Heather Farm Park
301 N San Carlos Dr Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Amenities: Swimming at the Clarke Swim Center, pool, picnic areas, community center, equestrian center, skate park, off-leash dog park, bike paths, all ability playground, tot lots, sand volleyball court, fishing pond, nature pond, six athletic fields, toilets, Iron Horse Trail link.
NOTE: Every Thursday, ball fields 3-6 will be closed for maintenance from 6:30 a.m. Up to 14:30 p.m. Each Wednesday from 6:30 a.m., ball fields 1 and 2 are closed for maintenance. Up to 14:30 p.m. And closed March to April for refurbishment.
Booking a Group Picnic Area
You can reserve and receive a permit for a group picnic area in several ways. Up to 120 days in advance, picnics can be reserved. If you have more than 120 days to go for your picnic, you won't be able to book your picnic. Picnic areas also have to be reserved at least five days before the date of the event.
If your picnic date is within 120 days and more than five days, you can check availability and book one of four different ways:
- In person at the Heather Farm Community Center, 301 N San Carlos Drive (9am-4pm, M-F)
- By phone at (925) 943-5858 (9am-4pm, M-F)
- Via email at Recreation@walnut-creek.org (availability only)
Dogs: Dogs may be off-leash in the dog park at the north end of the park. In all other areas of the park, dogs must be on leash. Dogs are not allowed on the ball fields.
Dog Park Hours:
Weekdays - 7 am - 8 pm (or sunset)
Weekends & Holidays - 8 am - 8 pm (or sunset)
Closed every Tuesday from 7 am - noon, for regular maintenance.
Heather Farm Park is the site of the annual Art and Wine Festival in Walnut Creek. As mentioned previously, it also has baseball fields, a basketball court, volleyball court, soccer field, skate park, equestrian center, and a swimming pool where you might catch some synchronized swimmers practicing.
One thing is for sure, there is something for everyone at this park. It is a beautiful place with play structures that will keep your kids occupied for hours and walking trails to admire the natural habitat. Restrooms are decently clean which is also a plus for most parents.
Walnut Creek features a lot of amazing places including the following:
- Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF)
- Bedford Art Gallery
- Boundary Oak Golf Course
- Broadway Plaza Shopping Center
- Castle Rock Park
- Civic Park
- Heather Farm Park
- Howe Homestead Park
- Lesher Center for the Arts
All of these wonderful parks are located just a short distance from our location located at 1261 Locust St, Walnut Creek! Stop by for a visit anytime!