The Redwood Grove Playground is beautiful, discreet, and features a 20-foot slide in San Francisco’s McLaren Park.
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.
The Lake Chabot Marina is one freeway exit south of the Oakland Zoo. It offers families a fun, pandemic-safe outing with boats of all kinds available to rent.
With ample parking, a huge field, a creek to explore, a playground, and now, a cafe onsite, Strawberry Creek Park is a perfect destination.
Willow Park is a renovated playground in West Oakland that features two nature-themed play structures for big kids and tots.
Krusi Park in Alameda is a super fun playground to bring both toddlers and school aged kids alike. My four kids asked to go two days in a row!
With kids age two to nine, it is hard to find something for everyone. Here are ten terrific East Bay places that we all love.
From Lafayette to Richmond, Albany, and Berkeley, great paths for any runner with a jogging stroller. Here are 11 interesting places to run with kids.
You’ve gotta see this Palo Alto playground that is truly and uniquely for everyone: all ages, abilities and sizes.
Joaquin Miller Park has stellar views, tons of lizards and plenty of trails to explore with kids.
Have more fun with kids in Oakland, Berkeley, Albany, and Alameda! 510Families.com is the best website for East Bay parents to find kid-friendly activities every day.
Our local events calendar is usually packed with drop-in classes, free storytimes, and festivals. Plan your weekend and your summer vacation: daily articles and a weekend planner help you find what’s fun and free when you need it.