Lake Chabot Regional Park
The 315-acre Lake Chabot is stocked with trout and catfish. Other fish include blue gill, largemouth bass, rainbow trout and sunfish. A popular event is the annual spring fishing derby. There are several fishing piers in the park. Enjoy scenic walks on the 280-acre Fairmont Ridge or take the Lake Chabot History Walk.
Access point: 17600 Lake Chabot Road, Castro Valley
Parking fee: $5 per vehicle, $4 per trailered vehicle
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Activities: Fishing, Boating, Hiking/Biking Trails, Marina Café. Note that swimming is not permitted in Lake Chabot.
Photo: Kevin Gong