Lakeside Park

Grand Ave. & Bellevue Ave.
Oakland, CA 94610- Map It
(510) 238-2196

AAA Editor Notes

Lakeside Park is along the n. shore of Lake Merritt, a saltwater tidal lake in the center of the city. Boat rentals, sailing lessons and bowling greens are available. A tour boat also cruises the lake. The Camron-Stanford House, an 1876 Victorian, was home to several prominent Oakland families and formerly housed the Oakland Museum. Picnicking is permitted.
Park free. A fee is charged for Camron-Stanford House tours. Parking: $2-$10 (Mon.-Fri.); $5 (Sat.-Sun. and holidays).
Hours: Park open daily during daylight hours. Guided tours of the Camron-Stanford House are given Sun. at 1, 2 and 3.