Lake Temescal West Shore and East Shore Loop Trail Easy • 4.2 (304) Temescal Regional Recreation Area Photos (295) Directions Print/PDF map Length 1.0 miElevation gain 22 ftRoute type Loop Experience this 1.0-mile loop trail near Piedmont, California. Generally considered an easy route, it takes an average of 18 min to complete.
Today Temescal Regional Recreation Area is one of the most popular units of the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD), drawing more than 200,000 visitors every year from surrounding neighborhoods and farther afield, especially in the summer, to picnic, sunbathe, fish, or swim laps.
Lake Temescal is a destination in the upper Rockridge district in Oakland. The park is a fraction of the Oakland Water Supply before the freeways were built. Live trains rolled passed the bath house, with a splendid waterfall at the corner of the swim area.
154 reviews of Lake Temescal "Right by the 24/13 junction. Open for swimming late in the year [after Labor Day, which many of the nearby lakes aren't] and if you show up after six in the summer, there's no attendant to pay for parking/admission [which is a couple bucks otherwise].
Lake Temescal in Oakland is a nearby recreation space that offers a nice escape from the city without going to farther locations such as Redwood Regional Park. Although it's a fairly small lake, it is still a nice place for a stroll around or a moment to sit and look at the lake.
Lake Temescal, the west side For one of Oakland’s most rugged places, the west side of Lake Temescal doesn’t expose a lot of rock. But what’s there is unusual for Oakland, and interesting. I’m talking about this ridge — tectonically, a shutter ridge — across the lake from the swimming beach.
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LAKE TEMESCAL, Oakland — received 750-pounds of Mt. Lassen Farms on March 1 and again on March 7. Action has been mixed and conditions change within hours after even a little bit of rain. Water quality has been fair-poor. Most fish taken in deeper water on Power Bait.
In 1936, Lake Temescal opened to the public as one of the first three parks established by the East Bay Regional Park District. Its early amenities included a beach-like shore for swimming, a boathouse built by the WPA, a well established trail around the lake, and numerous picnic benches. Read more about this topic: Lake Temescal
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