Explore Regional Parks on Green Friday

November 17, 2023


Green Friday FREE Park Day

Celebrate Green Friday, November 24, with an East Bay Regional Parks FREE Park Day. Green Friday provides healthy and fun ways to enjoy the day after Thanksgiving with family and friends.

On Green Friday, all entrance activity fees are waived in Regional Parks, including parking, dogs, horses, boat launching, and fishing, as well as entrance to Ardenwood Historic Farm. The fee waiver does not include state fees for fishing licenses and watercraft inspections or concessions, such as the Tilden Merry-Go-Round and Redwood Valley Railway steam train.

For the past nine years, the East Bay Regional Park District has celebrated Green Friday to encourage the public to spend time in nature.

Green Friday activities in Regional Parks include:

  • Hike It Off
    9:00 a.m. - Reinhardt Redwood, Oakland
  • Fall Scavenger Hunt
    9:00 a.m. – Sunol, Sunol
  • Green Friday Hike
    10:00 a.m. – Del Valle, Livermore
  • History Hike ABOVE the Mines!
    10:00 a.m. – Black Diamond Mines, Antioch
  • Farm Chores for Kids
    10:30 a.m. – Ardenwood, Fremont
  • Meet The Bunnies
    11:30 a.m. – Ardenwood, Fremont
  • Stilts
    1:30 p.m. – Ardenwood, Fremont
  • Woodland Wonderland
    3:30 p.m. – Del Valle, Livermore

For more information about Green Friday, visit www.ebparks.org/green-friday.