Oakland’s Vast Outdoors

Oakland features 80 parks to explore the great outdoors. These include two redwood parks; Oakland Redwood Regional Park and Joaquin Miller Park—with thousands of acres of redwood forests (some dating back to the 1880’s); and 1200 miles of hiking trails throughout its 78.5 square miles. The city also features 19 miles of coastline with a Marina, waterfront attractions, trails and parks. Lake Merritt, considered the crown jewel of “The Town” provides a 3-mile radius for walking; running; or cycling. It’s also the only natural saltwater lake in the world located in a city—Oakland!


Varies, many attractions are free


481 Water Street
Oakland, CA 94607

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