Contact Us
Directions and mailing address to EBRPD 

Public Meetings
Park District meetings and hearings

2014 EBRPD Fact Sheet

See the Park District's 2013 Fact Sheet

Organizational Chart
See the Park District's organizational chart

Program Guides
Find out things to do in the Park District

Help us by becoming a member today!

Make a Donation
Learn how to make a donation

Volunteer Opportunities
Find out how you can donate your time to the Park District

Get information on permits for special events, beer and wine, etc.

Related online resources and park-related information and resources

About Us

East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) is a system of beautiful public parks and trails in Alameda and Contra Costa counties on the eastern side of San Francisco Bay.



East Bay Regional Park District manages:


The East Bay Regional Park District will preserve a priceless heritage of natural and cultural resources open space, parks and trails for the future and will set aside park areas for enjoyment and healthful recreation for generations to come. An environmental ethic guides us in all that we do. Video: Inspiration and Promise

Core Mission

We will acquire, develop, manage, and maintain a high quality, diverse system of interconnected parklands which balances public usage and education programs with protection and preservation of our natural and cultural resources. The District's mission statements and vision for the future.

Park District Policies

Ordinance 38 | EBRPD Rules and Regulations Link

> Policy for Gifts to An Agency (50 KB, 2pp.) 

> Policy for Receipt and Distribution of Tickets and Passes (39 KB, 2 pp.)

> State of California, Form 802 - Tickets Provided by Agency Report
  (February, 2009 - A Public Document - 110 KB, 2 pp.)

> State of California, Form 801 - Gift to Agency Report
  (June, 2008 - A Public Document - 36 KB, 2 pp.)

> Listing of Filed 801 & 802 Forms Link 

Community Report

> 2012 Community Report (10.3 MB, 2 pp.)

> 2011 Community Report (1.5 MB, 6 pp.)

Economic Benefit Analysis

"Quantifying our Quality of Life: An Economic Analysis of the East Bay's Unique Environment" 
(4.1 MB, 29 pp.)

Regional Economic Analysis (Trends, Year 2000 & Beyond): Final Report (Executive Summary)
(1.3 MB, 63 pp.)


Inspiration and Promise






  • Green Transportation Initiative - California Trails and Greenways Conference: Merit Award
  • City of Lafayette and City of Walnut Creek, Contra Costa Council: Outstanding Collaborative Project - Acalanes Ridge purchase with Muir Heritage Trust
  • California Park and Recreation Society District III: Outstanding partnership - "Nature Day Camps" with City of Dublin
  • “People’s Choice” Awards, East Bay Express, 2011 – Best of:
    Best Deal for Family Fun - East Bay Regional Park District Annual Pass (Regional Parks Foundation)
    Best Fishing Spot - Lake Chabot
    Best Park – Tilden Regional Park
    Best Parks & Trails - Best of the East Bay


  • International Public Management Association : Outstanding Program - EBRPD Internships
  • American Planning Association: Planning Landmark - EBRPD 75th Anniversary
  • California Trails and Greenways Conference: Outstanding Trail Volunteer Program, Ivan Dickson Trail Maintenance Program


  • Alameda County Special Districts Association: Chapter of the Year
  • John Muir Association: Outstanding Public Agency
  • California Trails and Greenways Conference : Outstanding Trails Project - Brushy Peak Regional Preserve
  • Reserve America: America's Top 100 Family Campgrounds
  • Oakland Magazine: Best Hike, Skyline Gate - Redwood Regional Park
  • California Parks and Recreation Society District Three : Partnership Awards
  • California Trails and Greenways Conference: Outstanding Trails Program
  • California Association of Recreation and Park Districts: Best Innovative Program

Social Networking

Connect with us on social media including Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and YouTube.


East Bay Regional Park District sells a number of products with unique park related graphics on them. Please feel free to browse the store and find lots of things you will like! You will be glad to know that 20% of the proceeds will be donated back to the East Bay Regional Park District through the Regional Parks Foundation.
All of the net proceeds will benefit low-income kids going to camp. >


Download: East Bay Regional Park District 2014 Calendar (28 pp. , 1.8 MB)

Frog Naturalist programs Kids on a beach wheelchair enjoying the sun