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Roberts Picnic Areas - Oakland

Fees
Parking: $5 per vehicle; $4 per trailered vehicle. Buses: $25/per bus.
Dogs: $2 per dog. Guide/service dogs free payable.
Hours
Gate Hours
Nov.-Feb.: 8am-5pm
March: 8am-6pm
April: 8am-7pm
May-Aug.: 8am-8pm
September: 8am-7pm
October: 8am-6pm

Opens 8am year-round
Closes based on daylight hours. Early closures based on lack of park users or foul weather.
Address
10570 Skyline Blvd
Oakland, CA, US 94619
Phone
Reservations Department
1-888-327-2757 option 2

Roberts Regional Recreation Area
1-888-327-2757, option 3, extension 4555

Venue Activities

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Picnicing
Picnicking

There are ten (10) reservable sites at Roberts Regional Recreation Area. Beer and wine are allowed without a permit. There is a parking fee.

Anna Costa (50 person capacity)

This site requires a short walk uphill. Parking is 400 yards away. Located by the Redwood Bowl Staging Area.

Bay Vista (150 person capacity)

This is a popular site for weddings. There are volleyball sandpits next to the site. Flush toilets are 75 yards away.

*Must reserve both Bay Vista and Madrone for a wedding

Diablo Vista (75 person capacity)

This site is very sunny. It is downhill from the Sycamore picnic site. It is far from restrooms. The site is 150 yards from the parking lot and requires a short walk uphill.

Huckleberry (100 person capacity)

This site is very shady as is it under the redwood grove. The parking lot is 50 yards away. This is a popular wedding site. The playground and pool are across the parking lot. Flush toilets are 100 yards away.

*Must reserve both Huckleberry and Roberts Grove for a wedding

Madrone (50 person capacity)

This site is very shady as is it under the redwood grove. Flush toilets are 100 yards away. This is a popular wedding site.

*Must reserve both Bay Vista and Madrone for a wedding

Manzanita (150 person capacity)

The site is very sunny and can get very hot. There is a vista view nearby.

Oak (35 person capacity)

This site requires a short walk uphill. The parking lot is 75 yards away. The site is adjacent to a lawn and near the playground. 

Redwood Bowl (50 person capacity)

This site requires a short walk uphill. There is a lawn adjacent. Parking is 300 yards away. Flush toilets are nearby. Located by the Redwood Bowl Staging Area.

Roberts Grove (35 person capacity)

This site is very shady as is it under the redwood grove. The parking lot is 75 yards away. This is a popular wedding site.

*Must reserve both Huckleberry and Roberts Grove for a wedding

Sycamore (50 person capacity) - Under Construction

This site requires a short walk uphill. The parking lot and flush toilets are 100 yards away. The site is adjacent to a lawn. This site is currently under construction.

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

Anna Costa (50 person capacity)

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Anna Costa

Bay Vista (150 person capacity)

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Bay Vista 1
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Bay Vista 2
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Bay Vista 3
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Bay Vista 4

Diablo Vista (75 person capacity)

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Diablo Vista 2
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Diablo Vista 3
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Diablo Vista 4
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Diablo Vista 5

Huckleberry (100 person capacity)

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Huckleberry 2
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Huckleberry 3
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Huckleberry 4

Madrone (50 person capacity)

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Madrone 1
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Madrone 2

Manzanita (150 person capacity)

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Manzanita 1
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Manzanita 2
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Manzanita 3
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Manzanita 4

Oak (35 person capacity)

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Oak

Redwood Bowl (50 person capacity)

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RedwoodBowl 1
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RedwoodBowl 2

Roberts Grove (35 person capacity)

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Roberts Grove 1
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Roberts Grove 2

Sycamore (50 person capacity)

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Sycamore
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Sycamore 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.