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About this place
The Lafayette Reservoir is an open cut terminal water storage reservoir owned and operated by the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD).
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A nice hour walk around the reservoir. The only drawback: parking is metered :-(
November 19, 2018
Nice place for a walk. It has lots of bathrooms if you need them.
Nice 2.5 mile paved trail with a fantastic kids playground, or longer 5 mile hike along the rim. You can picnic or rent paddleboats too! Has a very local family crowd.
The Lafayette Reservoir is an open-cut man-made terminal water storage reservoir owned and operated by the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD). Completed in 1933, it was intended solely as a standby water supply for EBMUD customers.[a] EBMUD opened the reservoir for public recreation in…