Park Description:

This 2300 acre park on the western shore of Pinole, was acquired in 1973 from Bethlehem Steel who acquired it from Atlas Powder Company, it's original owner for almost 100 years. It features 12 miles of trails with excellent views of the bay and abundant bird life, a marsh, numerous picnic tables and a 1200' fishing pier.
The ecology is mostly grasslands and Eucalyptus forests.

Directions: From Highway 80, take the Richmond Parkway west to Giant Highway. Go right on Giant to the park entrance on the left. The parking lot is at the end, and the park entrance is over the railroad bridge.

Link: to park & trail map here
Location map: here
$3 on weekends for parking. 

Trail Links:
Bay View & Marsh Trails
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Sun Cups.