Parks & Trails

 City Parks 

The City of Pleasanton offers 46 community and neighborhood parks, approximately 60+ miles of trails and over 700 acres of undeveloped open space.

There are two types of parks in Pleasanton:

Community Parks

  • Community parks are intended for community-wide use and feature a variety of amenities.
  • Parks are as small as 1/3 acre and as large as 104 acres.
  • Augustin Bernal Park is a 237-acre natural jewel in the park system.
  • The fully restored interpretive Alviso Adobe Community Park reveals the history of the Amador Valley and a rare glimpse of times past.

Neighborhood Parks

  • Neighborhood parks are intended to serve the immediate neighborhood, but are open for use by the general public and have limited amenities.
  • Many neighborhood parks are located with ½ mile of residential neighborhoods, which is a goal of the City’s General Plan.

The Library and Recreation Department oversees programs and events within the parks. For questions or comments about programming call (925) 931-5340.

Park Maintenance is operated through the Operation Services Department. To report maintenance issues use the Mobile Citizen App from your smartphone or call (925) 931-5565.

Pleasanton Trails

Pleasanton is home to approximately 60+ miles of trails and over 700 acres of undeveloped open space. For questions or comments about access to Pleasanton's trails & open spaces, call (925) 931-5340.

Pleasanton Community Garden


The Library and Recreation Department facilitates a community garden located at Val Vista Community Park. The garden is comprised of thirty-three (33) full-sized patches, each measuring approximately 225 square feet and seven (7) smaller patches of approximately 100 square feet.



To Apply: please contact Maurice Mestizo, Recreation Supervisor for an application.  Applications are accepted on a first come, first served basis from Pleasanton residents only. Prospective gardeners will be placed on a waitlist in order of application receipt.