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Best hiking in the Bay Area

The East Bay Regional Parks are a undiscovered resource in the Bay Area. Best, well-marked... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Deb L
Love all the parks that are part of this Park district.

Crockett regional park was where we were today - a nice walk along the ridge overlooking the... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Martinez, California
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The official designation given to the numerous parks found in Contra Costa and Alameda counties.
Take 80 from Richmond, Oakland, CA 94605
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

The East Bay Regional Parks are a undiscovered resource in the Bay Area. Best, well-marked, beautiful hiking trails. Some are dog-friendly, with leash or onleash. Just follow the rules. We are family members of the EBRPD on an annual basis so we don't have to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Crockett regional park was where we were today - a nice walk along the ridge overlooking the Carquinez Strait.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Martinezman1025
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Dogs are out of control in these parks. They should be banned. Can't even hike i peace without worrying about aggressive dogs and their irresponsible owners

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kembara2010
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Swimming, hiking, jogging, picnicking, getting married at and viewing Lake Temescal is just wonderful!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank joelfreid
Reviewed 18 March 2018

The parks district has something for everyone. Hiking, picnics, horseback, merry go round, boating, swimming. Even golf. And very cheap to free. Well maintained trails - lots of choices to get away - all along the East Bay.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank i-witness30
Reviewed 11 January 2018

I grew up hiking many trails in the East Bay Regional Park District and to this day it's one of my favorite activities. There are such a variety of trails in terms of scenery, distance, and difficulty level and they all have free parking and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank juliag00lia13
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Redwood Park along with others in the Park District are outstanding outdoor areas. There's a feeling of being far away from the urban noise and yet close enough to a short 1/2 day to full day trip.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Robert E C
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Love having the opportunity to visit all these amazing parks. In fact, that's the best thing about living in Oakland having all these parks nearby. I still have lots to explore but so far have been happy to try out East Bay hikes with hubby...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Heliana M
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This park system is huge, and there is a lot here. Lakes, hiking, biking, ball fields. And some reservoirs. Very important to the region.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Climbing Inspiration Point is special when it's a beautiful day. You can hike as long as you wish and however long it is is just right.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 22Janjim20
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