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ATTENTION: Effective April 9, 2014; We will not be accepting any reservations beyond Sunday, July 6, for camping, picnicking, swimming or special events at Del Valle Regional Park. This action is in response to the historic drought conditions affecting California. A predicted drawdown of Del Valle reservoir this summer for drinking water supplies will most likely result in the lake level falling below the intakes of the parks public water system. Without an operational park water system we will be unable to provide drinking water, operate the parks sanitary sewer system, or provide for adequate fire protection. Existing reservations prior to June 8 will be honored but are contingent upon adequate lake levels and water supplies.

Del Valle, CA

Photo: Del Valle
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Fri Jul 11 2014   Later Dates
 

Description

Del Valle Regional Park, part of the East Bay Regional Park District, is located in a valley framed by oak-covered hills. The centerpiece of the park is a five-mile long lake, with all kinds of water-oriented recreation, surrounded by 4,316 acres of beautiful land for hiking, horseback riding, and nature study. Del Valle is also the eastern gateway to the Ohlone Wilderness Trail, 28 miles of scenic back country trail.

Geography:

Del Valle is located about 10 miles south of Livermore, CA, on the east side of San Francisco Bay.

Recreation:

Del Valle offers two swimming beaches, with lifeguards on duty during posted periods. Visitors to Del Valle may rent motorboats, patio boats, peddle boats, canoes, and kayaks at the marina, and any size boat may be launched at the public boat ramp. Boaters need to be aware of the Invasive Mussel Prevention Program & mandatory inspections. See the mussel prevention program page for more information. There is an abundance of landscaped picnic grounds, some of them reservable for large groups by calling the Reservations Department at 1-888-EBPARKS (1-888-327-2757), Option 2 (5 days advance notice). Hiking and horseback riding opportunities abound. Please visit the Del Valle Park Page for more information.

Facilities:

The Del Valle Family Campground has tent campsites and sites with water, sewage and electrical (50/30/20) hookups. The sites are served by centrally located toilet and shower facilities. There are also several group campsites, 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:

Del Valle is near many Northern California attractions including the Livermore Valley Wine Country. The cities of Oakland and Berkeley are just over an hour away, and a longer drive takes visitors to either San Francisco or the Napa and Sonoma valleys.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Amphitheater
  • Boat Rental
  • Boat Tours Available
  • Comfort Station
  • Fishing Lake
  • Handicap Access
  • Horseback Riding
  • Lawn Near Site
  • Ohlone Wilderness Access
  • Parking
  • Ranger Station
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Soda Pop
  • Store
  • Swimming
  • Telephone
  • Visitor Center
  • Windsurfing/Sailboarding
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):
37.56917, -121.68722
37°34'9"N, 121°41'14"W

Del Valle Regional Park is located on Del Valle Road, off Mines Road, south of Livermore. Exit I-580 eastbound or westbound in Livermore at North Livermore Avenue. Head south and proceed through town (North Livermore Avenue will become South Livermore Avenue in town, then becomes Tesla Road). About 1.5 miles outside town, turn right at Mines Road, go about 3.5 miles, and continue straight on Del Valle Road (Mines Road turns left). The park entrance is about four miles ahead.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

Del Valle
7000 DEL VALLE ROAD
LIVERMORE CA 94550

Phone Number:

Information: 1-888-327-2757