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East Bay Regional Park District

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Address: Take 80 from Richmond, Oakland, CA 94605
Phone Number: 510-635-0135
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Activities: Hiking, Walking, Driving
Description: The official designation given to the numerous parks found in Contra Costa...
The official designation given to the numerous parks found in Contra Costa and Alameda counties.
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A wonderful greenbelt

The regional parks form a lovely band of open space at the crest of the hills that separate Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. Tilden Park is my favorite. The drive through the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The regional parks form a lovely band of open space at the crest of the hills that separate Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. Tilden Park is my favorite. The drive through the park offers spectacular vistas of the bay, as well as the trees and green fields. The park has a lake, a miniature railroad, a merry-go-round and a children's... More 

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Berkeley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Having traveled 45 of the 50 states, I think EBRPD is the best local park system in the country. The begin with having some of the most beautiful land to work with, but the staff work hard to maintain incredible park lands. You can enjoy everything from Redwood forests to grasslands to remote hiking trails where you won't see another... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Each of the parks is different. All are very well taken care of for guest amenities - parking, toilets, maps, signage, etc. Most of larger ones have toilets and water stops along the way. Take water and a map incase you get lost, and watch the time...

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Great place to experience the outdoors. Depending on where you start, you can be there in just minutes with great views of the Bay Area, from the waters to Mt. Diablo inland. There's hiking, trail biking, horseback riding, picnic areas, lakes, archery ranges, among others. You can even do overnight camping at some locations.

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Beginning in January 2015, myself and seven like-minded friends started our Wednesday hiking club and commenced a weekly trekking expedition of East Bay Regional Parks. Over the next 16 weeks we completed 16 hikes averaging about 7 miles per hike and enjoyed a wide range of well-maintained trails, breath-taking views, breath-stealing climbs and a lot of fun. In the process... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great place for walking, running, biking, horse back riding, and, best of all, dogs can be off leash! It is a quiet place in the midst of civilization. The hikes are easy, with some hills.

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

There are lots of options from Shoreline access to Farms to Hills to trees for hiking in this two county park system. Lots of hill tops were saved from urbanization by the purchases of several ranches in the beginning. In time farms, mines and shoreline access were added. Most have hiking trails and picnic areas. Visit the EBRP web page... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

I have been walking and hiking in this system for years with dogs and people. It is the very best I have ever experienced for both. I highly recommend using this park system.

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Oakland CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Whether you live here or are visiting, there is nothing like the trip through nature afforded by the many parks in the hills of the East Bay. I'm most familiar with Tilden, Sibley, Huckleberry, and Redwood, all with entrances within a few miles of each other. Dogs are welcome in Sibley, the lower part of Huckleberry, and Redwood off-leash, and... More 

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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Whatever brilliant planning people of yore set aside these parks was brilliant. This mostly interlocking chain of parks stretches (roughly from Point Pinole to Mission Peaks above Fremont. There are over 1,200 miles of trails (many through stands of redwoods) suitable for any fitness level. Throw in picnic areas, campsites (in some parks), fishing (again, in some parks), some interpretive... More 

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Address: Take 80 from Richmond, Oakland, CA 94605
Phone Number: 510-635-0135
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland

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