Visitor Centers

COVID-19 Park Closures & Parking Restrictions to Limit Overcrowding, Address Public & Staff Safety 
All Visitior Centers are currently CLOSED.
You can help us keep the Regional Parks open by cooperating with the statewide shelter-in-place order and park rules. Observe the 6-foot social distancing and carry out all trash. More details...

Parks to People: Bringing Our Parks into Homes, Classes, and Communities
Learn about the natural resources, wildlife, and history of the Regional Parks. Take virtual reality tours of selected parks. Watch cool videos of storytelling and singing by park naturalists. Start learning now!

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 Boulevard exit off Highway 84)
Fremont, CA 94555
(510) 544-2797
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
Visitor Center Hours
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
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Hours: Latest Updates

Coyote Hills Regional Park
8000 Patterson Ranch Road
(Paseo Padre exit off Highway 84)
Fremont, CA 94555
(510) 544-3220
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
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
Open Weekends and Holidays, 
Memorial Day through Labor Day;
(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
Open Weekends and Holidays, 
Memorial Day through Labor Day 
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
Sunol Visitors Center
Open Weekends and Holidays
(including New Year's Day)

Tidewater Boating Center
Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline

4675-A Tidewater Ave.
Oakland, CA 94601 
(510) 544-2553
Office Hours
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
Oct-May: 8:30am- 5pm 
Jun-Sep: 8:30am-5:30pm
Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

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
Hours: Latest Updates