REDWOOD REGIONAL PARK
7867 Redwood Road, Oakland, CA 94619 Directions
Walking, Forest, Recreation Area, Wild Flowers, Horseback Riding, Dogs on Leash, Running, Stream Trail, Wildlife, Nature Trips, Jogging & Birding
Redwood Regional Park has 1,830 acres of park, which also includes other evergreens, pine trees, and grasslands. Horseback riding is accessible on almost 40 miles of trails through the park. The national trail and ridge path of the bay area east bay skyline passes through redwood for part of its 31-mile course. There is a play platform for children about one-quarter mile down Stream Trail from the staging area of Canyon Meadow. It offers four reservable picnic spots ranging from 50 to 150 for groups. Inside the park are many groups of overnight camping areas.
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JOAQUIN MILLER PARK
3590 Sanborn Drive, Oakland, CA 94602 Directions
Running, Picnic, Parks, Forest, Walking Trails, Birding, Dogs on Leash, Jogging, Nature Trips, Wildlife, Equestrians Bicycling & Kid Friendly
Joaquin Miller Park is a 500-acre preserve, and is a lovely hiking spot. The recreation center of the Joaquin miller is an 8,500 square-foot, rustic wood framed, one-story building with glass windows and doors, and a stunning view of the bay. The best of the redwoods on the hilltop is the flat area at the highest point of the extensive trees trail. The first intersection and climb the steep path past the foundations of an old house to hit the road at sunset. It is one of the few open space areas where dogs are allowed in the City of Oakland.
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SIBLEY VOLCANIC REGIONAL PRESERVE
6800 Skyline Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94611 Directions
Wildlife, Forest, Running, Trail, Walking, Kid-Friendly, Birding, Dog-Friendly, Biking, Picnic Area, Nature Trips, Wild Flowers & Mountain
Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve is one of the highest peaks in the world, made up of lava and volcanic debris leftover from a volcano that is 10 million years old. The visitor center at the staging area of the skyline boulevard has displays that demonstrate the geology of the preserve. There is a self-guided brochure in the staging area that illustrates the geological features of the preserve. It is the largest trail within the landscape of the 31-mile east bay.