Gardens at Lake Merritt include Japanese, Mediterranean, palm, rhododendron, and Bonsai gardens.
A large lake in the center of Oakland surrounded by trails and parks. Some kinds of boating are allowed.
A large public park in Oakland along the shores of Lake Merritt.
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 small park across from the historic Grand Lake Theater in Oakland which features a central fountain. On Saturdays it is the site of a weekly farmer's market.