Naturalist Information / Programs


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Activities and Events

Regional in Nature
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Special Events
Find special events throughout the year for you and your family

Aquatics Programs
Browse aquatics programs online

Volunteer Opportunities
Find out how you can donate your time to the Park District

Visitor Centers
Get information on visitor centers in the Park District

For Educators
Get information about bringing your class to a Regional Park or about naturalist-led programs for students

Naturalist programs and activities are great ways to learn about natural history and local east bay history as it relates to its effects on natural communities. The Park District's visitor centers have individual activity guides, which conveniently list programs, classes, and activities led by naturalists.

Naturalist Programs

To register for a naturalist-led program, call 1-888-EBPARKS (1-888-327-2757), press option 2 or Register Online.


Aquatics Programs

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Ardenwood Historic Farm Oct | Nov
Big Break: Visitor Center Oct
Black Diamond: Visitor Center Oct | Nov | Dec
Coyote Hills: Visitor Center Oct | Nov | Dec
Crab Cove: Visitor Center Nov
Mobile Education Outreach Ongoing Programs
Sunol: Visitor Center, Southeast Sector Oct | Nov-Dec
Tilden Nature Area: Visitor Center Oct | Nov

Nature Program Flyers


Anthony Chabot Regional Park

Ardenwood Historic Farm

Big Break Visitor Center

Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve

Coyote Hills Regional Park

  • Nature Theme Parties (TBD)

Crab Cove Visitor Center

Del Valle Visitor Center

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Mobile Fish Exhibit / Mobile Visitor Center

Sunol Regional Wilderness

Tilden Nature Area

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