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Alerts and Closures

Overview

Know before you go! Review alerts/notices below before heading out to parks. Some trails, park areas, swim facilities, may be temporarily closed -- due to weather or water/algae conditions, park projects, habitat restoration, or repairs and maintenance.

Alert LevelLocationDescription
No Advisory Posted

Shadow Cliffs Lake Water Quality Conditions

No Water Posted

Eckley Pier & Picnic Area - No Running Water

  • Until further notice, Eckley Pier & Picnic Area is without running water due to Contra Costa Water District pipeline maintenance project.
  • Updated 8/15/2022

 

Trail Closure Posted

Entrance Closure Notice

  • Until further notice, the walk-in entrance to the Alameda Creek Paved trail from the downstream (southwestern) sidewalk at Alvarado Blvd (Fremont Blvd) will be temporarily CLOSED due to safety concerns.
  • Updated 7/11/2022

Trail Closure Posted

Trail Closure Notice - Trail & Staging Area

  • The Wilcox Station Staging Area and McCosker Loop Trail will be CLOSED for construction, from June 2020 to Spring 2023, for creek restoration and public access enhancements. The project restores over 3,000 feet of creek habitat, including daylighting 2,800 feet, previously culverted underground.
  • Updated 8/15/2022

Trail Closure Posted

Trail Closure Notice - Anthony Chabot Trails

  • Mirador Trail is closed from the Two Rock Trail to the trail end of Mirador Trail.
  • MacDonald to Grass Valley Connector Trail is closed due to damage caused by rainstorm.
  • Updated 6/10/2022

Caution Advisory Posted

Lake Temescal Water Quality Conditions

 

Area Closure Posted

Area Closure Notice - Contra Loma Swim Lagoon / Alternate Swim Access

  • Contra Loma Swim Lagoon closed for required maintenance and safety repairs.
  • Alternate Swim Access – The Park District has partnered with the Ambrose Recreation and Park District to provide alternative swim access and programing at Ambrose Aquatic Center in Pittsburg from June 20, 2022, to September 5, 2022. Ambrose Aquatic Center will open seven days a week during the 2022 swim season.
  • Updated 8/15/2022

Caution Advisory Posted

Del Valle EAST Swim Beach Water Quality Conditions

Area Closure Posted

Area Closure Notice - ADA Pier

  • Until further notice, the ADA pier at Quarry Lakes is CLOSED due to low lake water levels.
  • Updated 8/15/2022

Area Closure Posted

Area Closure Notice - Temescal Parking Lot

  • The north entrance to Temescal Park parking lot at 6500 Broadway will be closed on Monday, August 22 to Thursday, August 25.
  • Updated 6/28/2022

Caution Advisory Posted

Shinn Pond at Alameda County Trails Water Quality Conditons

  • A Caution Advisory for blue-green algae is posted. See Blue-Green Algae Information for additional details.
  • Swimming is never allowed at Shinn Pond.

Caution Advisory Posted

Horseshoe Lake / Niles Swim Beach Water Quality Conditions

 

Trail Closure Posted

Trail Closure Notice - Lafayette-Moraga Regional Trail

  • Until further notice, the Valle Vista to Westchester section of the Lafayette Moraga Trail is CLOSED.  The Town of Moraga closed the pedestrian bridge section, due to slide movement caused by recent storm events. This closure only affects the last half-mile on the Moraga end. The remaining 7 miles from Lafayette into Moraga is open for normal trail activity.
  • Updated 7/11/2022

No Advisory Posted

Lake Anza at Tilden Park Water Quality Conditions

Area Closure Posted

Area Closure Notice - Crown Beach

  • No entry into the Elsie Roemer Bird Sanctuary due to ongoing restoration work.
  • To report cases of Swimmer's Itch please call Alameda County Environmental Health (510) 567-6700 or East Bay Park's Water Management 510-544-2328
  • Updated 7/11/2022

Trail Closure Posted

Trail Closure Notice - Tilden

  • Tower Trailhead on Grizzly Peak Boulevard is CLOSED, due to high wildfire danger. During this closure, vehicles are not permitted to park in the roadside turnout at this trailhead.
  • Grizzly Peak Trail is CLOSED to equestrian traffic due to storm damage.
  • Selby Trail is CLOSED at the connector trail to the Merry-Go-Round.
  • Updated 8/17/2022

Trail Closure Posted

Trail Closure Notice - Carquinez Overlook Trail

  • The northern spur of the Carquinez Overlook Trail that runs through the Eucalyptus grove is closed due to hazardous trees and unsafe trail conditions.
  • The Access road from the end of Prospect Ave is closed due to hazardous trees and unsafe trail conditions.
  • Map of trail closures.
  • Updated 6/29/2022

Caution Advisory Posted

Crown Beach Regional Shoreline Water Quality Conditions

Trail Closure Posted

Trail Closure - Contra Costa Canal Trail

  • The Briones to Las Trampas Trail from Golden Gate Way to Moraga Blvd. in downtown Lafayette is CLOSED until further notice.
  • Updated 7/11/2022

Danger Advisory Posted

Big Break Regional Shoreline Water Quality Conditions

Park Rule Violations

To report an Emergency or Crime/Suspicious Activity in Progress,
call 911 or (510) 881-1121 from a cell, 24 hours a day.

To report Non-Emergency Park Rule Violations such as reckless bike/skate/scooter riding, failure to properly leash or control pets, and improper trail usage such as eBikes or mountain bikes on restricted trails, please call our Non-Emergency Public Safety Dispatch at (510) 881-1833, 24 hours a day, or submit a Park Watch Report online at the link below.

For Non-Emergency Trail Safety Hazards or Damaged Trails/Facilities, locate a park ranger or call Park Operations at (510) 544-2510 (Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm, voicemail available after hours or call the Non-Emergency Dispatch line above).
 

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