Redwood Regional Park


Nestled along the Oakland hills, Redwood Regional Park covers 1830 acres of land and is home to the last grove of Coast Redwoods in the East Bay. Explore over 40 miles of trails perfect for biking, hiking or a walk among the trees.

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1. Chabot Space & Science Center

0.99 MILES

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2. Mountain View Cemetery

4.49 MILES

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3. Clinton Square

5.14 MILES

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4. Lake Merritt


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5. Museum of Art & Digital Entertainment

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6. Children's Fairyland

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7. Oakland Museum of California

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8. UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley

5.84 MILES

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