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Anthony Chabot, CA

Photo: Anthony Chabot
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Wed Jul 09 2014   Later Dates
 

Description

Camping and a wealth of other outdoor activities are available only 20 minutes from downtown Oakland at the 5,067-acre Anthony Chabot Park, part of the East Bay Regional Park District. It's a beautiful year-round public campground with miles of hiking and riding trails.

Geography:

Anthony Chabot Regional Park is located in the hills of Oakland, in Northern California.

Recreation:

Visitors can explore miles of beautiful hiking, riding, and bicycling trails, which wind through grasslands, chaparral, and shady eucalyptus groves and stretch along the shores of Lake Chabot. Please visit the Anthony Chabot Park Page for more information.

Facilities:

Group Camping - Two Rocks: Group camping will have priority over backpacking use of the site by virture of being able to make reservations earlier. Two Rocks may be reserved for backpacking no more than 30 days in advance and must be made at least 5 days in advance. Backpacking use is for groups of 10 or less and will be charged backpack fees. Two Rocks is open April through October. Two Rocks is located in the middle of Anthony Chabot Regional Park near other group campsites and is connected by a side trail to the Skyline National Trail.

Anthony Chabot Family Campground overlooks Lake Chabot. Hike-in sites (13-22) are closed from November 1-March 31. Hike-In Tent sites are NOT backpack sites. Reservations are taken for Hike-In Tent sites starting 12 weeks to the day, and up to 2 days prior. The campground has RV, trailer, tent, and Hike-In Tent campsites, hot showers, campfire programs and an amphitheater. Family campsite reservations can be made online or by calling the Reservations Department at 1-888-EBPARKS (1-888-327-2757) Option 2. Groups of 11 or more are encouraged to use group campsites. Group campsites are available by advanced reservation only (5 days advance/phone only). Call 1-888-EBPARKS (1-888-327-2757), Option 2. Please visit the East Bay Regional Park District Camping Page for more information.

Nearby Attractions:

Anthony Chabot Park is located in Oakland, near many attractions in the East Bay Area. Tourists should note that campground entry gates are locked every night: no vehicle entry possible after 10:00pm each night until gates are re-opened at 8:00am the next morning.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Amphitheater
  • Comfort Station
  • Handicap Access
  • Hiking Trail, Bicycle Riding
  • Hiking Trail, Horseback Riding
  • Lawn Near Site
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Program
  • Nature Study
  • Photography
  • Picnic Tables
  • Ranger Station
  • Recreation Programs
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Telephone
  • Water Drinking
Within 10 Miles
  • Golf
  • Rent Canoes/Kayaks
  • Rent Paddle Boat
  • Rent Patio Boat
  • Row Boat Rental
Alerts and Important Information
TO MAKE A PAYMENT for Group, Equestrian, or Backpack camping reservations, call East Bay Regional Park District Reservations Department 1-888-327-2757, option 2.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
37.73528, -122.09611
37°44'7"N, 122°5'46"W

There are several access points to Anthony Chabot Regional Park, located on Redwood Road in the hills above Oakland.

  • From I-580 West in Castro Valley, take the Redwood Road exit (Exit 36) and turn RIGHT at Redwood Road.
  • From I-580 East in Castro Valley, take the Redwood Road exit (Exit 36) and turn LEFT at Redwood Road.
  • Once on Redwood Road, continue on Redwood Road for 6 miles through town and past the Proctor Staging Area, Willow Park Golf Course, and the Chabot Staging Area.
  • Turn LEFT at the Marciel Gate onto Marciel Road
  • Enter the park on Marciel Road and continue for 2 miles (veer left at the Marksmanship Range entrance)
  • ARRIVE at the Anthony Chabot Family Campground entrance at the end of Marciel Road (0.4 miles beyond the Marksmanship Range entrance)


  • Marciel Gate street address: 9999 Redwood Road, Castro Valley, CA 94546

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    Anthony Chabot
    9999 REDWOOD RD.
    Castro Valley CA 94546

    Phone Number:

    Information: 1-888-327-2757 x4502