Located 25 miles northeast of Sacramento, Orangevale California is a rural, unincorporated community. With rolling hills and amazing views of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, this area was once home to large orange groves and olive orchards. It is situated next to historic Folsom.
Orangevale residents enjoy such activities as horseback riding, hiking, fishing, and boating in nearby Folsom Lake State Recreation Area. Several areas are zoned for horses and orchards, providing a rural environment in the middle of the Sacramento metropolitan area.
Orangevale is all about community with great parks, good schools, and recreation centers for families to enjoy. Festivals include the popular Pow Wow Days, which began in 1963 as a small neighborhood parade. Today, this four-day event includes local vendors, food, entertainment, and more. Orangevale is also known for its delicious cook-offs.
There are great shopping areas in Orangevale, and the downtown area of Sacramento is minutes away. This picturesque community, convenient to the mountains, Lake Folsom, Lake Tahoe and more, is a great location for renting apartments.