Anthony Chabot Regional Park

Anthony Chabot Regional Park

Trail and Area Closures

Due to recent storm damage, the Park is not accessible via Redwood Rd from I-580 westbound in Castro Valley. Access via Redwood Rd from Skyline Blvd. The following trails and staging areas remain closed:
Staging Areas Closed: MacDonald Staging Area, Bort Staging Area, Day Use Staging Area
Trails Closed:

  • Brandon Trail Stone Bridge to Bort - Open to hiking only 
  • Cascade Trail
  • Columbine Trail
  • Escondido Trail
  • Logger’s Loop Trail
  • Lost Ridge Trail
  • Mirador Trail 
  • Ranch Trail
  • Redtail Spur Trail
  • Willowview Trail

View Map. Updated 3/22/2023.


Park Curfew: 10pm-5am
Gate Hours: Campground & Group Camps: 8am-10pm, year-round


Parking: No fee. | Dogs: No fee. |  No fee for guide/service dogs.


9999 Redwood Road, Castro Valley, CA 94546
Mailing Address:
Anthony Chabot Regional Park c/o EBRPD
2950 Peralta Oaks Court, Oakland, CA 94605


(510) 690-6676
Toll Free: 888-EBPARKS (888-327-2757), option 3, ext. 4502

Park Activities

Dogs Allowed
horse back riding
Horseback Riding
Kid friendly

Biomass Conversion / Prescribed Burn

Disposal of wood debris from wildfire protection fuels reduction projects is taking place at the Anthony Chabot old marksmanship range from January 23, 2023, through March 31, 2023. The project is utilizing a specialized piece of equipment called a carbonator to dispose of debris on-site using a low-emissions combustion process that converts biomass into biochar which can be used to enhance soil health and sequester carbon.

Anthony Chabot Campgrounds Closed

All Anthony Chabot campgrounds will be closed until April 9, due to storm damage. Please contact Reservations if you have questions about cancellations. 
Call 1-888-327-2757, option 2. *For Canadian residents, please use 510-544-2707.

Camping Reservations

Check availability at for Family, Group, and Equestrian (Horse) Campsites. Search by park name. Family Campsite reservations can also be made online at Reserve America.

For questions or to make a reservation by phone,
please call our Reservations Department
Phone: 1-888-EBPARKS (888-327-2757), option 2.
For persons with hearing impairments, please use the Telecommunications Relay Service at 711.
*For Canadian residents, please use 510-544-2707.
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm, Pacific Standard Time. Closed weekends and holidays.


Camping and a wealth of other outdoor activities are available only 20 minutes from downtown Oakland at the 3,304-acre Anthony Chabot Regional Park. A beautiful, year-round public campground and 70 miles of hiking and riding trails make Anthony Chabot one of the District's most varied parklands.

To Reach The Park

Park Accessibility


Hiking, Riding and Bicycle Trails

Visitors can explore miles of beautiful hiking, riding, and bicycling trails through grasslands, chaparral, and shady eucalyptus groves, or along the shores of Lake Chabot. The East Bay Skyline National Trail, which traverses 31 miles of East Bay hills from Richmond to Castro Valley, runs the length of the park. Anthony Chabot is connected to Cull Canyon Regional Recreation Area by a six-mile section of the Chabot-to-Garin Regional Trail (an EBMUD hiking permit is required).

More information about the trail.

Family Campground

Anthony Chabot Family Campground, overlooking Lake Chabot, is a year-round getaway only 35 minutes from downtown Oakland and Oakland International Airport. The campground features 53 drive-to tent campsites, 10 walk-to tent campsites, and 12 RV/trailer campsites with full hookups (sewer, water, and 30 amp electrical). All sites have a picnic table and fire ring with grill. Restrooms include hot showers. Firewood and charcoal are available for purchase. The campground provides access to miles of hiking and mountain biking trails, along with fishing at nearby Lake Chabot.

Anthony Chabot Family Campground Map and Rules (PDF)
Anthony Chabot Family Campground Map and Rules -Spanish (PDF) 
Note that the campground entry gates are locked every night at 10pm. No entry is possible after 10pm until the gates re-open at 8am the next morning. Campers may exit the campground at any time.

For reservations, call 1-888-EBPARKS (1-888-327-2757), option 2, up to 12 weeks in advance, or click HERE to book a campsite online. Reservations are recommended year-round.

Group Camping

Anthony Chabot Regional Park features seven group camps ranging in capacity from 35 to 300 campers, reservations required (a minimum of 9 people to use the group campsites). All group camps include picnic tables, BBQ, fire ring, water, and chemical/vault toilets. Equestrian camping is available by reservation at Bort Meadow Group Camp. For reservations, call 1-888-EBPARKS (1-888-327-2757), option 2. Group campsites cannot be reserved online. 

Backpack Camping

Two Rocks, is a large group camp site located in the middle of Anthony Chabot Regional Park. It is near other group campsites and is connected by a side trail to the Skyline National Trail, Bay Ridge Trail, and Juan Bautista de Anza Historic Trail. Two Rocks can be reserved as a backpacking site for groups of 8 or less and no more than 30 days in advance, April through October. This site includes picnic tables, BBQ, fire ring, potable water, and chemical/vault toilets. Camping is limited to 2 nights maximum. View the Camping page for more information.

Two Rocks site may be reserved for backpacking no more than 30 days in advance and must be made at least 5 days in advance. For reservations, call 1-888-EBPARKS (1-888-327-2757), option 2. This site cannot be reserved online.


The Marksmanship Range is permanently closed.

Equestrian Centers

Chabot Equestrian Center (510-755-2026) and Skyline Ranch Equestrian Center (510-336-0850) offer horse boarding.

Guided trail rides are NOT offered at this time.
For information about horseback riding in the Park District, see the Horseback Riding page.

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