Parks & Trails

 City Parks 

The City of Pleasanton offers 46 community and neighborhood parks, approximately 60+ miles of trails and over 700 acres of undeveloped open space.

There are two types of parks in Pleasanton:

Community Parks

  • Community parks are intended for community-wide use and feature a variety of amenities.
  • Parks are as small as 1/3 acre and as large as 104 acres.
  • Augustin Bernal Park is a 237-acre natural jewel in the park system.
  • The fully restored interpretive Alviso Adobe Community Park reveals the history of the Amador Valley and a rare glimpse of times past.

Neighborhood Parks

  • Neighborhood parks are intended to serve the immediate neighborhood, but are open for use by the general public and have limited amenities.
  • Many neighborhood parks are located with ½ mile of residential neighborhoods, which is a goal of the City’s General Plan.

The Library and Recreation Department oversees programs and events within the parks. For questions or comments about programming call (925) 931-5340.

Park Maintenance is operated through the Operation Services Department. To report maintenance issues use the Mobile Citizen App from your smartphone or call (925) 931-5565.

Pleasanton Trails

Pleasanton is home to approximately 60+ miles of trails and over 700 acres of undeveloped open space. For questions or comments about access to Pleasanton's trails & open spaces, call (925) 931-5340.

Pleasanton Community Garden


The Library and Recreation Department facilitates a community garden located at Val Vista Community Park. The garden is comprised of thirty-four (34) full-sized patches, each measuring approximately 225 square feet. As of January 1, 2011, seven (7) new smaller patches of approximately 100 square feet have been added, bringing the total number of patches to 41. 


To Apply: please contact Zack Silva, Recreation Supervisor for an application.  Applications are accepted on a first come, first served basis from Pleasanton residents only. Prospective gardeners will be placed on a waitlist in order of application receipt.