Leona Canyon Open Space Regional Preserve

Park Info

Campus Drive off Keller Avenue, Oakland, CA

Park Hours
Open between 5am and 10pm unless otherwise posted or permitted

Parking: No fee. Parking also available at Merritt College. The college charges a parking fee 
Dogs: No fee

Park Entrances
Leona Trailhead
Merritt College

Phone Number:
Toll Free: 888-EBPARKS (888-327-2757), option 3, extension 4538

Trail Map
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Leona Canyon Regional Open Space Preserve

About The Park

A pristine wooded canyon is protected in this 290-acre parkland near Merritt College in Oakland. Restoration is in progress along Rifle Range Creek along Leona Trail to reduce erosion and protect the riparian ecosystem. Dogs and humans are not allowed in the creek. Please keep dogs on a leash if they will not stay out of the stream.

Wildflower Photo Guides

Park Activities

The park is an ideal place for hiking, running, biking, dog walking, and similar activities.

ADA accessibility iconPark Accessibility

The park has no wheelchair accessible facilities at this time.

To Reach The Park

Access is available from a staging area on Campus Drive off Keller Avenue east of Interstate 580 in Oakland, and from Merritt College. The college parking lot charges a fee and is closed on weekends. There are no developed facilities.

Trail Map

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Leona Canyon Map

Teachers' Trail Guide


Tuesday, September 21, 2021

10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM
Hikes For Tykes: Leona Canyon

Saturday, October 2, 2021

9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM
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