Castle Rock Park

1700 Castle Rock Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598

The Castle Rock Regional Recreation Area is the 18,000-acre regional park of the East Bay Regional Park District. It is situated in the county of Contra Costa, the East Bay region of southern California. Rock recreation area situated in a picturesque canyon along the Pine Creek. The region is dominated by oak woodlands and prominent formations of sandstone. Castle Rock has historically specialized in preparing picnic events for big groups of 300 or more individuals, but in 2007 the East Bay Regional Park District began renovating the park for both drop-in and picnic use. The Diablo Foothills Regional Park and Castle Rock Park, bordered by Mt. Diablo State Park and Walnut Creek Open Space, provide access to over 18,000 acres of government property. Basketball courts, horseshoe pits, a volleyball court, softball field, and picnic sites are now accessible to everyday audiences. There are four locations with 100 and 3 capability that can be reserved with 50 capacity and can be reserved by calling the 888 number. On a first-come, first-serve basis, other picnic sites are accessible. The swimming pool complex has 30 feet by 70 feet of swimming pool and deck areas. The complex is also fully available to individuals with disabilities, including the bathhouse and an affordable pool lift. Swimming is allowed only if lifeguards are in obligation. (Swimming pool access fee). For present working hours and lifeguard schedule, visit the Swim Facilities page. The East Bay Regional Park District in the counties of Alameda and Contra Costa is a system of lovely parks and paths east of San Francisco. The scheme is made up of 122,278 acres in 73 parks, including more than 1,250 miles of paths. We acquire, manage and preserve natural and cultural resources so that they can be enjoyed by everyone now and in the future. Our parks are perfect for environmentally friendly recreation and education. We invite you to hike, bike, picnic, horseback riding, camping, fishing, boating, golf, and studying nature in our parks.

This amazing foundation is located near the following places of interest in Walnut Creek, California:


  • Lindsay Wildlife Museum
  • Howe Homestead Park
  • Civic Park, including seasonal outdoor skating rink
  • Bedford Art Gallery
  • Boundary Oak Golf Course
  • Lesher Center for the Arts
  • Walnut Creek BART Station
  • Heather Farm Park, including Gardens at Heather Farm and all-abilities playground
  • Broadway Plaza Shopping Center
  • Castle Rock Park
  • Walnut Creek City Hall