Bay Area Regional Open Spaces
In addition to the beautiful open spaces in San Mateo County, the San Francisco Bay Area offers magical places to explore. Learn more about the adventures in the surrounding counties that await you!
County Parks are regional parks – located close to home, yet away from the pressures of the valley’s urban lifestyle.
The Department manages more than 220 parks, playgrounds and open spaces throughout the San Francisco bay area.
The East Bay Regional Park District is a system of beautiful parklands and trails in Alameda and Contra Costa counties to the east of San Francisco.
The Department manages neighborhood and regional parks, coastal access points, trails, and cultural / recreational programs.
Hike, bike, ride, paddle, swim, play. There are 17,900 beautiful acres to explore in 39 parks and 34 open space preserves.
The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy supports over 30 national park sites north and south of the Golden Gate.
An independent special district in the Bay Area with a greenbelt system of over 65,000 acres of public land and 26 open space preserves.