Alameda Recreation and Parks: Alameda Walk of Estuary Park

The Alameda Recreation and Parks Department (ARPD) provides advice, coordination, and guidance on parks and recreational facilities in the city of Alameda. One of the activities they conduct is called Alameda Walks where they invite Alameda residents to lace up their walking shoes, bring family, friends, and neighbors and join them on an hour-long walk on the 1st and 2nd Saturday mornings of each month, May through October. For those who are new to Alameda or have lived there for decades, this is a great way to begin a Saturday morning exploring neighborhoods and learning about the history of Alameda. The walks begin at 9:00 a.m. and last approximately one hour.

On Saturday, October 7, I attended a walk that started near Estuary Park. The walk was scheduled long ago with the anticipation that the park would be open to the public. Unfortunately, the rainy seasons for the last 2 years has delayed the project. The park’s design was created by Verde Design, and the general…

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