Parks and Recreation
NOTICE REGARDING USE OF COUNTY MAINTAINED PARKS AND FACILITIES DURING THE COVID-19 HEALTH EMERGENCY
For the safety of the community, public bathrooms, water fountains, and play/sport features are temporarily closed. Thank you for doing your part in minimizing the spread of the coronavirus.
Contra Costa County is an outdoor enthusiast’s delight; it is home to more than 1,200 miles of hiking trails within dozens of parks spread across the county.
The Contra Costa County Public Works Department operates and maintains a variety of parks throughout the county and manages contracts for recreational programming in Alamo, Rodeo and San Pablo. The County’s Park Permit for use of county maintained parks can be found by clicking the following link: Park Permit (PDF).
County Maintained Parks and Facilities
- Alamo Elementary School Field (pdf)
- Andrew H. Young Park (pdf)
- Big Oak Tree Park (pdf)
- Boeger Park (pdf)
- Clyde Park (pdf)
- Fox Creek Park (pdf)
- Hap Magee Ranch Park (pdf)
- Hemme Station Park (pdf)
- Hickory Meadows Park (pdf)
- Lefty Gomez Community Center & Ballfield Complex (pdf)
- Livorna Park (pdf)
- Lynnbrook Park (pdf)
- Marie Porter Park (pdf)
- Maybeck Park (pdf)
- Montalvin Park (pdf)
- Montarabay Community Center (pdf)
- Pacheco Creekside Park (pdf)
- Parkway Estates Park (pdf)
- Rancho Romero School Field and Park (pdf)
- Rodeo Creek Trail (pdf)
- Spear Circle Park (pdf)
- Tradewind Court Park (pdf)
- Viewpoint Park (pdf)
A complete list of the amenity features for each park can be found here: Park Amenities (PDF)
Livorna Park The Alamo Parks and Recreation Summer Concert Series and Movie Under the Stars features live music and films for the whole family. These Alamo Municipal Advisory sponsored events are free of charge and provide an excellent opportunity to enjoy music and films in a beautiful park setting. A schedule of the current years events will be posted below:
Other State and National Park Districts within Contra Costa County
There are a number of regional park districts within Contra Costa County, the largest being the East Bay Regional Park District, which spans more than 100,000 acres. John Muir National Historic Site is also within Contra Costa County.
Mt. Diablo State Park offers the most recognizable landmark right in the middle of the county, rising more than 3,800 feet, and visible from nearly every vantage point. The park offers a variety of recreational opportunities.
In Contra Costa County you can swim, bike, golf, fish, picnic and explore a variety of venues; there is truly something for everyone.