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Garin Regional Park

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1320 Garin Avenue, Hayward, CA 94544
+1 888-327-2757
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Nice Open "Park"

This is more of a recreation area than it is a park. It is an open grazing area so if walking dogs... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2016
Fremont, California
Good place to go hiking

Parking is $5. A good place to go hiking with dogs. Many people are BBQ there. Many benches and... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2016
Bee-Chun S
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1320 Garin Avenue, Hayward, CA 94544
+1 888-327-2757
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Reviewed November 19, 2016

This is more of a recreation area than it is a park. It is an open grazing area so if walking dogs beware of coming up on cattle. There are several gates to go through, please leave them how you found them, closed. Enjoy being...More

Thank Luv2hikejulie
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Parking is $5. A good place to go hiking with dogs. Many people are BBQ there. Many benches and trees are at the park. There is a nice peaceful lake at the park.

Thank Bee-Chun S
Reviewed June 13, 2016

Great park offering picnic tables, bbq grills and bathrooms! $5 parking fee in summer. Walking trails with great view if you choose to go upward. Good family choice....bring your own Frisbees, badminton etc...there are no playground areas.

Thank kathy z
Reviewed May 8, 2016

Garin is a beautiful example of what California once looked like--open pastures on hillsides, live oaks, and streams. Cattle still graze the steep slopes of the Hayward Hills overlooking the picnic tables and hiking trails. The park hosts a calendar of activities--harvest festivals, apple picking...More

Thank John C
Reviewed April 22, 2016

Garin Regional Park is very close to our house. We love this park, it has a variety of gradients of hills and flats and pretty soothing water sound on section of the trail. It usually not too crowded so it's very peaceful. Especially of the...More

Thank Christine P
Reviewed April 9, 2016

Gavin park is located midway through Hayward just off Mission Blvd, this is a back to nature place it has many paths to walk a nice place to picnic. For a place like Garin park to be located the in city and still be in...More

Thank Brad S
Reviewed April 4, 2016

Nice place to hike; many trails to choose from! The trails vary from wide to narrow, from sunny to shady, and it's in general pretty flat. It's pretty clean too, and there are BBQ pits as well as big grassy areas. The view at the...More

Thank Andrea W
Reviewed February 8, 2016

we come here to hike. it has a good view. families can picnic at the designated area. they also have old farming machineries that are on display at front.

Thank mevenzabat
Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

I under estimated the trails thru Garin. It was the most breath taking experience. Going beyond the gates,u are unaware of the gorgeous views,and the length of the trails. We did the whole stretch,reaching the peak of Garin,and it was exciting. I climbed Mission Peak...More

Thank Lacraig4ever
Reviewed November 11, 2015

Garin and Dry Creek Regional Parks are great for the family and a beautiful view of the Bay! Great walk for me and the dog along the skyline!

Thank djackley
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