Parks and Recreation

For the most up to date information on COVID-19 impacts to Contra Costa County, please visit Health Services' Coronavirus website.  

Andrew H Young Park

Contra Costa County is an outdoor enthusiast’s delight; it is home to more than 1,200 miles of hiking trails within dozens of parks spread across the county.

The Contra Costa County Public Works Department operates and maintains a variety of parks throughout the county and manages contracts for recreational programming in Alamo, Rodeo and San Pablo. To make a reservation for use of county maintained parks, please complete and return the County’s Park Permit form

Please send an email to report issues or concerns in regards to any of the County Parks listed below. For Emergencies, please call the Sheriff's Office at (925) 646-2441.  

County Maintained Parks and Facilities 

This section is currently under construction to include the most updated information, and will be available soon. 

A complete list of the amenity features for each park can be found at Park Amenities (PDF)

Recreational Activities

Lefty Gomez 

The Community Center located in 470 Parker Avenue, Rodeo 94572 is open for facility reservations. Office hours are Tuesday and Thursday 4:00-7:00 p.m. Hours may vary due to Contra Costa County's pandemic Health Order and holiday scheduling. 

For more information, you may send and email or leave a voicemail at 510-799-7592.

Rodeo’s Lefty Gomez ball field is the home of Rodeo Baseball Association (RBA). For more information regarding the RBA, please visit their website.

Montarabay Community Center 

The Community Center located in 2250 Tara Hills Drive, San Pablo, 94806 is open for facility reservations. Office hours are Mondays 2:00-6:00 p.m. Hours may vary due to Contra Costa County's pandemic Health Order and holiday scheduling. 

For more information, you may send an email or leave a voicemail at 510-724-1434.  

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Other State and National Park Districts within Contra Costa County

There are a number of regional park districts within Contra Costa County, the largest being the East Bay Regional Park District, which spans more than 100,000 acres. John Muir National Historic Site is also within Contra Costa County. 

Mt. Diablo State Park offers the most recognizable landmark right in the middle of the county, rising more than 3,800 feet, and visible from nearly every vantage point. The park offers a variety of recreational opportunities.

In Contra Costa County you can swim, bike, golf, fish, picnic and explore a variety of venues; there is truly something for everyone.