Lakeside Park is best known for Lake Merritt which is one of the most celebrated and accessible parks in Oakland with hundreds of visitors enjoying the park and its unique amenities daily. There are so many enjoyable activities and places to have an adventure while visiting Lake Merritt inside Lakeside Park. Stroll along Edoff Memorial Bandstand which was built in 1923, jog or bike along paved trails, or bird watching nearby the five bird islands on the lake that serve as the oldest Wildlife Refuge in Northern America. We enthusiastically invite you to visit Lakeside Park and the variety of surrounding attractions while you are in Oakland, make Oakland your destination.

hiking
7 days ago

1 month ago

No better way to see oakland than a walk or jog around the Lake

1 month ago

Relaxing walk!!

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trail running
3 months ago

My favorite jogs in Oakland, it's convenient, easy and right in the heart of Oakland

walking
4 months ago

walked
sidewalk
finished on the TRAIL to my starter point near Fairyland.

trail running
4 months ago

hiking
4 months ago

A nice stroll around the lake w/ family that doesn't require much effort.

hiking
4 months ago

walking
4 months ago

A local running and walking site great for first dates and casual coffee dates with friends. There is a bird sanctuary, a rowing club, outdoor amphitheatre overlooking the lake, bathrooms, water fountains, a restaurant, and more. Great people watching!