Central Park

central-park-san-ramon-playgroundCentral Park San Ramon is on 35 acres with many amenities and is considered to have one of the best children’s playgrounds. There are also lighted courts for tennis, basketball, baseball, volleyball, and soccer. There is also a skate park located in the opposite corner of the park, too. The Iron Horse Trail runs adjacent to the park for walking or bicycling, providing an alternative and healthy access point for nearby residents. The park also features beautiful fountains and rose gardens, a city center building, clean bathrooms, two parking lots, a grass amphitheater, and a snack bar.

Children’s Playground

The giant colorful play structure is a huge jungle gym where children can climb before going down a long slide. You will also find swings, a teeter-totter, and a well-maintained large grassy area in which to play. The playground and park has many picnic tables and plenty of shade to enjoy an afternoon snack with kids or lunch. In addition, there is a fire station next door to Central Park San Ramon where little ones can go and see fire trucks.

Parks and Trails

In the four cities that are part of the San Ramon Valley, there are 87 city parks with San Ramon being home to the most: 58 parks! Of the 58 parks, 40 have playgrounds and 39 have picnic facilities.

Additionally, the City of San Ramon launched their own trails challenge to complement the East Bay Parks Trails Challenge.  The San Ramon Trails Challenge runs for five months beginning in June and ends in October. Participants are asked to complete five featured hikes.

Home of the Art & Wind Festival

The San Ramon Valley has numerous events to offer residents and visitors with Central Park being home to the very well attended and popular Art & Wind Festival.  Each year over Memorial Day weekend, the park attracts scores of visitors for professional kite flying demonstrations, activities for children, and top entertainment.

This article originally appeared on Villa Properties’ blog at http://info.myvillaproperties.com/blog/central-park.

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