Outdoors Archives - 510 Families

Outdoors

oakland fairyland

Reopening Mar. 19: Children’s Fairyland in Oakland

Reopening with reduced admission prices & limitations: Children’s Fairyland is a beloved storybook theme park for kids under age 8 at Lake Merritt in Oakland.

small dirt bike rider

Dirt World: Richmond’s Free Public BMX Bike Park

The first bike park in the 510, Dirt World is a 2-acre public bicycle terrain park currently under development on the Richmond Greenway in Richmond.

Play in a Secret Corner of SF: The Redwood Grove Playground in McLaren Park

The Redwood Grove Playground is beautiful, discreet, and features a 20-foot slide in San Francisco’s McLaren Park.

Sponsor

abominable snowman yeti hanging from a tree

Find the Yetis on Alameda’s Bay Farm Island

A creative parent on Bay Farm Island, a ten-minute drive from Oakland, has distributed small plush yeti characters in a public scavenger hunt for children to complete.

scottish highland cattle named cowboy

Meet a Giant Furry Cow & a Zonkey at American Made Miniatures Farm

Located in Petaluma, American Made Miniatures Farm Sanctuary is incredible, your kids will beg to revisit for years to come. I brought 6 kids.

bebe troll from bridgeview troll hike

Search for Trolls on Bridgeview Trail in Oakland

The oddball trolls hidden among the majestic redwoods and dripping vines make this small hike much more exciting for children.

Sponsor

Reinhardt Redwood Regional Park: How to Search for Salamanders in Wet Weather

Here’s a mission for your little explorers and instructions on how to have a successful hunt for salamanders in the Oakland hills.

Ardenwood farms

Open with Advance Booking: Fremont’s Ardenwood Historic Farm

Ardenwood Farm is a working farm and a trip back in time, to a place where Laura Ingalls might have lived, without the Minnesota snow.

TEPCO Beach Richmond

Unusual TEPCO Beach in Richmond is Full of Riches

TEPCO Beach in Richmond is strewn with broken ceramics and stunning views of the Bay and Golden Gate Bridge. Best for ages 5+

Sponsor

Enjoying the Little Farm in Tilden Park

Open for Booking: Berkeley’s Little Farm, Free and Fun for All Ages

Tilden Park’s Little Farm is fantastic and free. Reserve your spot to get up-close-and-personal with cows, pigs, chickens, bunnies, and more.

Get the {510} Families weekend planner in your inbox. It's free!

* indicates required

logo
Scroll to Top