Temescal Regional Park remains an urban oasis for Oaklanders

on May 9, 2011

Since the 1930s, Oaklanders have been flocking to Temescal Regional Park for swimming, fishing, picnicking and to simply take in the great outdoors. The park was one of East Bay Park District’s first three parks. It was originally constructed as a storage lake for drinking water and would later open to the public in 1936. Check out the photo galley for photos of the park now and its earlier days.

1 Comment

  1. oaktown art on May 12, 2011 at 9:33 am

    I love love love this park! I’ve had numerous birthday parties here, and though you have to get up at the crack of dawn to get the good first-come-first-serve picnic sites on busy summer weekends, it’s always worth it…
    http://oaktownart.com/2010/07/06/lake-temescal/



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