East Bay Regional Park District to host Earth Day cleanups, hikes, activities

Prescribed burns planned at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline
Point Pinole Regional Shoreline, 5551 Giant Hwy.

The East Bay Regional Parks District invites the community to cleanups, hikes and other activities this this weekend honoring Earth Day.

Park, shoreline and beach clean-up events are planned at multiple locations throughout the Park District, including Point Pinole, Hayward Shoreline, Tidewater Boating Center, Martin Luther King Jr. Shoreline, Crown Beach and Lake Chabot.

The Point Pinole cleanup will run from 9 a.m. till noon on Saturday and can be accessed via the Giant Highway Staging Area at 5551 Giant Highway in Richmond. Meet staff at the Giant Marsh and Beach, near the Bayview Trail. Parking is available at the Giant Highway Parking lot and staging area. To sign up for the cleanup, go here.

More information about those volunteer opportunities can be accessed visit here.

The following includes Earth Day activities offered in the Park District:

Earth Day for the Bees at Coyote Hills

Saturday, April 22, 2023, from 10-11am

Join the Park District in the Nectar Garden for the Global Earth Challenge Bee Campaign! Monitor pollinator populations, learn the importance of bees and other pollinators, and take home a native bee-friendly plant.

Earth Day at Del Valle*

Saturday, April 22, 2023, from 11am-3pm

Join the Park District at the visitor center for a scavenger hunt, make a craft to take home, explore the Oak Hills trail, and get up close with animal specimens. *pending reopening of the park

American Sign Language (ASL) Earth Day Walk at Sunol

Saturday, April 22, 2023, from 2-4pm

Celebrate Earth Day on a guided hike with professional American Sign Language interpreters. All are welcome.

Earth Day Family Nature Fun Hour – Going Green at Crab Cove

Saturday, April 22, and Sunday, April 23, 2023, from 1:30-2:30pm

Celebrate Earth Day with engaging and educational activities at the Doug Siden Visitor Center at Crab Cove.