Neighborhood Parks

Neighborhood Parks

The City of Palo Alto has more than 4,500 acres of park land to explore, recreate and relax in. Whether you are looking for a place to picnic with your family, an area to play a game of soccer, a site for a wedding, or trails that will help you to escape to nature, there are a broad assortment of parks and open space areas to enjoy!

Twenty eight neighborhood parks offer an assortment of amenities including children's playgrounds, picnic tables, playing fields, and walking paths. Many parks feature specialized facilities such as tennis courts, basketball courts, skate bowls, community gardens, dog exercise areas, and par courses.

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Open Space, Parks and Golf Administration
Municipal Service Center
3201 East Bayshore Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Phone: 650-496-6962
Fax: 650-496-5925

Parks Contract Maintenance
Phone: 650-496-6910

Parks Emergency Irrigation Issues
Phone: 650-496-6918

Community Gardens
Phone: 650-496-6962
Waitlist only: 650-496-5980

Picnic Reservations
Phone: 650-463-4900

Athletic Field Closure Hotline

Athletic Field and
Tennis Court Reservations

Memorial Bench/Adopt-A-Park Inquiries

Park Rules & Regulations

Parks and Recreation Commission

Last Updated: Jan 2, 2013