Contra Costa County Park

Find Contra Costa County California parks. Parks provide information on indoor and outdoor recreational areas and facilities, playgrounds, ball and athletic fields, trails, and general outdoor nature areas.

Alexander Park Rolph Avenue Crockett CA 94525 510-787-2558

Almondridge Park 3400 Almondridge Drive Antioch CA 94509 925-779-6950

Antioch City Park West 10th Street Antioch CA 94509 925-779-6950

Arbolado Park Arbolado Drive Walnut Creek CA 94598 925-943-5855

Arlington Park 1120 Arlington Boulevard El Cerrito CA 94530 510-559-7000

Balfour Guthrie Park 1701 Balfour Road Brentwood CA 94513

Barbara and Jay Vincent Park San Francisco Bay Trail Richmond CA 94804 510-231-3004

Boone Acres Park 9716 Davona Drive San Ramon CA 94583

Brazil Quarry Park 1598 Kent Way Concord CA 94521

Brook Street Park 3562 Brook Street Lafayette CA 94549 925-284-2232

Burg Park 2801 Clinton Avenue Richmond CA 94804

Cambridge Park 1135 Lacey Lane Concord CA 94520 925-671-3329

Canyon Trail Park 6757 Gatto Avenue El Cerrito CA 94530 510-559-7000

Cappy Ricks Park Pacheco Boulevard Martinez CA 94553

Castro Park 1420 Norvell Street El Cerrito CA 94530 510-559-7000

Cerrito Vista Park 950 Pomona Avenue El Cerrito CA 94530 510-559-7000

Civic Park Recreation Center 1375 Civic Drive Walnut Creek CA 94596 925-943-5852

Clayton California Community Park 7411 Marsh Creek Road Clayton CA 94517 925-673-7300

Concord Community Park 3501 Cowell Road Concord CA 94518 925-671-3329

Contra Loma Park Mahogany Way Antioch CA 94509 925-757-0404

About Contra Costa County Parks

Contra Costa County Parks are natural or semi-natural open spaces set aside for outdoor recreation, leisure, or preservation in Contra Costa County, CA. Almost all Parks in Contra Costa County are public spaces open to the general public, though there are some examples of private Parks. Most Contra Costa County and local governments have a Parks Department that is responsible for maintaining City Parks, Town Greens, Athletic Parks, and similar open spaces.

You may contact Parks for questions about:
  • Finding a Contra Costa County Park near you
  • Contra Costa County Park special events calendar
  • Athletic fields, training facilities, and sports facilities
  • Contra Costa County Park permits
  • Local, California State Parks & National Parks
Contra Costa County Public Parks

Contra Costa County City Park, also called an Urban Park or Municipal Park, provides recreation and green space for visitors and the residents of the local community. Common features of a City Park include walking paths, running trails, gardens, playgrounds, picnic tables, open lawns, and sports fields. Some may include public restrooms and an information center. A Neighborhood Park is a smaller-scale version of a City Park intended for the residents of the surrounding neighborhood. They are typically designed to give Contra Costa County residents, especially families with young children, open recreation space within walking distance of their homes.

Contra Costa County Town Parks

A Town Green is a Park that serves as a common area for civic gatherings, public celebrations, and Contra Costa County community events. They are often located in the center of a municipality, adjacent to the Contra Costa County City or Town Hall, and they are common sites for farmers markets, concerts, and similar gatherings. A City Square is an urban alternative to a Town Green and fulfills a similar purpose in a less natural setting.

Athletic Parks in Contra Costa County, California

Contra Costa County Athletic Parks consists of fields and facilities necessary for recreational and competitive sports. An Athletic Park may be designated for a single sport or activity, or it may be a complex of facilities that serves as a hub for athletic activities in a locality or region. Athletic Parks can range from a single Contra Costa County little league baseball field with a gravel parking lot to a large regional complex with a full array of amenities including locker rooms, training facilities, concession stands, field lighting, stadium seating, and press boxes.

California State Parks & National Parks

A National or California State Park is an area set aside for conservation by the federal government or a CA State government due to its environmental, historical, or cultural significance. National and State Parks also serve as tourist destinations and recreational areas. National Parks are managed by the U.S. National Parks Service, while California State Parks are usually managed by the California Department of Conservation or Department of Environmental Protection.