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Please read below for updated information regarding Bay Area park closures.

*Updated as of April 2nd, 2020*

California State Parks:

What Is Open in Our Parks

East Bay Regional Parks:

List contains:
a) Parks that are CLOSED (in red) with no walk-in access.
b) Parks that remain OPEN with some facilities closed (e.g. parking lots and park access points), or with walk-in access only.

Please note that AT ALL PARKS – visitor centers, restrooms, water fountains, picnic areas, swim facilities, boat ramps, playgrounds, campgrounds, group campsites, backcountry campsites, sports fields, kiosks, and reservable facilities are CLOSED during COVID-19.

If a Park is NOT listed below, it is OPEN with parking lots available for use. See map showing parks closed and open.
Before you go to the parks, please review Park Safety Rules & Guidelines.

Anthony Chabot Regional Park

  • Marciel Gate CLOSED
  • Family Campground, all Group Camps, and Picnic Areas CLOSED
  • Chabot Equestrian Center Parking Lot CLOSED 
    (Boarders allowed to care for horses)
  • Skyline Stables CLOSED (Boarders allowed to care for horses) 

Ardenwood Historic Farm is CLOSED 

Bay Point Regional Shoreline is CLOSED (Due to construction)

Big Break Regional Shoreline

  • Visitor Center CLOSED

Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve

  • Parking at Sidney Flat OPEN
  • Upper Parking Lot CLOSED (Walk-In Access Only)
  • Mine, Greathouse Visitor Center & Sidney Flats Visitor Center CLOSED

Briones Regional Park

  • Bear Creek Staging Area CLOSED
  • Archery Range CLOSED

Castle Rock Regional Recreation Area is CLOSED

Contra Loma Regional park

  • Main Entrance / Parking Lot CLOSED (Walk-In Access Only from Frederickson Lane)
  • Boat Ramp CLOSED (NO Boating/NO Quagga Inspection)
  • Swim Lagoon CLOSED

Coyote Hills Regional Park

  • Main Parking Lot CLOSED (Walk-In Access Only)
  • Visitor Center CLOSED
  • Group Camp CLOSED

Crown Beach Memorial State Beach

  • Crab Cove Visitor Center CLOSED

Del Valle Regional Park

  • Main Area/Entrance from Mendenhall Road CLOSED (NO Walk-In Access)
  • Arroyo Staging Area OPEN (Turn around at Badger Cove area)
  • Visitor Center CLOSED
  • Swim Lagoon CLOSED

Diablo Foothills Regional Park

  • Limited Parking for Trail Access (Walk-In Access Only)

Garin/Dry Creek Pioneer Regional Parks

  • Visitor Center CLOSED
  • Apple Orchard & Meyer’s Garden CLOSED

Lafayette-Moraga Regional Trail

  • Old Moraga Ranch Trail CLOSED (Due to landslide)

Lake Chabot Regional Park

  • Boat Ramp CLOSED (NO Boating/NO Quagga Inspection)

Leona Canyon Regional Park

  • Main Staging Area CLOSED (Walk-In Access Only)

Little Hills Picnic Ranch is CLOSED

Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline

  • Doolittle North Staging Areas CLOSED
  • Shoreline Center CLOSED
  • East Creek Point / Tidewater Staging Area CLOSED
  • Tidewater Outdoor Recreation Office CLOSED
  • Tidewater Oakland Strokes Operations CLOSED

Point Isabel is CLOSED

Quarry Lakes Regional Recreation Area

  • Boat Ramp CLOSED (NO Boating/NO Quagga Inspection)

Reinhardt Redwood Regional Park

  • Main Entrance at Redwood Road CLOSED (Walk-In Access Only)
  • Piedmont Stables CLOSED (Boarders allowed to care for horses)

Roberts Regional Recreation Area

  • Main Entrance / Parking Lot CLOSED (Walk-In Access Only)
  • Swimming Pool & Playground CLOSED
  • Bowman Archery Range is CLOSED

Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area

  • Main Entrance at Stanley Blvd. CLOSED (Walk-In Access Only)

Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve 

  • Old Tunnel Road Staging Area/Entrance CLOSED (Walk-In Access Only)

Sunol Regional Wilderness Preserve is CLOSED

Temescal Regional Recreation Area

  • All Parking Lots CLOSED (Walk-In Access Only)
  • Swim Area & Playground CLOSED

Tidewater Boating Center (See MLK Jr. Shoreline)

  • All Areas CLOSED

Tilden Regional Park

  • All Picnic Areas Along Lake Anza and Brook Roads CLOSED
  • Fern Picnic Area Parking CLOSED
  • Golf Course Gated Lot CLOSED (Bottom half)
  • Indian Camp Parking Lot, Playground, and Picnic Area CLOSED
  • Lake Anza Road and Parking Lot CLOSED
  • Lakeview Parking Lot CLOSED
  • Lone Oak Parking Lot CLOSED
  • Merry-Go-Round CLOSED
  • Mineral Springs Parking Lot CLOSED
  • Native Here Nursery CLOSED
  • South Park Drive CLOSED (NO vehicle traffic: Walk-In and Bike-In Access Only)
  • Steam Trains/Golden Gate Live Steamers CLOSED
  • Tilden Golf Course CLOSED

Tilden – Regional Parks Botanic Garden is CLOSED

Tilden Nature Area

  • Tilden Nature Area CLOSED (Walk-In Access Only)
  • Tilden Little Farm CLOSED
  • Environmental Education Center CLOSED
  • Indian Camp Parking Lot CLOSED

Wildcat Canyon Regional Park

  • Walk-In Entrance into the Alvarado Picnic Area and Playground CLOSED

    City of San Francisco Recreation & Parks: 

    Beginning April 1, 2020, closures of the following recreational features will take effect in city parks, per the City’s updated Shelter in Place order:

    + Sport courts, including all basketball, tennis and pickleball courts
    + Picnic areas, including barbecue areas
    + Enclosed dog parks
    + Archery ranges
    + Skateboard parks
    + South Sunset Playground Athletic Field
    + Mission Playground Athletic Field
    + Garfield Square Athletic Field
    + Franklin Square Athletic Field

    Here’s a list of all previous park-related closures to date:

    + Twin Peaks Road
    + Parking lots at Ocean Beach, Beach Chalet, Marina Green and Little Marina
    + Playgrounds
    + Outdoor fitness courts
    + Golf courses
    + Swimming pools
    + Angler’s Lodge (Golden Gate Park)
    + Lawn Bowling Club (Golden Gate Park)
    + Model Yacht Club (Golden Gate Park)
    + Disc Golf (Golden Gate Park)
    + Ornamental Gardens, including the SF Botanical Garden, Conservatory of Flowers and the Japanese Tea Garden (Golden Gate Park)
    Coit Tower
    + Stow Lake Boat Rentals, Bike Rentals and Segway Rentals
    + Carousel (Golden Gate Park)
    + Sharon Art Studio (Golden Gate Park)

    All regular recreation programs remain suspended, including all citywide senior programs and SFYBL games and practices. Summer day camp registration, originally scheduled for March 21, is postponed to date to be determined.

    All indoor permits and athletic field permits through March 31 are cancelled. Additionally, no new permits will be issued until the situation stabilizes. If you need to reach staff about cancelling or refunding a reservation, please email RPDReservations@sfgov.org.

    All community meetings and volunteer events are also cancelled until further notice.

    All other parks, trails and open spaces remain open at this time, however, you are encouraged to exercise and get outside subject to DPH guidance around social distancing.

    Athletic fields are currently open, but please remember:

    + Exercise alone, not in groups (residents of the same household allowed)
    + Do not share balls or equipment with anyone outside of your residence
    + Practice social distancing by staying at least 6 feet apart

    City of Berkeley:

     (March 24th) “To reduce COVID-19 spread within our community at this critical time, I have closed all City of Berkeley play structures, athletic courts, dog parks and certain sports fields.” –Dee Williams-Ridley, Berkeley City Manager

     Closed Parks: 

    • 63rd Street Mini Park, 1615 63rd St.
    • Bateman Mall Park, 3027 Colby St.
    • Becky Temko Tot Park, 2424 Roosevelt St.
    • Charlie Dohr Mini Park, 2208 Action St.
    • Grizzly Peak Park, 50 Whitaker Ave.
    • Haskell-Mabel Mini Park, 1255 Haskell St.
    • Ohlone Dog Park, 1800 Hearst Ave.
    • Price Street Mini Park, 1631 Prince St.
    • Virginia McGee Totland, 1644 Virginia
    • King Pool, 1700 Hopkins
    • West Campus Pool, 2100 Browning
    • Adventure Playground, 160 University
    • Frances Albrier Community Center, 2800 Park St.
    • James Kenney Community Center, 1720 8th St.
    • Live Oak Community Center, 1301 Shattuck
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. Youth Services Center/Young Adult Project (YAP), 1730 Oregon St.
    • Shorebird Park nature center, 160 University
    • Willard Clubhouse, 2720 Hillegass
    • Berkeley Skate Park, 711 Harrison
    • Gabe Catalfo Fields, 1100 4th St.
    • Tom Bates Regional Sports Complex, 400 Gilman St.

    Marin County Parks:

     All Marin County Parks locations are under restrictions, to comply with the Marin County public health order issued March 22, 2020. The order was issued when popular beaches and trailheads in Marin became dangerously overcrowded.

    Marin County’s public health officer is asking people not to drive to beaches, open space, or parks outside their neighborhoods. Avoid places where groups are gathering. Community members may walk or bike to nearby preserves, parks, and pathways that are open.  View the updated location list.

    Stay local, and protect yourself. Marin County Parks will continue to support efforts to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) as needed, based on public health guidance.

    San Mateo County Parks:

    (Restrooms, playgrounds, all picnic areas, and visitor centers are closed)

    • Coyote Point Recreation Area – no parking; walk in only
    • Coyote Point Marina – tenants only, no fishing, boat launch ramp closed
    • Crystal Springs Regional Trail
    • Devils’ Slide Trail
    • Edgewood Park
    • Fitzgerald Marine Reserve – beach and Seal Cove stairway closed
    • Huddart Park
    • Junipero Serra Park – no parking; walk in only
    • Mirada Surf
    • Pescadero Creek Park
    • Pillar Point Bluff
    • Quarry Park
    • San Bruno Mountain Park
    • San Pedro Valley Park
    • Sam McDonald Park
    • Wunderlich Park
    • Ralston Bike Trail and Sheep Camp Trail
    • Park Closures
    • Flood Park
    • Friendship Park
    • Memorial Park
    • Sanchez Adobe
    • Woodside Store

    Other Service Closures:

    All reservations are canceled through April 12 and no reservations will be accepted from now through April 12. The reservations phone line at (650) 363-4020 will be available Monday through Thursday to leave messages regarding reservations and cancellations. During this period, park staff will monitor email and phone messages and respond as appropriate in a timely manner. 

    All events are canceled. This includes Bicycle Sunday.

    The Parks main office in Redwood City is closed.

    The Parks Commission Meeting scheduled for April 2 has been canceled.

     

    Santa Clara County Parks:

    Out of an abundance of caution and in accordance with guidance from County and State officials to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Santa Clara County Parks is implementing the following changes effective as of March 16 through April 7, 2020:
    • All Santa Clara County Parks buildings and indoor facilities will be closed to the public. 
    • All Special events are canceled. Outdoor closures consist of Field Sports Park, Metcalf Motorcycle Park, Calero, Stevens Creek and Lexington Reservoirs, archery ranges and disk golf courses, our dog parks at Vasona, Los Gatos Creek and Ed Levin, all campgrounds, museums, visitor centers, group sites, yurts, golf courses, and playgrounds.
    • County Parks and trails will remain open as outdoor-only areas during regular hours of dawn to dusk. Outdoor restrooms will be available except for Rancho San Antonio Park. This restroom is closed.​  Continue to enjoy the trails in a safe and healthy manner while practicing social distancing. Per the Public Health Order, do not use the park system to gather. 
    • All programming in Santa Clara County Parks are temporarily suspended. This includes all recreational programs, instructional classes, ranger and interpretive led programs. 
    • New reservations of facilities remain suspended.