Groundbreaking For Johnny Cash Bike Trail In Folsom

Fans wearing all black came out for the groundbreaking of the 2.5-mile Johnny Cash trail, which will eventually link El Dorado and Placer Counties to Folsom’s historic district and the American River Parkway.

They got a surprise visit from the singer’s daughter Cindy Cash, who sat in with a cover band and talked.

“It’s part of dad, it defines him to some people. People think he was in prison because he played Folsom prison,” Cash said. “That’s been a myth for his whole career that we’ve had to straighten out.”

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Johnny Cash bike trail groundbreaking

Cindy Cash, daughter of Johnny Cash, poses with a cover band at the groundbreaking of a 2.5-mile bike trail named after the legendary singer. Cody Drabble / Capital Public Radio