As of April 2021, both playgrounds are open! Come check out the fabulous new play structures and play spaces.
There are so many features to explore at Codornices Park in Berkeley that my experience of it has changed completely as my kids have grown older. We find new parts to enjoy with every visit.
One unique feature of the colorful Heather Farm playground in Walnut Creek is a set of turf covered mounds that children can slide down on.
Cedar-Rose Park in North Berkeley has a little fenced-in tot lot, wide open field, and big kid playground making it a great option for mixed ages.
Dream Land in the Aquatic Park area of Berkeley is a whimsical and adventurous playground that will inspire and excite your little ones’ senses.
Taking our kids to Angel Island was like a mini vacation with a little of everything: boat ride (fun!), exercise, drinks, AND beautiful scenery.
Lake Temescal and Lake Anza are open weekends until Memorial Day, then daily all summer. But wait! Check the water quality before you go.
Wear athletic shoes and bring a camera because Berkeley’s Indian Rock will make you want to scale it and start snapping pictures immediately.
Rock City is a fun place to explore, climb, and maybe even spot tarantulas!
This Oakland playground is filled on Sundays with folks who have walked over from the Farmer’s Market. Try it any day of the week!
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.