Campus Drive off Keller Avenue, Oakland, CA
Open between 5am and 10pm unless otherwise posted or permitted
Parking: No fee. Parking also available at Merritt College. The college charges a parking fee
Dogs: No fee
> Leona Trailhead
> Merritt College
Toll Free: 888-EBPARKS (888-327-2757), option 3, extension 4538
> Trail Map
> PDF Map
> Google Map
A pristine wooded canyon is protected in this 290-acre parkland near Merritt College in Oakland. Restoration is in progress along Rifle Range Creek along Leona Trail to reduce erosion and protect the riparian ecosystem. Dogs and humans are not allowed in the creek. Please keep dogs on a leash if they will not stay out of the stream.
> Leona Canyon - 1.8 Mb, 11 x 8.5, 15 pp., PDF
The park is an ideal place for hiking, running, biking, dog walking, and similar activities.
The park has no wheelchair accessible facilities at this time.
Access is available from a staging area on Campus Drive off Keller Avenue east of Interstate 580 in Oakland, and from Merritt College. The college parking lot charges a fee and is closed on weekends. There are no developed facilities.
Click the map image below to see an enlarged version.