Get Outside in Oakland

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Get Outside in Oakland

Whether you’re looking to sweat or you are looking for a new way to discover Oakland, check out these 6 ways.

1. Paddle the Oakland Estuary

Grab your friends and come out to California Canoe and Kayak to rent kayaks and paddle boards and explore the Oakland Estuary.

Oakland Estuary

2. Run around Lake Merritt

You can always boat in Lake Merritt, more information about that here, but to work off extra calories you can also jog around the Crown Jewel of the East Bay as well!

Lake Merritt

3. Tour the Redwoods in an Off-Road Segway

These aren't your traditional Segways. These extra-rugged machines from Segway Off-Road are ready to help you get off the beaten path and see the Redwoods like never before.


4. Mountain Bike through Joaquin Miller Park

Joaquin Miller Park's features the Cinderella Trail, which provides a great downhill experience. Don't believe us? Check it out for yourself.

Joaquin Miller Park

5. Take a trip to the Oakland Zoo

Soar through the hills at the Oakland Zoo on the new gondola that whisks you up to the new California Trail exhibit. There's even wildlife to admire from the gondola.

Oakland Zoo

6. Hike through Redwood Regional Park

At Redwood Regional Park you'll enjoy over 1,800 acres of Coast Redwoods and other evergreens as you glimpse some of the best views of the San Francisco Bay. The park is dog-friendly, so don't be shy about bringing your 4-legged friend.

Reinhardt Redwood Regional Park

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