A 500 acre park in the Oakland hills containing many forested areas, trails, and areas for picnicking and other activities.
A 34-acre living museum featuring one of the most diverse plant collections in the U.S., arranged by region. Also includes a bookstore and a small commercial nursery, profits from which go toward the gardens' operating costs.
A large rose garden with many paths, roses and fountains on the Oakland-Piedmont border which can be reserved for weddings or other events.
A 6,117 acre regional park in Contra Costa County. Perfect for camping and picnicking.
A wilderness camp open June-September.
A large park in the Berkeley hills featuring a 40 foot concrete slide. There is also a creek, full basketball court, baseball fields, picnic areas with barbecues, and a tunnel leading to the Berkeley Rose Garden.
A public park in the Berkeley hills featuring play areas, picnic areas, hiking trail and amphitheater.
A large park in Hayward featuring a merry-go-round and miniature train, among other attractions.
A large lake in the center of Oakland surrounded by trails and parks. Some kinds of boating are allowed.
A historic park in East Oakland and the site of the Peralta house.
A large park in the Berkeley hills featuring many attractions including large nature areas, Lake Anza, a merry-go-round, a steam train, Little Farm, botanic garden and more.
Site of the annual Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton, also features various facilities available for rent.
A waterfront park in Albany that is a great place to walk dogs.