Short Summary

Garber Park is a 13-acre wildland park owned by the City of Oakland located behind the Claremont Hotel in Claremont Canyon. Garber Park is home to significant stands of big-leaf maple, California buckeyes and regenerating coast live oak woodland and forest. The Garber Park Stewards vision is to safeguard the native wildland resources of Garber Park while reducing the risk of wildfire and improving the trail system.

Map & Directions

Driving Directions:  From Ashby/Tunnel Rd, take Alvarado Rd., then left on Slater Lane, and right on Evergreen Ln. The entrance is at the end of the street.

Driving Directions: From the intersection of Ashby/Claremont Ave.  go .4 of a mile up Claremont Ave (towards Grizzly Peak).  The parking turn-out is just beyond 7380 Claremont Ave.  Look for the Garber Park Stewards sign.  

Public Transportation:  AC Transit Bus #49, exit at Claremont Ave/Ashby Ave.  Walk .4 miles up Claremont Ave (towards Grizzly Peak) to the parking turn-out which is just beyond 7380 Claremont Ave).  Look for the new Garber Park Stewards sign.

From the Claremont Ave Entrance:
It’s a short, but steep walk up The Claremont Ave. Spur Trail to Fireplace Plaza, the Loop Trail, and the Evergreen Lane Entrance.