10 great walks in Oakland
on December 29, 2010
It’s well known that the Bay Area has great hiking, parks and wilderness areas nearby, but what about right here in the city? Oakland North has picked out 10 great walks that are all easily accessible, either by a short drive, bike ride or bus trip. Look at the photo slideshow to learn about each place. [Update: As of 2019, this slideshow is no longer available.]
Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline Park
Doolittle Drive and Swan Way
Mandela Parkway, from 8th Street to 32nd Street
Stonewall Fire Trail
Stonewall at Claremont
Middle Harbor Shoreline Park
2777 Middle Harbor Road
Morcom Rose Garden
700 Jean Street
568 Bellevue Avenue
Jack London Waterfront
2 Broadway, at Jack London Square
Union Point Park
2311 Embarcadero East
Mountain View Cemetery
5000 Piedmont Avenue
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YES! Thank you so much for this. I have lived in Oakland for three years and did not know about most of these areas. Oakland is full of beauty, you just have to know where to look 🙂
this is awesome! I imagine that some of these are also good bike rides, but it would be awesome to see the 10 best bike rides in Oakland.
There are so many awesome things going on in this city – thanks for highlighting them!
Hi Jackie, thanks for the great idea!
Dara just put up a new story about 5 great Oakland bike rides, complete with route maps! It’s at:
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