Heather Farm Park

301 N San Carlos Dr Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Amenities: Swimming at Clarke Swim Center, swimming pool, picnic area, community center, an equestrian center, skate park, off-leash dog park, bike paths, all abilities playgrounds, tot lots, sand volleyball court, fishing pond, nature pond, six athletic fields, toilets, Iron Horse Trail link.

NOTE: Ball fields 3-6 are closed every Thursday at 6:30 a.m. Around 2:30p.m. Ball fields 1 and 2 are closed every Wednesday, 6:30 a.m. Around 2:30p.m. Closed for refurbishment March to April.


Booking a Group Picnic Area

There are several ways you can book and get a permit for a community picnic area. Picnics can be booked up to 120 days in advance. If your chosen picnic date is more than 120 days away, you will not be able to book your picnic. Also, picnic areas must be booked at least five days prior to the event date.

If your picnic date is within 120 days and more than five days away, you may check availability and book an available date one of four ways:

  • Online
  • In person at the Heather Farm Community Center, 301 N San Carlos Drive (9am-4pm, M-F)
  • By phone at (925) 943-5858 (9am-4pm, M-F)
  • Via email at Recreation@walnut-creek.org (availability only)

Dogs: At the park's north end, dogs may be off-leash. In all park areas, dogs must be on leash. Dogs are not allowed on ball fields.


Dog Park Hours: 

Weekdays - 7 am - 8 pm (or sunset)

Weekends & Holidays - 8 am - 8 pm (or sunset)

Closed every Tuesday from 7 am - noon, for regular maintenance.

Heather Farm Park is Walnut Creek's annual Art and Wine Festival venue. It also has baseball fields, a basketball court, volleyball court, soccer field, skate park, equestrian center, and a swimming pool where you can catch some synchronized swimmers.

Sure, there's something for everyone in this town. It's a beautiful place with play sets to keep your kids entertained for hours and walking trails to enjoy natural habitat. Restrooms are decently clean, a bonus for most parents.

This amazing landmark is located near the following amazing site in Walnut Creek, California:

  • Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF)
  • Bedford Art Gallery
  • Boundary Oak Golf Course
  • Broadway Plaza Shopping Center
  • Castle Rock Park
  • Howe Homestead Park
  • Lesher Center for the Arts

All of these wonderful parks are located just a short distance from our location located at 1261 Locust Street! Stop by for a visit anytime!

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