Discover Beautiful Moments
Founded in 1934, the East Bay Regional Park District preserves and protects over 121,000 acres of beautiful open space in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Our 73 Regional Parks include critical wildlife habitats, shorelines, lakes, creeks, ranchlands, and historic sites.
Wherever you live in the two counties, there is a beautiful Regional Park within a 15-minute drive. Our Parks Express bus program brings underserved children, school groups, and seniors to the parks, while the Regional Parks Foundation’s Campership program enables low-income youth to attend summer camps. Many of our paved regional trails connect to public transit hubs and amenities.
We work to ensure a healthy and thriving ecosystem that protects wildlife and habitat. We adapt to the changing climate by restoring wetlands, repairing levees, thinning trees, monitoring algae blooms and building park facilities and trails above future 2080 seas levels. Additionally, our parklands remove carbon dioxide from the air, equivalent to the emissions of 60,000 vehicles annually.
There are over 1,250 miles of trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding, as well as picnic areas, campgrounds, swim facilities, and golf courses. As a leader of the Healthy Parks Healthy People movement, we invite you to experience physical, mental, and social health benefits by spending time in nature.