Visitor Centers

The Park District has ten visitor centers and a boating center. For more information, call 1-888-EBPARKS  (1-888-327-2757)

Ardenwood   • Big Break   • Black Diamond   • Coyote Hills   • Crab Cove   • Del Valle   • Garin   • Sunol-Ohlone   • Tidewater   • Tilden Botanic Garden   • Tilden Nature Area  • Naturalist Program Information
Ardenwood Historic Farm
34600 Ardenwood Boulevard
(Ardenwood Blvd exit off Highway 84)
Fremont, CA 94555
(510) 544-2797

Visitor Center Hours 
***Reservations Required through June 25***
Tue. thru Sun., 10am-4pm

Open: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, July 4 & Labor Day
Closed: Thanksgiving and Christmas

Big Break Visitor Center at the Delta
69 Big Break Road
Oakley, CA 94561
(510) 544-3050

Visitor Center Hours
***Program Reservations Required***
: Sat. & Sun. (10am, 11am, 12pm)
 - Registration required.
VC hours: Thu. thru Sun., 10am-4pm. Open for information and walk-through. Limited exhibit access.
Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year's Day.

Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve
5175 Somersville Road
(Somersville Road exit off Highway 4)
Antioch, CA 94509
(510) 544-2750
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Sydney Flat Visitor Center
until further notice

Greathouse Visitor Center Hours

Sat. & Sun.: 10am-4:30pm (Mar.-Nov.)

Coyote Hills Regional Park
8000 Patterson Ranch Road
(Paseo Padre exit off Highway 84)
Fremont, CA 94555
(510) 544-3220

Visitor Center Hours
Wed - Sun: 10:00am-4:00pm
Limited capacity for socially distant, self-guided tours.

Open: New Year's Day
Closed: Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Crab Cove Visitor Center and Aquarium
1252 McKay Avenue
Alameda, CA 94501
(Take the Webster Tube from I-880 in Oakland)
(510) 544-3187

Visitor Center Hours
Wed-Sun 10am- 5pm (March - October)
Wed- Sun 10am- 4pm (November- February)
Limited capacity, social distancing.
Open: Memorial Day, Labor Day,
Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year's Day

Del Valle Regional Park
7000 Del Valle Road
Livermore, CA 94550
(Take the N. Livermore exit off I-580; 
Right on Mines Road; right on Del Valle Road)
Del Valle Visitor Center 
(510) 544-3146
Visitor Center Hours
Sundays: 9:30am-3pm
Garin Regional Park
1320 Garin Avenue
(off Mission Boulevard/Highway 238)
Hayward, CA 94544
(888) 327-2757, option 3, ext. 4530
Garin BarnCLOSED on Sat. Aug. 21, & Sat. Aug. 28.
Garin BarnOPEN on Sat. Sep. 4, &  Sat. Sep 11.
NOTE: Sat. Sep. 11, is the Garin Apple Festival and the last open day of the season for the Garin Barn
Visitor Center Hours
Open July 10 through Labor Day
  Saturdays: 11:30am - 5pm

Dry Creek Garden Hours
Thu. thru Sat., 10am-4pm

Sunol-Ohlone Regional Wilderness
1895 Geary Rd.
Sunol, CA 94586
(510) 544-3249
Sunol Visitor Center 
Sat & Sun: 8:30am-4pm
Closed: Christmas

Tidewater Boating Center
MLK Jr. Regional Shoreline

4675-A Tidewater Ave.
Oakland, CA 94601 
(510) 544-2553
Office Hours 
Mon-Sat 9am – 4pm.
Closed: Sunday
Gate Hours for Park:
Nov-Jan: 8am-5pm 
Feb: 8am-6pm
Mar-Apr: 8am-8pm
May-Aug: 8am-9pm
Sep: 8am-8pm
Oct: 8am-7pm

Tilden Regional Park - Botanic Garden
Intersection of Wildcat Canyon Road 
and South Park Drive
Berkeley, CA  94701
(use Shasta Road to connect to 
Wildcat Canyon Road when 
South Park Drive is closed)
(510) 544-3169 or (888) 327-2757,
press option 3, ext. 4507
Visitor Center Hours
 until further notice
The Botanic Garden is OPEN to individuals and households by  registration only, through June 25

Tilden Regional Park - Tilden Nature Area
Environmental Education Center (EEC)
North End of Central Park Drive
Tilden Nature Area
600 Canon Drive
Berkeley, CA 94708
(510) 544-2233
Visitor Center Hours
Tue-Sun 10am-4:30pm
Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day

 Little Farm
Open during regular park hours
Bring Celery or Lettuce to feed our farm animals
Tilden Nature Area
Open Daily: 5am to 10pm*
*unless otherwise posted or permitted