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Parks & Trails

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

For more information, contact us.

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.

Explore some of Pleasanton’s community parks with these new flyover tours below!

Pleasanton Tennis and Community Park

Cubby’s Dog Park and Marilyn Murphy Kane Trail

Bernal Community Park

Ken Mercer Sports Park

Amador Community Park

Val Vista Community Park

Creekside Community Park

Muirwood Community Park

Alviso Adobe Community Park

Augustin Bernal Park

Augustin Bernal Park is a 237 acre park located at 8200 Golden Eagle Way. The park offers miles of trails and open space, picnic tables and a restroom. Effective July 1, 2024, access to the Augustin Bernal Park will change. Non-Residents will be required to purchase a non-resident weekly pass, click on the link below to purchase. Pleasanton residents can continue to access the park at no charge but must provide proof of residency. Proof of residency can be in the form of any of the following documents:

  • Driver’s License
  • Any Pleasanton School Student Identification Card
  • City of Pleasanton Employee Identification Card
  • Photo I.D. indicating a Pleasanton address
  • Annual Residency Pass (Annual Residency Pass is available for Pleasanton residents who do not possess above items. Click on the link below for an Annual Residency Pass)
For all visitors to the park, please review the complete set of access guidelines prior to your visit.
 

RESIDENT ANNUAL PASS

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Park Hours:

June – August
6:30 a.m – 7:00 p.m.

April, May and September
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

October – March
7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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 & 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 Public Works Department. To report maintenance issues use the Mainstar portal or call (925) 931-5565.

BMX Park

The BMX Park is 3.65 acres and contains several dirt mounds and berms for BMX riding. There are also several picnic tables and a public restroom. The track is located at 3320 Stanley Blvd.

The park is open from dawn to dusk weather permitting. The BMX Park may close intermittently during the winter months due to rain and/or wet track conditions and the park will remain closed until conditions are considered safe.

When utilizing the park please abide by all safety signage.

Question about the track, call call (925) 931-5340.

Bicycle and Walking 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 is bike friendly. Check out our map of bike trails

Trails Master Plan

community garden

Community Garden

The Library and Recreation Department facilitates a community garden located at Val Vista Community Park. The garden is comprised of thirty-three (33) full-sized patches, each measuring approximately 225 square feet and seven (7) smaller patches of approximately 100 square feet.

The Val Vista Community Garden is currently at capacity. To be placed on the waiting list, prospective gardeners may contact Recreation Supervisor, Jack Hettinger. All gardeners must be Pleasanton residents to be eligible.

Park Programs

Pleasanton Trail Challenge 2024

The Pleasanton Trails Challenge is back for 2024. This year track your miles using our tracker sheet. When you reach certain milestones stop by the Recreation Services counter (located in the library) to get a mileage finisher sticker. You can add these stickers to your water bottle from the trails challenge last year. (Didn’t get a water bottle last year? Don’t worry, ask for one at the counter as well.)

Can you finish the challenge this year?

Sign up for FREE at www.pleasantonfun.com and search “trail challenge”.

Memorial & Donation

We’re not accepting donations for memorial benches and tables at this time.

The City of Pleasanton presents the opportunity to donate and memorialize a bench or a table at selected parks and trails. Please see the map below to view available benches and tables.

For more information, or to submit an application, call the Recreation Department at (925) 931-5340, or contact us via the form below.

donation bench design

Donation Bench Design

table design donation

Donation Table Design

Administration Hours

To submit an application for a memorial or a donation:
Recreation Department

Inquiries about the trail challenge:
Michele Crose

Inquiries about Park, Bike and Walking Trails
Matt Gruber

Hours of Operation:
8-6 p.m. Monday – Thursday
8-5 p.m. Friday

(925) 931-5340

Contact us by filling out the form below:

Parks & Trails

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