long-established 75-acre park surrounds Lake Merritt in Oakland. It
offers a wide range of amenities, including gardens, a bandstand, a
boating center and sailboat house, a lawn bowling center, a wildlife
sanctuary and nature center, pedestrian and bike paths. A City of
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Description of Lakeside Park.
Complete and open. [100%]
Development. The park has been
funded from a range of public sources over many decades.
Maintenance. The park is maintained by the City of
Oakland with funds provided by the
and Lighting Assessment District.
Improvements. Extensive improvements to Lakeside Park
have been funded by Oakland's
Bond, passed by the citizens in 2002.
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and Recreation for reservations at (510) 238-3187. Waterfront Action cannot make
reservations for you.
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