Livermore has some of the best parks in the area for recreation and just pure relaxation. The city of Livermore is located in the Bay Area outside of San Francisco in the scenic Tri Valley area. Large expanses of open public spaces, rolling hills, and deep shaded valleys characterize the landscape in this beautiful area.
The Livermore Area Recreation and Park District has a total of 28 area parks. These range from pocket parks of only a few acres to large spaces that are almost 30 acres. Livermore also has two community parks with an equestrian center and grounds for rodeo. There are sports fields for soccer, baseball, and other sports that can be reserved. Residents can also enjoy five regional parks and 10 special use parks.
Additionally, there are miles and miles of trails here.
Livermore county parks are managed by the East Bay Regional Park District. This massive district has 65 parks across two counties. People here have access to more than 1,000 miles of beautiful trails.
Del Valle Regional Park in Livermore is a good example of an extremely popular park. This is the perfect spot for boating, fishing, swimming, barbecuing, picnics and camping. This park even has its own beach.
May Nissen Park and Swim Center offers a swim center, tennis courts and more. The Livermore Skate Park has 11,000 square feet dedicated to skateboarders.
List of Parks and Trails in and Around Livermore
Open Space and Trails
Brushy Peak Regional Preserve
Garaventa Wetland Preserve
Sycamore Grove Park/Veterans Park
May Nissen Park
Robert Livermore Park
Ravenswood Historic Site
Sunken Gardens -Skate/Bicycle Stunt Park
William J. (Bill) Payne Sports Park
Marlin A. Pound
Lester J. Knott
Maitland R. Henry
Marlin A. Pound
Ralph T. Wattenburger