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Park Closures and Notices

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Park & Trail Closure Information - Listed by Facility

Antioch/Oakley Regional Shoreline

No closures at this time.

Alameda Creek Regional Trail 

No closures at this time.

Alamo Canal Trail 

No closures at this time.

Anthony Chabot Regional Park

As of December 16, 2014, a fallen tree has partially blocked Horseshoe Trail. Trail users should decrease speed and use caution on the trail until staff is able to remove the tree.

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Big Break Regional Shoreline

No closures at this time.

Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve 

No closures at this time.

Carquinez Strait Regional Shoreline

No closures at this time.

Castle Rock Regional Recreation Area

No closures at this time.

Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve

No closures at this time.

Contra Costa Canal Trail

No closures at this time.

Contra Loma Regional Park

No closures at this time.

Coyote Hills Regional Park

No closures at this time.

Crown Memorial State Beach

No closures at this time.

Cull Canyon Regional Recreation Area

No closures at this time.

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Delta de Anza Regional Trail 

As of December 12, 2014, the Delta de Anza Regional Trail between, Neroly in Oakley and Mendota Way in Antioch, is closed until further notice due to flooding.

Diablo Foothills Regional Park 

No closures at this time.

Del Valle Regional Park

Due to unsafe trail conditions, the East Shore Trail, also known as the Dog Run Trail right next to the Boat Launch, will be closed until further notice starting Monday, December 8. A broken water line caused some collapsing along the trail and there is the possibility of more collapses. 

Reservations for activities at Del Valle Regional Park are open. Due to water use restrictions, the campground will only be opening half of the sites usually available at this time of year. For more information on which sites are available, please visit ReserveAmerica.com or call the Reservations Department at 888-327-2757, option 2.  

Anticipated low lake levels will impact the Park’s ability to maintain basic sanitary services for restrooms and drinking water. Drought conditions will also impact adequate fire protection resources and access to recreational uses at the lake.

Park Visitors should be aware that even though the park is open, drought conditions are in effect: lawns will be brown and lake levels may be too low for swimming, boating or fishing in some areas. Please check back for regular drought and lake level updates for all Regional parks.

Garin/Dry Creek Regional Park

No closures at this time.

Hayward Regional Shoreline

The Bay Trail at Hayward Regional Shoreline will be closed from Bockman Channel to Sulphur Creek December 19, 22, 23 and 29 through 31, for emergency levee repairs.

The Eden Landing Bay Trail will be closed on the following dates to allow for the California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife to offer waterfowl hunting opportunities on its property at the Eden Landing Ecological Reserve. The trail and staging area will be closed on these hunt dates: Saturday, Dec. 20, Saturday, Jan. 3, Thursday, Jan. 8, Thursday, Jan. 15, and Saturday, Jan. 24.

Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve

No closures at this time. 

Iron Horse Regional Trail

No closures at this time.

Kennedy Grove Regional Recreation Area

No closures at this time. 

Lafayette-Moraga Regional Trail

 No closures at this time.

Lake Chabot Regional Park

Although swimming and water contact is not permitted at Lake Chabot, due to the presence of Blue-green algae in the lake it is recommended that visitors avoid all skin contact with lake water; supervise your children and pets, especially dogs, at all times to keep them away from the water; and if your skin touches the water, rinse with tap water. Enjoy our lake and stay safe. Download: Information Flyer Adobe Acrobat PDF

Las Trampas Regional Wilderness

The Bollinger Creek Loop Trail is closed south of the equestrian parking area at the end of Bollinger Canyon Road. This closure will last indefinitely.

Marsh Creek Regional Trail

No closures at this time.

Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline Park

As of November 25, 2014, the right side boat launch dock (south side) at the south Doolittle Dr. parking area in Martin Luther King Regional Shoreline is closed until it is repaired and made safe for public use. One piling on the dock has deteriorated and is now hollow subsequently  causing the closure because of structural damage. 

As of Monday, September 2, 2013, the boardwalk at Arrowhead Marsh is closed due to structural damage. The boardwalk will remain closed until further notice and will reopen as soon as it is made accessible and safe for public use.

Martinez Regional Shoreline

No closures at this time.  

Miller/Knox Regional Shoreline

Ferry Point Fishing Pier at Miller/Knox will be closed for maintenance on November 13 and 14.

Mission Peak Regional Preserve

No closures at this time.

Oyster Bay Regional Shoreline

No closures at this time.

Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park

The one-half mile section of the Ridgeline Trail extending from the Augustin Bernal Community Park boundary to the Sinbad Creek Trail will be closed from July 2104 to June 2015 to complete a pilot, multi-use, road-to-trail conversion project. For more information, refer to: Project Information Flyer Adobe Acrobat PDF

Point Pinole Regional Shoreline

No closures at this time.

Quarry Lakes Regional Recreation Area

The boat ramp is closed to all vehicles until further notice. People may launch watercraft that can be carried to the dock from the top of the ramp (provided the craft passes Quagga inspection), but no vehicles may use the boat ramp.

The accessible fishing pier at Quarry Lakes in Fremont remains closed even though the construction project by Alameda County Water District (ACWD) is completed. That project was to improve fish passage for threatened steelhead trout. The accessible fishing pier will be reopened for public use when the water level returns to a level that supports its use to ADA standards. For information about the project, visit www.acwd.org or call (510) 668-4410.

Redwood Regional Park

No closures at this time.

Roberts Regional Recreation Area

No closures at this time.

Shadow Cliffs Recreation Area

The boat rental facility, food concessions, and boat launch at Shadow Cliffs is CLOSED . The closure is due to very low water levels. The facilities will remain closed until further notice. Shadow Cliffs water standards are safe for contact and the swim areas are open to the public. However, because of fluctuating conditions and the public’s safety, the swim area may be closed as needed.

Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve

No closures at this time.

Skyline National Trail

No closures at this time.

Sunol Regional Wilderness

As of November 5, 2014, work will begin to replace decking on Pedestrian Bridge to Hayfield Road and Canyon View Trails.  The bridge will be closed until further notice.  Visitors are advised to use the large vehicle bridge at the end of Geary Road.

Park use during Calaveras Reservoir improvements: Beginning September 2011 and continuing until 2017, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission will be improving its facilities at Calaveras Reservoir.Sunol Regional Wilderness is expected to remain open for day use during this time. Sunol Backpack Camp will also remain open. There is currently no overnight camping at Sunol's Family Camp School Camp, or High Valley Group Camp. All other campsites and the reservable picnic sites will remain open at this time.

For more information contact the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission at (866) 973-1476.

The Lower Maguire Peaks Trail is closed. Equestrians can access the Maguire Peaks Loop via both the Maguire Peaks Trail and the Upper Maguire Peaks Trail, both accessible from Welch Creek Road.

Sycamore Valley Open Space Preserve

The Shady Slope Trail is closed to allow construction of a bridge. The trail will reopen in summer 2015.

Temescal Regional Recreation Area

No closures at this time.

Tilden Nature Area

No closures at this time.

Tilden Regional Park

South Park Drive will be closed to automobiles from Friday, October 31 to Tuesday, March 31, 2015, to protect newts during their migrating and breeding season. Bicycles are allowed but please proceed slowly to avoid newts crossing the road. Dogs can be off leash during the migrating season but owners must carry a leash and be in control of their pets at all times.

The Selby Trail is closed at the connector trail to the Merry-Go-Round until further notice.

The construction work in Tilden Nature Area and northern Tilden Regional Park has been completed. All trails and facilities are open.

Wildcat Canyon Regional Park

The Conlon Trail will be closed until further notice at its intersection with Havey Canyon and Wildcat Canyon trails to accommodate grading to control stormwater runoff. Access to Conlon Trail from Wildcat Canyon Trail has been relocated to about .16 miles farther south at Conlon's intersection with Wildcat Canyon Trail.

Wildcat Marsh Trail

No closures at this time.