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Fremont Opens Its Newest Park in DecadesFremont Opens Its Newest Park in Decades
By - posted 9/19/2021
Brand New, New Parks

On Saturday, September 18, 2021, Fremont celebrated the grand opening of the city’s newest community park in decades. The Lila Bringhurst Park officially opened to the public on August 18. The two-acre park, built by Lennar, Inc., is located on a four-acre site in Fremont’s Innovation District and is adjacent to more...

Brand New 3,100-acre State Park Coming to East BayBrand New 3,100-acre State Park Coming to East Bay
By - posted 9/14/2021
Brand New, New Parks, Outdoorsy

Thousands of acres of East Bay wilderness will be preserved as a new state park under a $30.8 million agreement reached last week between Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state legislature. The 3,100-acre Tesla parcel in the southeast corner of Alameda County has several threatened and endangered species and is considered more...

SF Gets Brand New 3.5 Acre Pop-Up "The Crossing" Starting TodaySF Gets Brand New 3.5 Acre Pop-Up “The Crossing” Starting Today
By - posted 9/10/2021
Brand New, Community, New Parks, San Francisco

It’s finally here! The Crossing at East Cut, a highly anticipated new community pop-up with food tucks, beer garden, entertainment, ground murals and recreation offerings, will officially open Friday, September 10, 2021 at the former Temporary Transbay Transit Terminal. Please note we’ve had reports that the venue is still a work in more...

SF's New Waterfront Park Opens to Public For First Time EverSF’s New Waterfront Park Opens to Public For First Time Ever
By - posted 8/24/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, New Parks, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

Black Point Historic Gardens is the San Francisco Bay Area’s newest national park site, a one-acre hillside that connects San Francisco’s Aquatic Park to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) at Fort Mason. At Black Point Historic Gardens, an outdoor staircase connects to newly restored pathways, budding gardens and terraced more...

SF's Newest Waterfront Park Opens August 25SF’s Newest Waterfront Park Opens August 25
By - posted 8/3/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, New Parks, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

Thanks to SF Gate for letting us know that Black Point Historic Gardens, SF’s newest waterfront park with amazing views, is set to open to the public for the first time ever on August 25, 2021. Once the 1-acre park and terraced native gardens opens, you’ll be able to access it more...

SF's Newest Playground Reopening: Golden Gate HeightsSF’s Newest Playground Reopening: Golden Gate Heights
By - posted 7/10/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Celebrations, New Parks, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

Join in for the reopening celebration for Golden Gate Heights Playground at 12th Avenue and Rockridge on July 20 from 11:30am-1:30pm. Golden Gate Heights Playground is one of 13 playgrounds being transformed into dynamic hubs for creativity and family life by Recreation and Park Department and the Parks Alliance’s LetsPlaySF! initiative. The more...

SF's New 12,000sqft Nature Exploration Area at Heron’s Head ParkSF’s New 12,000sqft Nature Exploration Area at Heron’s Head Park
By - posted 6/10/2021
Brand New, New Parks, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

San Francisco has announced their new concept design for the brand new Nature Exploration Area (NEA) at Heron’s Head Park. The NEA will create a unique space that allows for active play, passive recreation, gathering with friends and family, and creates pockets for exploration to stimulate the senses and inspire imagination. more...

New 2,500 Acre East Bay Park at Former Concord Naval Weapons StationNew 2,500 Acre East Bay Park at Former Concord Naval Weapons Station
By - posted 6/10/2021
Brand New, New Parks, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

On Tuesday, June 1, 2021, the East Bay Regional Park District Board of Directors unanimously voted to name the new regional park at the former Concord Naval Weapons Station “Thurgood Marshall Regional Park – Home of the Port Chicago 50.” The name “Thurgood Marshall Regional Park – Home of the Port more...

SF's Newest Park "India Basin" Groundbreaking (June 17)SF’s Newest Park “India Basin” Groundbreaking (June 17)
By - posted 6/9/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, New Parks, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

Join in at at Hunters Point Boulevard and Hawes Street on June 17 for this momentous first step in the creation of Bayview-Hunters Point’s next great park. This groundbreaking event marks the beginning of remediation work at the project’s 900 Innes site, and will feature a shovel ceremony, brief remarks and more...

Brand New "South Bay Shores" Waterpark Opens June 5Brand New “South Bay Shores” Waterpark Opens June 5
By - posted 6/4/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, New Parks, Swimming / Waterparks

Great America’s brand new waterpark South Bay Shores opens up on June 5, 2021. Northern California’s premiere amusement park is getting bigger, better and wetter than ever when California’s Great America debuts the new South Bay Shores waterpark, featuring seven completely new water attractions, new and upgraded food and merchandise locations, more...

SF's Newly Renovated Shoreview Park ReopensSF’s Newly Renovated Shoreview Park Reopens
By - posted 6/4/2021
Brand New, New Parks, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, Reopening

Join SF Recreation and Parks Department for a reopening celebration for Shoreview Park (1 Lillian Court at Rosie Lee Lane) on Monday, June 7 beginning at 11:30 am. Help us celebrate the recently completed renovation, which includes a new playground, picnic area, workout equipment and more. The event will feature a more...

New SF Park Connecting Fort Mason to the Waterfront Opens June 2021New SF Park Connecting Fort Mason to the Waterfront Opens June 2021
By - posted 6/1/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, New Parks, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

Beatrice Kilat, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy Thanks to the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy for sharing the news about San Francisco’s newest park. Black Point Historic Gardens, a new park connecting Fort Mason to the San Francisco waterfront, opens to the public soon, tentatively scheduled for June 2021. The restoration of more...

SOMA's New Park + Secret Oasis Opens This WeekendSOMA’s New Park + Secret Oasis Opens This Weekend
By - posted 4/15/2021
Brand New, City Discoveries, Community, New Parks, What's Closed / What's Open

Once a parking lot, this brand new Filipino-inspired art & wellness pop-up and free garden for the community opened on April 14th and celebrates is grand opening weekend on April 16-17. Built by 350 volunteers during the depths of the pandemic, Kapwa Gardens is the newest attraction in San Francisco’s Filipino more...

SoMa's New Filipino "Kapwa Gardens" Opens April 14SoMa’s New Filipino “Kapwa Gardens” Opens April 14
By - posted 3/30/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Bay Area Updates, Brand New, City Discoveries, COVID Testing, New Parks, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy

SoMA’s brand new Filipino-inspired community space designed for social distancing, complete with a garden of Philippine calamansi fruit trees that are free for taking, is opening in April.  Kapwa Gardens — a city-owned parking lot turned art & wellness pop-up and healing space for the community — will open to the public on more...

SF's New Presidio "Tunnel Tops" Park Soft Opens in Fall 2021SF’s New Presidio “Tunnel Tops” Park Soft Opens in Fall 2021
By - posted 3/27/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, New Parks, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy

Presidio’s brand new park, Tunnel Tops, will wrap up construction on schedule and on budget this fall. Presidio Trust has just announced they’ll then have an extended “soft opening” through the fall and winter months as they prepare to offer safe and welcoming experiences when the new attraction opens to all more...