Lake Merritt


In the heart of Oakland, a sparkling blue lake breathes life into the concrete and steel downtown area. You can rent a boat, settle in to watch the many birds that rest here on their migrations, or try walking, running or cycling the three-mile path that circles the lake. Bring the kids and visit the Children's Fairyland at Lakeside Park on the lake's north shore. Carousel rides, nursery rhyme sessions, and puppet shows provide plenty of fun for the younger set.


600 Bellevue
Oakland, CA 94610


37.80524400, -122.25803000
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(510) 238-3739

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