Orinda Oaks Park is also a trailhead to the nearby 110 acre Orinda Oaks Open Space Preserve, which has a multitude of trails that connect with fantastic views, all topped off by the panoramic 360-degree view of Mt. Diablo and surrounding communities.
These two important park areas enhance the quality of life and foster health and safety for our people. The parks also help to conserve our natural resources and are vital habitat and wildlife areas.
With many volunteers and fundraising, trails, picnics, and play areas were built over the years. The OPR Foundation supplied people with the vehicle to buy the open space preserve.
Take a few hours off after work on a weekend or any evening and enjoy a getaway in your own culture!
Orinda Neighborhood Park surrounds the park with plenty of trees and shade. It is adjacent to the building of the Orinda Community Center.
It is the only park with play areas in Orinda. A broad lawn divides the two play areas. There is sand covering the tot play area, the water feature in the sandpit, a tire swing, swings, a bouncy teeter-totter-like platform, and the structure of the play. There are two zip lines in the big kid's play area, a tall play tower, a short climbing wall with a rope, a small tunnel, a spiral slide, and a firefighter's pole.
There are lighted tennis courts, a gazebo/bandstand, shaded picnic areas, an amphitheater, and bathrooms in addition to the two playing areas. The OPR Foundation wants to add an area near the tennis courts that will include senior fitness equipment as part of the proposed refurbishment of the park.
Our Foundation funds music concerts and family movies in the large grassy area in the middle of the park during the spring and summer.
Tennis Court Reservation Information
The city is now open to all three tennis courts. Now that these tennis courts have been resurfaced, please complete the Tennis Court Reservation Application and email it to OrindaParksandRec@CityofOrinda.org if you wish to reserve a tennis court to guarantee a specific time. The Department of Parks and Recreation is working to allow people to make reservations online, details will come soon on how to do this.
If the application has been submitted, reservations are verified, fees are charged, and you have obtained a reservation permit. If you're rained out, refunds are not given. Reservations for the tennis court will be posted and have priority over non-reservations; please bring with you a copy of your permit.
This amazing park is located near the following amazing must-see sites in Orinda, California:
- Briones Overlook Staging Area
- Mulholland Ridge Open Space
- Siesta Valley Recreation Area
- Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve Labyrinth
- Tilden Regional Park
- Seaview Trailhead
- Orinda Park and Recreation Foundation
- Briones Regional Park
All of these wonderful points of interest are located just a short distance from our location, conveniently located just down the freeway at 1261 Locust St, Walnut Creek! Stop by for a visit anytime!