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 through the Oakland Parks & Recreation Foundation. Please donate

News! We just released our second documentary, Old Survivor, about the wonder and resilience of Oakland’s redwood parklands. The Premiere Event was held on October 9, 2018 at the Chabot Space & Science Center. For upcoming screenings, visit the Old Survivor Events page. If you’d like to host an event, please contact us. (With film festival submissions pending, the film isn’t scheduled for release online until late Summer, 2019.)

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Register for a free hiking tour, watch our 20-minute documentary, Trailhead (2015), 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

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