Contra Costa County CA Parks Department

Find Contra Costa County, California parks departments, including city and state park authorities, and systems. Parks departments provide information on local recreation facilities, city parks, state parks, activities, and recreational land use.


Brentwood Parks and Recreation 35 Oak Street Brentwood CA 94513 925-516-5444


California State Parks and Recreation 96 Mitchell Canyon Road Clayton CA 94517 925-673-2891

Concord City Parks Recreation 1760 Clayton Road Concord CA 94520 925-671-3494

Contra Costa County Parks 255 Glacier Drive Martinez CA 94553 925-313-2333

Lafayette Parks and Recreation 500 Saint Marys Road Lafayette CA 94549 925-284-2232

Oakley Parks and Recreation 3231 Main Street Oakley CA 94561 925-625-7000

Orinda Parks and Recreation 28 Orinda Way Orinda CA 94563 925-253-4204

Pittsburg Parks and Recreation 300 Presidio Lane Pittsburg CA 94565 925-252-4842

Richmond City Parks and Recreation 3530 Morningside Drive Richmond CA 94803 510-620-6890

Richmond Parks and Recreation 3230 Macdonald Avenue Richmond CA 94804 510-620-6950

About the Contra Costa County Parks Department

The Contra Costa County Parks Department usually refers to a Contra Costa County or local government agency that is responsible for a wide range of public facilities used for active or passive recreation or as open spaces in Contra Costa County, CA. These include Contra Costa County public parks, athletic fields, indoor and outdoor pools, other sports facilities, trails, and nature preserves.

You may contact the Parks Department for questions about:
  • Contra Costa County parks and recreation facilities
  • Park permits
  • Community events in Contra Costa County, California
  • Recreation and athletic programs
  • Contra Costa County Parks Department jobs and employment
Contra Costa County Public Parks

The maintenance of Contra Costa County Parks Department facilities is a central responsibility of the Parks Departments. Using a combination of Department employees and contractual service providers, Parks Departments keep Contra Costa County facilities clean and in good repair. They may also plan and manage upgrades, expansions, and capital improvements to Contra Costa County parks in response to the aging of facilities or changes in public demand. The Contra Costa County Department of Parks and Recreation is also responsible for scheduling and coordinating the use of their facilities. A variety of clubs, sports leagues, and community groups utilize park facilities in Contra Costa County. Parks Departments attempt to accommodate and balance the needs of the Contra Costa County community in making facilities available to interested groups and the general public and may issue Contra Costa County park permits for authorized use.

Community Park Programs & Events

The Contra Costa County Parks Department also provides programs, activities, and services with its own staff and resources. Parks Department programs include youth and adult swim lessons, Little League baseball and other organized sports, fitness classes, and summer camps. The Contra Costa County Parks Department also runs programs in partnership with other Contra Costa County community organizations. The Parks and Recreation Department is often in charge of organizing special events such as Contra Costa County 4th of July celebrations, other holiday events, fishing derbies, and festivals.

State Parks in Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County State Parks are the responsibility of the California State Department of Conservation or Department of Environmental Protections. The U.S. National Parks Service (NPS) manages all national parks, as well as many national monuments and other properties with special designations.