Outdoor Destinations

Outdoor Destinations

Civic Center

San Pablo has two museums located on City Hall property at 13831 San Pablo Avenue; the Alvarado Adobe, a replica of the home of Governor Alvarado, and the Blume House, a large farmhouse built in 1905 and moved to its present location in 1979.

Maple Hall is fully equipped with a commercial kitchen and also available for rental. Many weddings and quinceneras are booked.

The city's Spanish-style Civic Center is spacious and features a large plaza and the beautiful Maple Hall community center, (510) 215-3080. The San Pablo Art Gallery was opened with city funding and various art displays and shows grace the small two floor museum. For museum updates call (510) 215-3210.

Davis Park

Davis Park is a city park located at 17th & Folsom Streets in San Pablo. Davis Park is perfect for a stroll, a picnic, or a game of baseball. The park is also the site of the Senior Drop-In Center, (510) 215-3094.

San Pablo Reservoir

San Pablo Reservoir lies a few miles up San Pablo Dam Road. The reservoir is stocked with trout and bass to offer the best fishing in our local area. Boat rental and launching is available, as well as picnicking and hiking. More info »

Wanlass Park

The Wanlass Park Project area is located on San Pablo Avenue near the north end of town. Previously private property, the city invested into the purchase of the 2.5 acre site to create more green space for the community.

Wildcat Canyon Regional Park

Wildcat Canyon Regional Park is situated along San Pablo Ridge and offers breathtaking views of the San Francisco Peninsula, Marin County, East County and the San Francisco Bay. Paths lead down and through the Canyon into Berkeley's Tilden Park. The Ridge Trail ties into the old Admiral Nimitz Highway, and takes hikers past the now deserted Nike Missile base. More info »

Kennedy Grove

Kennedy Grove is a large, secluded area located one-half a mile down from San Pablo Reservoir on San Pablo Dam Road and is open to the public year-round. The Grove offers lush, grassy fields and picnic areas surrounded by tall eucalyptus trees and areas for short hikes. More info »

More information on parks and bay trails surrounding San Pablo and the Bay Area may be found here.