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Address: 1320 Garin Avenue, Hayward, CA 94544
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Unbelievable beauty

Garin park is unbelievably beautiful. Due to the recent rains, the hills are green dotted with occasional cows grazing. The view of Hayward and the bay are stunning. What a gem... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Tom O
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Hayward, California
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73 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Garin is close by, and parking within 10 yards of picnic spot. There is good tree shade, a little creek for kids to run up and down and some interesting old farm buildings. One can also walk up main hill.

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Thank Nino L
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Garin park is unbelievably beautiful. Due to the recent rains, the hills are green dotted with occasional cows grazing. The view of Hayward and the bay are stunning. What a gem right within the city. Get out there ad you will not be disappointed.

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Thank Tom O
Hayward, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice park with open space to run around in and a nice little "lake". Good trails ranging from relatively flat to steep hill.

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Thank johnsZ4083SO
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely park with something for everyone,,,,,flats, hills, streams and forests.....great place to go. Just expect crowds on any holiday.

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Thank John M
Fremont, California
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173 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

This is more of a recreation area than it is a park. It is an open grazing area so if walking dogs beware of coming up on cattle. There are several gates to go through, please leave them how you found them, closed. Enjoy being outdoors and free so close to the city.

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Thank Luv2hikejulie
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Parking is $5. A good place to go hiking with dogs. Many people are BBQ there. Many benches and trees are at the park. There is a nice peaceful lake at the park.

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Thank Bee-Chun S
Morristown, New Jersey
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67 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Great park offering picnic tables, bbq grills and bathrooms! $5 parking fee in summer. Walking trails with great view if you choose to go upward. Good family choice....bring your own Frisbees, badminton etc...there are no playground areas.

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Thank kathy z
Hayward, California, United States
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56 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

Garin is a beautiful example of what California once looked like--open pastures on hillsides, live oaks, and streams. Cattle still graze the steep slopes of the Hayward Hills overlooking the picnic tables and hiking trails. The park hosts a calendar of activities--harvest festivals, apple picking parties, etc.

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Thank John C
California, United States
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68 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

Garin Regional Park is very close to our house. We love this park, it has a variety of gradients of hills and flats and pretty soothing water sound on section of the trail. It usually not too crowded so it's very peaceful. Especially of the recent rain for winter of 2016, everything is green with an explosion of California poppies... More 

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Thank Christine P
Stockton, California
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119 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

Gavin park is located midway through Hayward just off Mission Blvd, this is a back to nature place it has many paths to walk a nice place to picnic. For a place like Garin park to be located the in city and still be in the country is great.

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Thank Brad S

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