Ardenwood Historic Farm

Naturalist Information and Programs

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Park District visitor centers are open, and naturalists are hosting a combination of in-person and virtual programs. Please see below for program options.

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

Naturalist Programs: In-Person & Virtual Options

Field Trips

Each of our visitor centers offer a variety of in-person and live virtual field trips designed for educators. Hosted by naturalists, they cover an assortment of environmental topics relating to our parks. These programs are free to public school teachers and community organizations in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. For more information on how to apply: EBRPD - Educator Resources

Public Programs

Join our naturalists for a variety of in-person or live virtual programs to have fun while learning about your East Bay Regional Parks. To search and register for programs: East Bay Regional Parks Online Registration


Aquatics Programs

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Ardenwood Historic FarmJanuary | February
Big Break: Visitor CenterDecember
Black Diamond: Visitor CenterNov-Dec | Jan-Feb
Coyote Hills: Visitor CenterJanuary | February
Crab Cove: Visitor CenterDec | Jan
Del Valle Visitor CenterDecember | Jan-Feb
Mobile Education OutreachMobile Ed Descriptions
Sunol: Visitor Center, Southeast SectorDecember | Jan-Feb
Tilden Nature Area: Visitor CenterJan-Feb 2022

Nature Program Flyers

Anthony Chabot Regional Park
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Ardenwood Historic Farm

Big Break Visitor Center

Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve

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Coyote Hills Regional Park

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Crab Cove Visitor Center
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Del Valle Visitor Center

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Mobile Fish Exhibit / Mobile Visitor Center

Sunol Regional Wilderness

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Tilden Nature Area

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Walks, Hikes & Strolls

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Browse naturalist programs and activities online, or register online

Activities and Events

Regional in Nature
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Special Events
Find special events throughout the year for you and your family

Aquatics Programs
Browse aquatics programs online

Volunteer Opportunities
Find out how you can donate your time to the Park District

Visitor Centers
Get information on visitor centers in the Park District