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.

on Lake Merritt

hiking
18 hours ago

walking
21 days ago

trail running
23 days ago

trail running
1 month ago

This isn't a trail so much as a Lakeside walk --mostly on pavement. But it's beautiful and peaceful and great for jogging or a romantic stroll. No hiking shoes necessary! Even prettier at night or sunset :-)

on Lake Merritt

walking
1 month ago

trail running
1 month ago

walking
2 months ago

Beautiful Oakland

walking
2 months ago

walking
2 months ago

An easy, beautiful trail with lovely panoramic views.

Awesomeness

trail running
2 months ago

2 months ago

Beautiful Oakland and beautiful people watching. The botanical gardens is a must stop. Simply enchanting g!

3 months ago

on Lake Merritt

4 months ago

on Lake Merritt

4 months ago