Visitor Centers

Notice
• COVID-19 Closures & Parking Restrictions are in place to Limit Overcrowding, Address Public & Staff Safety.
You can pick up a 2021 Trails Challenge (TC) T-shirt and Guidebook that are placed on tables in front of the Visitor Centers on Saturdays and/or Sundays, from 10:00am to 2:00pm, while supplies last. 
 
See list of Visitor Centers below for days/time of pick up. See Trails Challenge 2021 for trails and maps. 
 Please, one T-Shirt per person and one Guidebook per family.

The Park District has ten visitor centers and a boating center. For more information, call 1-888-EBPARKS  (1-888-327-2757)

Ardenwood   • Big Break   • Black Diamond   • Coyote Hills   • Crab Cove   • Del Valle   • Garin   • Sunol-Ohlone   • Tidewater   • Tilden Botanic Garden   • Tilden Nature Area
Ardenwood Historic Farm
34600 Ardenwood Boulevard
(Ardenwood Blvd exit off Highway 84)
Fremont, CA 94555
(510) 544-2797
Email: awvisit@ebparks.org
NO 2021 TC items available for pick-up.
********************************
 

Visitor Center Hours 
***Reservations Required***
Wed, Thu, Fri (11am-4pm)
Sat, Sun (10am-4pm)

Tue-Sun, 10am-4pm

Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas
Open New Year's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th and Labor Day


Big Break Visitor Center at the Delta
69 Big Break Road
Oakley, CA 94561
(510) 544-3050
2021 TC items can be picked up on Sundays only from 10:00am to 2:00pm, while supplies last.
********************************

Visitor Center Hours
***Program Reservations Required***
Sat, Sun (10am-12:30pm & 1:30-3:30pm)

Wed-Sun, 10am–4pm

Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year's Day.

Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve
5175 Somersville Road
(Somersville Road exit off Highway 4)
Antioch, CA 94509
(510) 544-2750
Email: bdvisit@ebparks.org
Find us on Facebook
Sydney Flat Visitor Center
Trail Challenge Items Out of Stock:
NO TC
 2021 items available at this location.
********************************

Visitor Center Hours 
CLOSED
 until further notice
10am - 4:30pm, weekends,
December - February

Greathouse Visitor Center
OPEN Sat, Sun (10am-2:00pm)
  
10am - 4:30pm, weekends,
March - November


Coyote Hills Regional Park
8000 Patterson Ranch Road
(Paseo Padre exit off Highway 84)
Fremont, CA 94555
(510) 544-3220
Email: chvisit@ebparks.org
2021 TC items can be picked up on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00am to 2:00pm, while supplies last. 
********************************

Visitor Center Hours
OPEN Sat. (1:00pm-4:00pm)

Wed-Sun, 10am-4pm 

Except Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Open on New Year's Day.


Crab Cove Visitor Center and Aquarium
1252 McKay Avenue
Alameda, CA 94501
(Take the Webster Tube from I-880 in Oakland)
(510) 544-3187
Email: ccove@ebparks.org
Trail Challenge Items Out of Stock
NO 
 2021 TC items available for pick-up.

********************************

Visitor Center Hours
OPEN Sat, Sun (10:30am-1:00pm)

Wed-Sun Oct-Feb: 10am to 4pm

Mar-Sep: 10am to 5pm

Unless otherwise posted.
Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.


Del Valle Regional Park
7000 Del Valle Road
Livermore, CA 94550
(Take the N. Livermore exit off I-580; 
Right on Mines Road; right on Del Valle Road)
Del Valle Visitor Center 
(510) 544-3146
Trail Challenge Items Out of Stock
NO
 2021 TC items available for pick-up.

********************************
Visitor Center Hours
CLOSED
 until further notice
Open Weekends and Holidays, 

Memorial Day through Labor Day;
9am-6:30pm

(Except during boat tour hours 
Sundays, from 1pm-3pm)
Garin Regional Park
1320 Garin Avenue
(off Mission Boulevard/Highway 238)
Hayward, CA 94544
(888) 327-2757, option 3, ext. 4530
Trail Challenge Items Out of Stock
NO 
TC 2021 items available at this location.

********************************
Visitor Center Hours
CLOSED
 until further notice
Open Weekends and Holidays, 

Memorial Day through Labor Day 
11:30am-6:00pm
Dry Creek Garden Hours
The garden is open to the public 
Thu-Sat, 10am-4pm


Sunol-Ohlone Regional Wilderness
1895 Geary Rd.
Sunol, CA 94586
(510) 544-3249
Email: svisit@ebparks.org
Sunol Visitor Center
Trail Challenge Items Out of Stock
NO 
TC 2021 items available at this location.

********************************

Hours
OPEN Sat, Sun (8:30am-12:30pm)

Open Weekends and Holidays
(including New Year's Day)
8:30am–4pm



Tidewater Boating Center
Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline

4675-A Tidewater Ave.
Oakland, CA 94601 
(510) 544-2558
Trail Challenge Items Out of Stock
NO TC
 2021 items available at this location.
Call: (510) 544-2553
Email: recreation@ebparks.org
********************************
Office Hours
CLOSED
 until further notice
Mon - Sat 9am-4pm** 

(**by appointment; please call ahead)
Gate Hours for Park:
Nov-Jan: 8am-5pm 
Feb: 8am-6pm
Mar-Apr: 8am-8pm
May-Aug: 8am-9pm
Sep: 8am-8pm
Oct: 8am-7pm

Tilden Regional Park - Botanic Garden
Intersection of Wildcat Canyon Road 
and South Park Drive
Berkeley, CA  94701
(use Shasta Road to connect to 
Wildcat Canyon Road when 
South Park Drive is closed Nov-Mar
(510) 544-3169 or (888) 327-2757,
press option 3, ext. 4507
Trail Challenge Items Out of Stock
NO
 2021 TC items available for pick-up.

********************************
Visitor Center Hours
CLOSED
 until further notice
Oct-May: 8:30am- 5pm 

Jun-Sep: 8:30am-5:30pm

Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Tilden Regional Park - Tilden Nature Area
Environmental Education Center (EEC)
North End of Central Park Drive
Tilden Nature Area
600 Canon Drive
Berkeley, CA 94708
(510) 544-2233
Trail Challenge T-shirts are Out of Stock
2021 TC
 books can be picked up 
on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00am to 2:00pm, while supplies last.
********************************
Visitor Center Hours
***Reservations Required***
Tue, Thu, Fri (1-3pm)
Sat, Sun (10am-noon)

Tue - Sun: 10am to 4:30pm
Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas
Tilden Nature Area
Open Daily
5am - 10pm unless otherwise posted or permitted
Email: tnarea@ebparks.org




Top