We acquire, manage, and preserve natural and cultural resources for all to enjoy now and into the future. Our parks are ideal for healthful recreation and environmental education.
Offers a variety of recreational activities among treasured live oaks and majestic redwoods. Home of Palo Alto’s municipal swimming pool. On the north side of the park is the Lucie Stern Community Center and the Junior Museum and Zoo.
A wetlands education facility perched on stilts in the salt marshes of the Hayward Shoreline. We strive to foster the connection between people and the San Francisco Bay-Estuary, by providing environmental education and recreation programs.
Rotary PlayGarden is the Rotary Club of San Jose's centennial gift to the community. It is managed by Guadalupe River Park Conservancy, a non-profit org.
Tiny Treks is an innovative outdoor preschool program. Parents and teachers learn together through hands-on experiences which build self-esteem and encourage a love of nature.
Just on the eastern outskirts of San Jose is Alum Rock Park. It's a favorite for hiking, jogging, mountain biking, and for families who come to enjoy the picnic area and playgrounds.
Imagine 205 acres in the heart of Silicon Valley, where time stopped about 100 years ago. Imagine a fully-functioning 1890s farm preserved in a modern world, a place for people to escape the stress of the modern-day grind.
This 20-acre park is known for the mosaic water-snake that winds down a hillside. The park has a children's play area, sand volleyball court, covered picnic area, lighted sports fields, and two tennis courts.
Garin & Dry Creek Regional Parks are a great place to escape to and get back to nature. There are many adventures to find on the many trails, beautiful views, wild animals, and a nice picnic area to take a break and rejuvenate.
Excursion train rides on the historic Niles Canyon Railway.
Behind the massif of Mission Peak, hidden from the bustling human landscape of the Bay Area, Sunol exists peacefully on nature’s terms, on nature’s time.
The YMCA at Camp Arroyo is a state-of-the-art "green" built facility featuring some of the latest developments in environmentally friendly design and features.