Lafayette Reservoir Recreation Area
3849 Mt Diablo Blvd
Lafayette, California 94549
Local Phone: (925) 284-9669
Lafayette Recreation Area is an all-year day-use area ideal for hiking, jogging, fishing, boating and picnicking, located off Highway 24 only one mile from the Lafayette BART station. Lafayette Recreation Area is open every day. Bicyclists and people on roller skates, roller blades and scooters are allowed on Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon until closing and on Sundays on the paved Lakeside Trail and roads. You will see beautiful views of the Reservoir and Mt, Diablo amidst oaks and grassy slopes, so take your time and enjoy the scenery. Please help to keep dogs welcome by picking up after your dog. Please note that dogs are not allowed in the water.
Parking: Lot available
Fee: two hour metered spaces or $6.00 parking all day.
Water: Bring your own
Best time of year for this hike: Year round
Distance: 4.7 miles.
Degree of difficulty: Moderate with continuous elevation changes.
Hours of operation: 6:30 AM to 5:30PM (summer and Fall hours longer)
Leash rule: Dogs must stay on leashes at all times.