Gate Hours: Campground & Group Camps: 8am-10pm, year-round
Anthony Chabot Regional Park c/o EBRPD
2950 Peralta Oaks Court, Oakland, CA 94605
Toll Free: 888-EBPARKS (888-327-2757), option 3, ext. 4502
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
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).
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]
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.
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.
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.
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.