Come enjoy a gentle stroll along this flat all paved meandering trail. Mostly shaded by the native oaks and sycamore it’s a great place to escape and enjoy the geologic wonders of nature together. Be sure to bring water and a hat. Sandwiches are provided for free. There is no cost to park at Rustic Lands parking lot.
Established in 1872 but serving as public land since the pueblo was established in 1777 Alum Rock Park is California’s oldest municipal park! It received its current name around the turn of the 20th century when thenardite-containing rocks near its entrance were mistaken for alum.