Photo by East Bay Regional Parks District.

The East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) in the San Francisco Bay Area is a network of public parks and trails spanning Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Established in 1934, it is the largest regional park district in the United States, covering over 125,000 acres and featuring 73 parks. The district is known for its scenic beauty, diverse ecosystems, and recreational opportunities, including hiking, biking, and picnicking. For dog owners, the EBRPD is particularly accommodating, offering numerous dog-friendly trails. In fact, there are about 1,250 miles of trails, many of which allow dogs, making it a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and their canine companions.

Sunol Regional Wilderness

Sunol Regional Wilderness

Bedrock mortars used by Native Americans for pounding acorns that were found in the area are reminders of Sunol's first ...
Hayward Regional Shoreline

Hayward Regional Park

Hayward Regional Shoreline, part of the East Bay Regional Park District, consists of 1,811 acres of salt, fresh, and brackish ...
Dog and people in Tilden Park.

Tilden Regional Park

One of the East Bay Regional Park District's three oldest parks, Charles Lee Tilden Regional Park has been called the ...
Happy senior dog and his owner out for a walk

Briones Regional Park

Although Briones Regional Park is close to Pleasant Hill, Concord, Martinez, Lafayette and Walnut Creek, there are peaks within it ...
Point Pinole Regional Shoreline

Point Pinole Regional Shoreline

The journey is as scenic as the destination at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline, a 2,315-acre parkland right next to densely ...
woman hikes with dog on leash at Del Valle Regional Park.

Del Valle Regional Park

Del Valle Regional Park, part of the East Bay Regional Park District, is a 5,000-acre park set amid oak-studded hills ...
Contra Loma Regional Park

Contra Loma Regional Park

Contra Loma's 780 acres include an 80-acre reservoir for year-round fishing and a life guarded swim lagoon for summertime swimming ...
Woman and dog walking on a trail

Iron Horse Regional Trail

The dog-friendly Iron Horse Regional trail is a multi-use, whole-access trail between the cities of Concord and Pleasanton follows the ...
PLEASANTON RIDGE REGIONAL PARK

Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park

The Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park 5,271-acre open space is centered on an oak-covered ridge overlooking Pleasanton and the Livermore Valley ...
Alameda Creek Regional Trail

Alameda Creek Regional Trail

As part of the East Bay Regional Park District, dogs must be on leash in parking lots, developed areas and ...
Ohlone Wilderness Regional Preserve

Ohlone Wilderness Regional Preserve

You have to hike or ride horseback to see the Ohlone Wilderness Regional Preserve magnificent 9,737-acre parkland, accessible only by ...
Sibley Volcanic park

Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve

East Bay residents have a volcano in their backyard at Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve. Dogs are welcome to join you ...
MORGAN TERRITORY REGIONAL PRESERV

Morgan Territory Regional Preserve

Most of the Morgan Territory Regional Preserve's 4,708-acre park trails are named to commemorate indigenous peoples  (Coyote, Fox and Eagle ...
View of Mission Peak, Fremont Central Park

Mission Peak Regional Preserve

Rising steeply to the east behind the city of Fremont, Mission and Monument peaks form a dramatic backdrop to the ...
Miller Knox Regional Shoreline

Miller/Knox Regional Shoreline

The 307-acre Miller/Knox Regional Shoreline in Richmond, part of the East Bay Regional Park District, offers a beautifully landscaped shoreline ...
Lake Chabot Regional Park

Lake Chabot Regional Park

The Lake Chabot Regional Park, reservoir, part of the East Bay Regional Park District, was built in 1874-75 as a ...
Delight in the sight of two energetic dogs engaging in a lively game at the park on a bright, sunny day. Marvel as one dog exhibits its agility and strength by effortlessly leaping over its playmate, invigorating an afternoon filled with fun and frolic for your furry friend. - Dogtrekker

Point Isabel Regional Park

There are beautiful views of the Golden Gate and Marin County from this landscaped, 23-acre dog park at the west ...
Anthony Chabot Regional Park

Anthony Chabot Regional Park

Camping and a wealth of other outdoor activities are available only 20 minutes from downtown Oakland at the East Bay ...
Wildcat Canyon Regional Park

Wildcat Canyon Regional Park

Wildcat Canyon Regional Park encompasses 2,430 acres along the Wildcat Creek watershed and the surrounding hills and ridges. It is ...
OYSTER BAY REGIONAL SHORELINE

Oyster Bay Regional Park

Oyster Bay Regional Shoreline waterfront parkland is on the site of a former landfill is a work in progress popular ...
Big Break Regional Shoreline

Big Break Regional Park

Big Break Regional Shoreline, part of the so-called “Inland Coast” at the mouth of the massive San Francisco/San Joaquin river ...
Photo by East Bay Regional Park District.

Carquinez Strait Regional Park

Carquinez Strait Regional Shoreline comprises 1,415 acres of bluffs and shoreline along Carquinez Scenic Drive between the town of Crockett ...
Woman walking with her beagle.

Diablo Foothills Regional Park

Diablo Foothills Regional Park is the gateway to the parklands of Mount Diablo State Park and Walnut Creek Open Space ...
Bishop Ranch Regional Preserve

Bishop Ranch Regional Preserve

As part of the East Bay Regional Park District, one of the most dog-friendly park districts in California, dogs at ...
Brushy Peak Regional Preserve

Brushy Peak Regional Preserve

Brushy Peak Regional Preserve is part of the East Bay Regional Park District, one of the most dog-friendly park districts ...
Claremont Canyon_Fred Rowe

Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve

Dog-friendly Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve is a part of the dog-friendly East Bay Regional Park District ...
Coyote Hills Regional Park

Coyote Hills Regional Park

Coyote Hills Regional Park, dedicated in 1967 and covering 1,266 acres along the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay, offers ...
Briones to Mount Diablo Trail

Briones to Mount Diablo Regional Trail

The Briones to Mount Diablo Regional Trail connects Briones Regional Park and Mt. Diablo State Park, serving the communities of ...
Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area

Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area

Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area is a 266-acre park that includes an 80-acre lake, ample parking, picnic grounds and miles ...
Sobrante Ridge Botanic Regional Preserve

Sobrante Ridge Botanic Regional Preserve

The Sobrante Ridge Botanic Regional Preserve's 277-acre oak/bay parkland preserves the habitat of the extremely rare Alameda manzanita as well ...
Kennedy Grove Regional Recreation Area

Kennedy Grove Regional Recreation Area

Kennedy Grove Regional Recreation Area, part of the East Bay Regional Park District, offers a comfortable setting for either small ...
Poppies at East Bay regional park

East Bay Regional Park District

For dogs and the humans who follow, the EBRPD is one of the most dog-friendly entities in the state of ...
Black Diamond Regional Preserve

Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve

As part of the East Bay Regional Park District, one of the most dog-friendly park districts in California, dogs must ...
Quarry Lakes Regional Park pier

Quarry Lakes Regional Recreation Area

Part of the dog-friendly East Bay Regional Park District, Quarry Lakes Regional Recreation Area is a great destination for outdoor ...
Radke Martinez Regional Shoreline

Ted and Kathy Radke Martinez Regional Shoreline

At Ted and Kathy Radke Martinez Regional Shoreline, managed by the dog-friendly East Bay Regional Park District, there is an ...
Rainbow over San Leandro shoreline

Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Park

Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline is a dog-friendly 741-acre park leased from the Port of Oakland. Dogs on leash ...
Leona Canyon

Leona Canyon Regional Open Space Preserve

Leona Canyon Regional Open Space Preserve, beautiful wooded canyon, is protected in this 290-acre parkland near Merritt College in Oakland ...
Reinhardt Redwood, Gary Crabbe

Dr. Aurelia Reinhardt Redwood Regional Park

Dr. Aurelia Reinhardt Redwood Regional Park's 1,829 acres also coast redwoods, evergreens, chaparral, and grasslands. Dogs on leash welcome ...
A striking black and white hound playfully stands by the lapping waters at the edge of Garin Regional Park, casting a glance back over its shoulder with inviting eyes. - Dogtrekker

Garin/Dry Creek Pioneer Regional Parks

Garin/Dry Creek Pioneer Regional Park is part of the East Bay Regional Park District, one of the most dog-friendly park ...
Poppies in Five Canyons Opens Space

Five Canyons Open Space

Discover the dog-friendly Five Canyons Open Space in Castro Valley, boasting over 300 acres of natural landscapes and five miles ...
Bulldog in flowers in Northern California

Fairmont Ridge

Fairmont Ridge is a part of Anthony Chabot Regional Park in the  dog-friendly East Bay Regional Park District. There is ...
Iron Horse Trail

Iron Horse Park Trail

Iron Horse Park is located on Solano Way between Hilltop Road and Olivera Road in Concord. This .18-acre park features ...
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Acalanes Ridge

While the 23-acre Acalanes Ridge is physically small compared to other John Muir Land Trust properties, it is of exponential ...
Redwoods on the Dunn trail

Dunn Trail Loop

The Dunn Trail Loop is a 3+ mile loop from Roberts Recreation Area through parts of Redwood Regional Park. It's ...
Sunol Canyon trail

Canyon View Trail

This hiking trail in Sunol Regional Wilderness is suitable for the whole family. It leads through Jacob's Valley to the ...
Jack Russell Terrier dog and person walking on trail

Bayview Trail

With comfortably rocked paths, and friendly visits from the local wild life, the Bayview Trail will take you right along ...
Point Pinole Regional Shoreline

Point Pinole Road

Does a view of the bay, access to play, picnic and fishing areas sound good to you? Then join the ...
Photo by East Bay Regional Park District.

Maguire Peaks Loop Trail

This 4-mile loop in Sunol Regional Wilderness is the longest in the park and filled with fascinating sights ...
Lagoon Valley Park Mtb Trail

Lagoon Valley Park Mtb Trail

Lagoon Valley Park Mtb Trail is a dog-friendly 7.5-mile loop trail at Pena Adobe/Lagoon Valley Park in Vacaville ...
Contra Costa Canal Trail

Contra Costa Canal Trail

As part of the East Bay Regional Park District which is one of the most dog-friendly park districts in California, ...
Indian Joe Creek Trail

Indian Joe Creek Trail

This great hiking trail is located inside of Sunol Regional Wilderness. There is a ton of things to see on ...
Eagles' View Trail

Eagles’ View Trail

This great hiking trail is located inside of Sunol Regional Wilderness. You will see chapparal, oak woodland, and grassland communities ...
Flag Hill Trail

Flag Hill Trail

This great hiking trail is located inside of Sunol Regional Wilderness. It shows off beautiful views of the park, Alameda ...
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Stonehurst

A large parcel of 150 acres of pastoral land in Alhambra Valley was at risk of subdivision and development, but ...
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Gustin Ranch

To the north of Dutra Ranch lies Gustin Ranch – 80 acres of thick woods and grass-covered hills, offering sweeping ...
Patwin Park

Patwin Park

Patwin Park is a small neighborhood park on Elmira Drive in Vacaville. The park has basketball courts, playground equipment, ...
Reinhardt Redwood, Gary Crabbe

Stream Trail

The Stream Trail is a beautiful scenic and shaded trail in Redwood Canyon for you and your dog. Most of ...
Reinhardt Redwood, Gary Crabbe

West Ridge Trail

The dog-friendly West Ridge Trail offers a mixture of beautiful panoramic views and woods filled with redwoods ...
Rocky Hill Trail

Rocky Hill Trail

Rocky Hill Trail offers dog walkers a short urban walk on a paved path in Vacaville. Pick up the trail ...
Thylenanti Trail, Lagoon Tower Road and Jepson Loop Trail

Thylenanti Trail, Lagoon Tower Road and Jepson Loop Trail

Thylenanti Trail, Lagoon Tower Road and Jepson Loop Trail connect to make a dog-friendly loop trail in Vacaville's Pena Adobe/Lagoon ...
Hammond Coastal Trail

Hammond Coastal Trail

The Hammond Trail provides adventure, history, and beautiful views all year long. Managed by Humboldt County Parks, it stretches from ...
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Franklin Canyon

One of the most important projects ever undertaken by John Muir Land Trust, Franklin Canyon is a 483-acre property comprised ...
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Dutra Ranch

The Franklin Hills represent an important wildlife corridor that allows animals to roam and thrive in natural habitat. By 2003, ...

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