folsom Lake water levels are low.

folsom lake daily water level

folsom lake daily water level

2014: An Epic Year for Climate Change and Other Weather-Related Disasters - CityLab A comparison of water levels at Folsom Lake near Sacramento in 2011 and 2014, courtesy of the California Department of Water Resources.

An Epic Year for Climate Change and Other Weather-Related Disasters - CityLab A comparison of water levels at Folsom Lake near Sacramento in 2011 and courtesy of the California Department of Water Resources.

Reflections of a stump off Doton's point Folsom Lake low water level

Reflections of a stump off Doton's point Folsom Lake low water level

American River Abandon Bridge at the Narrows Exposed by drought water level at Folsom Lake.

This old bridge abutment, revealed by low water lever of Folsom lake on January confirms that there was a suspension bridge pre-dating the Rattlesn.

Folsom Lake - Near Rattlesnake Bar..many weekends skiing. Water level much higher in the 60's

Folsom Lake - Near Rattlesnake Bar.many weekends skiing. Water level much higher in the

Whale of a rock surfacing from muddy Folsom lake bottom, low water level

Whale of a rock surfacing from muddy Folsom lake bottom, low water level

Water officials: Folsom Lake rises 8 feet in a day | News  - KCRA Home STILL way behind but it was a good weekend 2014

Water officials: Folsom Lake rises 8 feet in a day

Full water levels are visible behind the Folsom Dam at Folsom Lake on July 20, 2011, in Folsom, Calif. Low water levels are shown on Aug. 19  in Folsom, Calif.

California drought: Before and after photos show impact

Full water levels are visible behind the Folsom Dam at Folsom Lake on July in Folsom, Calif. Low water levels are shown on Aug. 19 in Folsom, Calif.

Folsom Lake: 'It looks like a desert'

The drought is taking its toll on many of the state reservoirs -- and Folsom Lake is no exception.

Description of . The boat launch ramp at Brown's Ravine is closed as a result of extremely low water levels at Folsom Lake on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, in Folsom, Calif.  (Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group)

The boat launch ramp at Brown's Ravine is closed as a result of extremely low water levels at Folsom Lake on Tuesday, Jan. in Folsom, Calif. (Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group)

This image from 2007 shows the last time water levels were extremely low at Folsom Lake Marina.

Watch a California lake disappear before your eyes in this time lapse video

A time lapse video shows water levels at Folsom Lake in California receding over a four-month period, until the reservoir is practically empty.

Folsom Lake Reservoir Storage Level

Folsom Lake Reservoir Storage Level

Folsom Lake dry spell reveals submerged gold rush town | News - KCRA Home/ I grew up in Sacramento and we used to water ski and have picnics at this lake. My dad drove dump trucks and helped build the dam!! way cool!!!

California's unusually dry fall and winter have dropped water levels so low in Folsom that foundations from a gold rush town have become visible.

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