Living in Alamo
Recreation & Family Activities in Alamo CA
Living in this highly desirable upscale suburban area has lots of perks – from easy access to top tier golf courses, pristine parksand lush forests to all kinds of attractions just close by. If you’re looking to have some family-friendly fun, here are some things you can do in and around Alamo.
This well-manicured park is perfect for a nice day out with the kids. It has play areas for children and facilities like bathrooms and water fountains. Bring some blankets and folding chairs and lounge about on the park’s grassy areas. This is the perfect venue for picnics or barbecues. The park also has basketball and volleyball courts and a gazebo that can be used for outdoor concerts. In fact, this park was the mainstay of the Alamo Concert Series. It’s located at the intersection of Livorna Road and Miranda Avenue.
Hap Magee Ranch Park
This park features a fantastic playground area for kids of all ages. The park also has a sand pit and a water play fountain area where children can make sand castles and splash around. This beautiful park also serves as a great venue for special events, most especially weddings. You can also bring your dogs here, just make sure to clean up after them! The park is located near the intersection of La Gonda Way and Alamo Springs Drive.
Las Trampas Regional Wilderness
With over 5,350 acres of wilderness, the Las Trampas Regional Wilderness features breathtaking views and grasslands, as well as extensive hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails with over 900 feet of elevation change.
This park is the perfect destination if you’re looking to take a break from the noise and stress that city life brings. When in the Las Rampas Regional Wilderness, expect to see wildlife like raccoons, squirrels, deer and the occasional bobcat and golden eagle.
Diablo Foothills Regional Park
This park featured amazing natural geological formations, wide open spaces and arguably one of the best hiking trails in Alamo. The park is filled with interesting sandstone formations and also features outdoor picnic facilities. This park is located in Walnut Creek, with some areas extending into Alamo, and is classified under the East Bay Regional Parks System.