Welcome!

Oakland Trails is an all volunteer organization dedicated to promoting, maintaining, and enhancing the City of Oakland’s wildland parks and trails. Our work is supported with tax deductible contributions through the Oakland Parks & Recreation Foundation.

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News! We’ve just finished our second documentary, Old Survivor, about the wonder and resilience of Oakland’s redwoods. Sign up for our newsletter by September 16th to receive an invitation to the Premiere Event on October 9, 2018 at the Chabot Space & Science Center.


Watch the trailer at our film page

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Register for a free hiking tour, watch our first 20-minute documentary, Trailhead, or sign up to assist the community as an Oakland Park Patrol volunteer. And if you’re inspired to support our active stewardship programs, please visit our donate page.

We hope you’ll explore our website, and won’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions, comments, or just need some trail advice.

See you on the trails,

Stan Dodson
Executive Director & Founder
Oakland Trails

Read Stan’s bio