Roberts Picnic Areas - Oakland

There are ten (10) reservable sites at Roberts Regional Recreation Area. Beer and wine are allowed without a permit. There is a parking fee.

Anna Costa (50 person capacity)

This site requires a short walk uphill. Parking is 400 yards away. Located by the Redwood Bowl Staging Area.

Bay Vista (300 person capacity)

This is a popular site for weddings. There are volleyball sandpits next to the site. Flush toilets are 75 yards away.

Diablo Vista (150 person capacity)

This site is very sunny. It is downhill from the Sycamore picnic site. It is far from restrooms. The site is 150 yards from the parking lot and requires a short walk uphill.

Huckleberry (100 person capacity)

This site is very shady as is it under the redwood grove. The parking lot is 50 yards away. This is a popular wedding site. The playground and pool are across the parking lot. Flush toilets are 100 yards away.

Madrone (50 person capacity)

This site is very shady as is it under the redwood grove. Flush toilets are 100 yards away. This is a popular wedding site.

Manzanita (300 person capacity)

This site allows inflatable play equipment with the purchase of an additional permit. The site is very sunny and can get very hot. There is a vista view nearby.

Oak (35 person capacity)

This site requires a short walk uphill. The parking lot is 75 yards away. The site is adjacent to a lawn and near the playground. There is one (1) ADA picnic table at the site. 

Redwood Bowl (50 person capacity)

This site requires a short walk uphill. There is a lawn adjacent. Parking is 300 yards away. Flush toilets are nearby. Located by the Redwood Bowl Staging Area.

Roberts Grove (35 person capacity)

This site is very shady as is it under the redwood grove. The parking lot is 75 yards away. This is a popular wedding site.

Sycamore (50 person capacity)

This site requires a short walk uphill. The parking lot and flush toilets are 100 yards away. The site is adjacent to a lawn. There is one (1) ADA picnic table at the site. 

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Anna Costa (50 person capacity)

Bay Vista (300 person capacity)



Diablo Vista (150 person capacity)



Huckleberry (100 person capacity)


Madrone (50 person capacity)

Manzanita (300 person capacity)



Oak (35 person capacity)

Redwood Bowl (50 person capacity)

Roberts Grove (35 person capacity)

Sycamore (50 person capacity)

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