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Top park recommendations from locals

Park
“Visit secret labyrinths in the heart of a volcanic preserve in the Oakland hills. Really beautiful spot for an easy hike. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Train
“Tilden Park has something for everyone. Miles of hiking trails among the east bay hills, a merry-go-round and steam trains and little-farm for the youngsters, botanical gardens, a golf course, a lake....just a fantastic regional park.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Park
“The next closest regional park from the cottage (approximately .5 mile). It is located on the left hand side of the road about .25 miles past the entrance to Sibley. There's a great 45-60 minute self guided loop trail just inside the park.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Park
“The Park has great kid-frindly equipment, with a large "tot-lot" and a separate area with larger equipment for older children. There are also tennis Courts, a grassy field, too much to list!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Park
“The walk is around a peaceful reservoir. The water is clean and a fun place to be. There are usually people with their dogs making the walk around the trail. There are paddleboat rentals and picnic areas.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Great for all the family, Steam trains, carousel, The Little Farm, Lake Anza. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“This leafy 12-acre park offers a playing field, a horseshoe pit & a BBQ area with picnic tables. Skate park, basketball courts, volleyball and kids play area; great family park. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Park
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“It is a landmark that shows what a community is capable of creating all with volunteer. This place produced lots of vegetables during the growing season as well as eggs, plenty to share with the members and extra for the needy. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Other Great Outdoors
“Grab a spot at one of the lookout points on Grizzly Peak to see sweeping views of the bay and San Francisco. Watch a sunset, the fog roll in or out, or simple take it all in!”
  • 1 local recommends