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Hot off the Press! Oakland Trails founder recipient of SF Bay Area Jefferson Award


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 by tax-deductible contributions from the community, and from corporate sponsorships through the Oakland Parks & Recreation Foundation. Donate



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Join us on a free hiking tour, watch our 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 with a tax-deductible contribution, please visit our donate page.

News! We just finished filming our next documentary, Old Survivor, about the resilience of Oakland’s redwoods. Sign up for our newsletter to receive an invitation to the Premiere Event in October.

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

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