Parks

Berkeley has over fifty parks, with various amenities including picnic areas, sports facilities, and more. Please follow the park rules when you visit.

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Aquatic Park 80 Bolivar Dr Berkeley, CA 94710

Aquatic park features a large lagoon for boating, as well as walking and biking trails, reservable picnic areas, and frisbee golf.

Bateman Mall Park 3027 Colby St, Berkeley, CA 94705

Bateman Mall Park offers a large grassy area with a tot play area surrounded by trees.  

Bay Trail Along I-80 From Emeryville to Albany Shoreline/West Berkeley

Bay Trail would provide a regional hiking and bicycling trail around the perimeter of the San Francisco and San Pablo Bays, once completed the whole route.

Becky Temko Tot Park 2424 Roosevelt Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703

 Becky Temko Tot Park offers a playground for tots and a picnic area.

Berkeley Rose Garden 1201 Euclid Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94708

Berkeley’s Historic Rose Garden is a regional destination with its 1,500 rose bushes and 250 varieties of roses, along with breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge.

Berkeley Way Mini-Park 1294 Berkeley Way, Berkeley, CA 94702

Berkeley Way Mini-Park offers play areas for both tots and school-age children.

Cedar Rose Park 1300 Rose St, Berkeley, CA 94702

Cedar Rose Park offers many recreational opportunities, such as soccer, basketball, and tennis, along with play areas for both tots and school-age children and nearby community gardens.

César Chávez Park 11 Spinnaker Way, Berkeley, CA 94710

César Chávez Park, built on the site of a former landfill, offers a wide range of recreational opportunities in a marina setting with spectacular views of the three bay bridges, Alcatraz, and Angel Island.

Charlie Dorr Mini Park 2208 Acton St, Berkeley, CA 94702

Charlie Dorr Mini-Park provides a tot playground, picnic areas with gazebo, and lawn area.

Codornices Park 1201 Euclid Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94708

Codornices Park offers a wide array of recreational and play opportunities in a beautiful hillside setting.

Contra Costa Rock Park 869-A Contra Costa Ave, Berkeley, California 94707

Contra Costa Rock Park is one of Berkeley’s rock parks in the Northbrae area, providing beginner level rock climbing, evidence of early Native American Indian life and fantastic views.

Cragmont Rock Park 960 Regal Rd, Berkeley, CA 94708

Cragmont Rock Park is one of Berkeley’s rock parks in the Northbrae area, providing great views and challenges for rock climbing beginners.

Dorothy Bolte Park 540 Spruce St, Berkeley, CA 94707

Dorothy Bolte Park, with its beautiful views looking down from the hillside, offers play areas and places to picnic.

Frederick Mini Park 780 Arlington Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707

Frederick Mini-Park offers a simple green area for moments of respite.

George Florence Mini Park 2121 Tenth St, Berkeley, CA 94710

George Florence provides newly renovated playgrounds for tots and school-age children and area to picnic. 

Glendale La Loma Park 1310 La Loma Ave, Berkeley, CA 94708

Glendale-La Loma Park, located on a terraced hillside with great views, offers a variety of opportunities for play and recreation.

Great Stoneface Park 1930 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Berkeley, CA 94707

Great Stoneface Park is one of Berkeley’s rock parks in the Northbrae area, providing great views and challenges for rock climbing beginners.

Greg Brown Mini-Park 1907 Harmon St, Berkeley, CA 94703

Greg Brown Park offers a variety of opportunities for play and recreation.

Grizzly Peak Park 50 Whitaker Ave, Berkeley, CA 94708

 Grizzly Peak Park provides a half basketball court, slide, sandpit, and picnic table.

Grotto Rock Park 879 Santa Barbara Rd, Berkeley, CA 94707

Grotto Rock Park is one of Berkeley’s rock parks in the Northbrae area, providing great views and challenges for early-level rock climbing.

Grove Park 1730 Oregon Street, Berkeley, CA 94703

Grove Park offers recreational opportunities, including ball fields, tennis courts, basketball courts, and a gym, as well as tot and school-age play areas.

Halcyon Commons Park 3039 Halcyon Ct, Berkeley, CA 94705

Halcyon Commons is a community-designed mini-park featuring a large grassy area surrounded by flowering shrubs and trees, a picnic area, and a tire swing.

Harrison Park 1100 Fourth St, Berkeley, CA 94710

Harrison Park provides recreational opportunities at two fields for different field sports and nearby skateboarding and in-line skating at the Skate Park.

Haskell-Mabel Mini Park 1255 Haskell St, Berkeley, CA 94702

Haskell-Mabel Mini-Park offers a tot and school-age play area with a unique stonewall with stair and ramp access.

Horseshoe Park 101 Seawall Dr, Berkeley, CA 94710

Horseshoe Park offers protection from the west winds and a wonderful view across the harbor to the East Bay hills.

Indian Rock Park 950 Indian Rock Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707

Indian Rock Park is one of Berkeley’s rock parks in the Northbrae area, providing great views and challenges for early-level rock climbing.

James Kenney Park 1720 Eighth St, Berkeley, CA 94710

James Kenney Park offers a variety of recreational opportunities, including ball fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, and a gym, as well as tot and school-age play areas.  

John Hinkel Park 41 Somerset Pl, Berkeley, CA 94707

John Hinkel Park, located in a beautiful hillside oak grove offers a range of recreational opportunities as well as an amphitheater for outdoor performances. 

John Muir School Park 2941 Claremont Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705

John Muir School Park is managed and maintained by the Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD). By a joint-use agreement between the City of Berkeley and the Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD), John Muir School offers public access to its play areas when school is not in session.

King School Park 1700 Hopkins St, Berkeley, CA 94707

King School Park is owned by the Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD) and maintained by the City of Berkeley. By a joint-use agreement between the City of Berkeley and the Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD), King School offers public access to its play areas, tennis courts, running track, gym, and basketball courts when school is not in session and daytime access to its tot play area.

Le Conte School Park 2221 Russell Street, Berkeley, CA 94705

Le Conte School offers public access to its play areas when school is not in session.

Live Oak Park 1301 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709

Live Oak Park, the site of several community festivals, offers a range of recreational opportunities, with basketball and tennis courts, a community center, and tot and school-age play areas.  

Malcolm X School Park 3081 King St, Berkeley, CA 94703

Malcolm X School offers public access to its play area and basketball court when school is not in session.

Marina Mall 201 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94710

The Marina Mall is the landscaped area in front of the Marina office with views of the shoreline.

Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park 2151 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park, landmarked in 1997 as well as the site of many Berkeley festivals and special events, offers a large lawn for sitting and picnicking along with many special features.

Monkey Island Claremont Blvd, Berkeley, CA 94705

Monkey Island is a flat open lawn area with landscaping providing neighborhood green space.

Mortar Rock Park 901 Indian Rock Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94707

Mortar Rock Park is one of Berkeley’s rock parks in the Northbrae area, providing great views and challenges for early-level rock climbing.

Oak Park 35 Domingo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705

Oak Park is a landscaped open space offers a pleasant place to sit.

Ohlone Park 1701 Hearst Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703

Ohlone Park is a wonderful five-block long stretch of green space. Ohlone includes many recreational activities, tot and school-age play areas, a community garden, and an off-leash dog area.

People's Park 2556 Haste St, Berkeley, CA 94704

People’s Park is owned, managed, and maintained by the University of California and includes a large lawn, community gardens, a basketball court, performance stage, play features for children, and places for sitting.

Presentation Park 2199 California St, Berkeley, CA 94703

Presentation Park is a small open space with lawn and picnic area. The play area is owned by the home owners’ association.

Prince Street Mini Park 1631 Prince St, Berkeley, CA 94703

Prince Street Mini-Park offers opportunities for picnicking and play.

Remillard Park 80 Poppy Lane, Berkeley, CA 94708

Remillard Park offers great views and challenges for early-level rock climbing as well as a school-age play area.

Rosa Parks School Park 920 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94710

Rosa Parks School offers public access to its play areas, gym, and basketball courts when school is not in session.

San Pablo Park 2800 Park St, Berkeley, CA 94702

San Pablo Park offers a wide range of recreational activities for all ages, from baseball and basketball to younger children’s play areas.

Shorebird Park 160 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94710

Shorebird Park, situated along the southern shoreline at the Berkeley Marina provides great views, the fascinating Shorebird Nature Center, picnicking sites, and children’s play areas.

Sixty-Third Street Mini-Park 1615 63rd Street, Berkeley, CA 94703

Sixty-Third Street Mini-Park offers a school-age play area and picnic space.

Solano-Peralta Park 1559 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707

Solano-Peralta Park offers areas for sitting, picnicking, and sand play.

Strawberry Creek Park 1260 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94702

Strawberry Creek Park offers recreational opportunities, including basketball, tennis, and volleyball, as well as a school-age play area and space for picnicking.

Terrace View Park 1421 Queens Road, Berkeley, CA 94708

Terrace View Park, located high in the hills and comprised of three levels, offers a variety of recreational opportunities, space for picnicking, and tot and school-age play areas.

Thousand Oaks School Park 1700-1780 Tacoma Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707

Thousand Oaks School offers public access to the tot lot on its property.

Virginia-McGee Totland 1644 Virginia St, Berkeley, CA 94703

Virginia-McGee Totland offers a wide range of play features for children and houses a clubhouse decorated with a beautiful mural.

Washington School Park  2300 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

Washington School offers public access to its play area and basketball courts when school is not in session.

Willard Park 2730 Hillegass Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705

Willard Park is the main neighborhood park in Southeast Berkeley and includes a large grassy area in addition to a clubhouse and tot lot developed in partnership with the community.