24997 Mission Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: (510) 538-4466
Fax: (510) 581-8029
24997 Mission Blvd., Hayward, CA, US, 94544
- Phone: (510) 538-4466
- Fax: (510) 581-8029
Picnic facilities, horseback riding and hiking trails, fishing in Jordan Pond - this park has a lot to offer. It is popular with naturalists with a variety of plant and animal wildlife to enjoy. The Garin Barn Visitor Center, open on weekends, offers programs for visitors to identify different species at their own leisure through pamphlets and displays. Additional displays teach about local history. Many enjoy the blacksmith shop and the antique farm equipment. In the late summer the park hosts an apple festival with folk music, games and, of course, apples.
Situated amidst the hills of the lake city of Oakland is the Lake Chabot Golf Course. As the name suggests, the course is a public treasure and it has a long history. The course plays a host to the city golf championship, which dates back to 1920. The field offers 27 pristine holes along with 18 full-length holes and is accessible to all, irrespective of ability. It is indeed a perfect venture for all the golf lovers. The place is otherwise a popular wedding ground and function house.
Monarch Bay Golf Club in San Leandro is a great golf venue with a course that sets it apart from other courses in the neighboring areas. The 27-hole course is in close porximity to the San Francisco Bay and has some of the best views of the land beyond. Scenic location and easily accessible, it a preferred venue not only for national and international tournaments but also for local events. The restaurant and bar are good enough to cozy up for a lunch or high tea and the Pro Shop stocks modern golfing accessories.
This beautiful wedding cake of a mansion, built in 1899, is an outstanding example of the Neo-classical Revival style significant enough to have been designated a National Historic Site by the United States Department of the Interior. The 37-room estate features a Tiffany-style dome, ten fireplaces and lovely parquet floors in its 16,224 square-feet. During the winter holiday season, the house features magnificent decorations and hosts a number of special festive events.
South of the Oakland Airport in San Leandro lies this East Bay Regional Park where nature enthusiasts can come to enjoy a variety of wildlife in their natural habitat. On any given day you might see marsh hawks, black-shouldered kites, red-tailed hawks, seagulls, and more. The park features great views of the Bay, walking trails that lead to a vista point and public facilities like picnic tables, water fountains, and restrooms.
Few would believe that Metropolitan Golf Links was used some years ago as a dumping ground for wastes from the San Francisco Bay area. This 18-hole golf course today offers an excellent surface to play but the small lakes, streams, grass and muddy surfaces test your golfing skills.The on-board golf shop stocks modern golf accessories. Not all who come here are pros, so many amateurs take lessons from the professional golfers who teach and give out golfing tips to the new entrants.The club can also be hired for weddings and other social events.
This East Bay Regional Park trail runs for 12 miles along Alameda Creek, beginning in Fremont and ending at the San Francisco Bay. Throughout the course you'll visit Niles Canyon and Coyote Hills Regional Park, and go through parts of three east Bay towns, namely Fremont, Union City and Newark. The trails are frequented by cyclists, hikers and joggers, as well as horseback riders required to use a separate trail. The entire trail is filled with scenic views and diverse wildlife to enjoy.
The Sequoyah Country Club in the Oakland Hills is home to one of the best golf courses in the city. The 18-hole, par 70 course features perfectly manicured greens, rolling hills and beautiful trees. Members rarely need pre-arrange tee times, and still the course is never crowded.
San Ramon Golf Club stands out for the exceptional scenic beauty it possess. Technically the course is versatile and challenging. Players of varied skill levels find this an interesting destination to explore. Very well groomed and with an affordable fee-structure this course ranks high in the popularity index of the area. There are also qualified instructors who will help you improvise on your teeing techniques. Weddings and private gatherings are also regularly conducted here.
This complex has a 62,500 seat stadium and a 19,200 seat arena. The stadium is home to the Oakland Raiders and the Oakland A's, as well as home to the Golden State Warriors. Many major concerts are also held here.
The Alameda County Fair Race Track, located in the Alameda County Fairgrounds, is a one mile horse race track. Built in 1858, this race track is one of the oldest in the entire country, and holds some very important and prestigious races from time to time. One can find different horse breeds such as Arabian, thoroughbred and Quarter here, and bet on the most likely winner.
Spread over an area of 1500 yards, The Pleasanton Golf Center is a nine hole golf course. Constructed in the year 1974 and designed by Ron Curtola, this golf course is situated on the Alameda County Fairgrounds in the city of Pleasanton. This golf course welcomes golf players of all age groups and also offers golf lessons to novices. Surrounded by trees and beautifully landscaped, this place is a haven for golf players.