Contra Loma Regional Park

Contra Loma Picnic Areas - Antioch

Fees
Parking Fee: $5 per vehicle; $4 per trailered vehicle. Buses: $25/per bus.
Dog Fee: $2 per dog. Guide/service dogs free
Hours
Jan.: 7am-5:30pm
Feb.: 7am-6pm
Mar.: 7am-7pm
Apr.: 6am-8pm
May-Aug.: 6am-8:30pm
Sep.: 6am-8pm
Oct.: 7am-7pm
Nov.: 7am-5:30pm
Dec.: 7am-5:30pm
Address
1200 Frederickson Lane
Antioch, CA, US 94509
Phone
Reservations Department
1-888-327-2757 option 2
Contra Loma Regional Park
1-888-327-2757, option 3, extension 4518

Venue Activities

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Picnicing
Picnicking

VERY HIGH Fire Danger in Effect for Parks in NE REGION on SATURDAY, July 2. Follow All Restrictions Below.

  • No campfires outside of designated day-use picnic areas, campgrounds, or developed recreational areas.
  • Barbeques permitted only in designated day-use picnic areas, campgrounds, or developed recreational areas.
    Gas-fueled stoves are permitted in all designated areas.
  • No off-road driving. Drive only on designated roadways. No driving or parking on dry grass; heat from vehicle's undercarriage can start a fire.
  • Secure all tow chains; a dragging chain throws sparks that can start fires.
  • Parks in North East Region || See more info: Fire Danger Levels & Restrictions

Contra Loma Reservoir Water Quality Conditions

  • There are no current advisories for blue-green algae at this time. See Blue-Green Algae Information for additional details.
  • Note: The Swim Lagoon is closed for the 2022 season due to ongoing maintenance. Cyanobacteria issues do NOT affect the Contra Loma Swim Lagoon water quality.

Area Closure Notice - Contra Loma Swim Lagoon / Alternate Swim Access

  • Contra Loma Swim Lagoon closed for required maintenance and safety repairs.
  • Alternate Swim Access – The Park District has partnered with the Ambrose Recreation and Park District to provide alternative swim access and programing at Ambrose Aquatic Center in Pittsburg from June 20, 2022, to September 5, 2022. Ambrose Aquatic Center will open seven days a week during the 2022 swim season.
  • Updated on 6/15/2022

There are seven (7) reservable sites at Contra Loma Regional Park There is no alcohol allowed at any time in the park. Entrance to the swimming area is first come, first serve. A picnic reservation does not guarantee entrance to the swim area.

Cattail Cove (150 person capacity)

Closest site to swim area. Close to flush toilets (including ADA)

Locust Grove (200 person capacity)

Inflatable play equipment allowed with additional permit

Loma Island (150 person capacity)

Popular site for weddings. Far from parking lot. One (1) ADA picnic table available

Lupine Rocks (50 person capacity)

Close to parking lot

Meadow Lark (50 person capacity)

Close to parking lot

Mustard Hill (150 person capacity)

Close to parking lot

Redwing (50 person capacity)

Close to parking lot

Visit the Picnic’s Frequently Asked Questions for information on fees, rules, making a reservation, and other
important information when making a picnic reservation.

Cattail Cove (150 person capacity)

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Cattail Cove 1
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Cattail Cove 2
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Cattail Cove 3

Locust Grove (200 person capacity)

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Locust Grove 1
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Locust Grove 2
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Locust Grove 3

Loma Island (150 person capacity)

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Loma Island 1
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Loma Island 2
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Loma Island 3
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Loma Island 4

Lupine Rocks (50 person capacity)

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Lupine Rocks 1
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Lupine Rocks 3

Meadow Lark (50 person capacity)

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Meadow Lark 1
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Meadow Lark 2

Mustard Hill (150 person capacity)

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Mustard Hill 2
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Mustard Hill 3
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Mustard Hill 4

Redwing (50 person capacity)

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Redwing 1
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Redwing 2

Contact Reservations

Reservations & drop-in info for upcoming activities, classes, programs & events and
indoor facilities & picnic sites availability info can be accessed online, 24 hours a day.

For Questions and Indoor Facilities/Picnic Reservations,
please call our Reservations Department
Phone: 1-888-EBPARKS (888-327-2757), option 2
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm. Closed weekends and holidays.