Del Valle Regional Park Campgrounds

East Bay Regional Park District

Lake Del Valle

Campsite at Del Valle Regional Park, Alameda County, CA

Del Valle Campground

Del Valle Regional Park Area Attractions

  • Boat rentals at the Del Valle Marina from Rocky Mountain Recreation Co.: Fishing boats, pontoon boats, sun cruisers, canoes, row boats, and pedal boats
  • Kayak, paddleboard, and windsurfing board rentals from Outback Adventures. Find them on the beach in front of the lawn area. (Make a right after entering park.)
  • Guided boat tours of the lake, weekends at 1 PM and 2:30 PM. Learn about wildlife, the lake, and activities. Purchase tickets at the west-side concession beginning at 11 AM.
  • Swimming in two areas with beaches. Lifeguards on duty during posted hours. Although Lake Del Valle contains algae, there are no toxins. Keep dogs away from the water.
  • Fish Lake Del Valle for stocked trout and catfish along with bass and panfish. Anglers 16 and older must purchse a fishing access permit - $5 - (along with having valid CA fishing license).
  • Visit the many wineries in the Livermore area, including Concannon Vineyard, Wente Vineyards, Bent Creek Winery, and Retzlaff Winery.
  • Enjoy hiking trails, wildlfowers, and wildlife at Sycamore Grove Regional Park in Livermore.
  • Discover the wonders at the Lawrence Livermore National Lab Discovery Center .
  • Play a round of golf nearby at The Course at Wente Vineyards, 18 holes designed by Greg Norman.
  • Have fun at Umigo Indoor Go_Kart Racing in Livermore.
  • Try black light laser tag, super play structures, lost world adventures, and more at Lost Worlds Adventures in Livermore.

Key Campground Regulations

  1. No Unprocessed Firewood is allowed to be brought into the park. Commercially purchased and certified uncontaminated wood is allowed. Otherwise purchase firewood within the park. This is to prevent the spread of Sudden Oak Death fungus.
  2. Quiet Hours: 10:00 PM to 7:00 AM.
  3. Generators are not allowed at any time.
  4. Dogs/Pets: on leash in developed areas of park and always under owners control.. Pets may not be left unattended and must be confined at night.
  5. Towed Vehicles: A vehicle towed behind an RV is charged $8 as 2nd vehicle if it is used during your stay. If it is never unhitched and used, it is free.
  6. Each household may reserve no more than 2 family campsites for a specific date.
  7. Alcohol: Only beer and wine are permitted in the park.

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Del Valle Regional Park Campgrounds

Del Valle Regional Park spreads along the shores of 5-mile-long Lake Del Valle, 10 miles south of Livermore. With a 10 MPH speed limit, the lake is popular for fishing, pedal boating, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, paddleboarding, and canoeing. Swimming is permitted in designated areas. Lifeguards are on duty during busy times. Campfire programs are offered during the summer. Naturalist-led lake tours by boat are popular.

Del Valle Park Campground offers 150 sites for RVs, trailers, and tents. Twenty-one of the sites have water, sewer, and electric hook-ups (120 volt, 50 and 30 amp). Shade is limited at the park.

The park also has Group Campsites and Equestrian Camps.

Note: Watercraft that are required to undergo inspections for invassive mussels include boats, kayaks, canoes, sailboats, inflatable craft, and any form of floating board.

Campground Basics
Location: Del Valle Rd. off Mines Rd south of Livermore
Exit I-580 freeway at N. Livermore Ave. and go south to Mines Rd.
Elevation: 765 feet
Mileage from gateway cities: Livermore - 10 miles
Oakland - 46 miles
San Jose - 42 miles
Camping season: open year-round
Number of Sites: 150
Max. People per Site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 2 (second vehicle $8 per night)
3rd vehicle ($8) must be parked in overflow lot
Maximum Length of Stay: 15 consecutive nights
30 nights total per year (2-day break between stays)
Pets: On leash, attended, $2 per per per night
Operated by East Bay Regional Parks
Park Information: (888) 327-2757, option 3, extension 4524

Reservations Available: Reservations can be made from 2 days up to 12 weeks in advance of your arrival
Sites not reserved are available first-come, first-served on a night-to-night basis
Maximum Vehicle Length: 6 sites can accommodatre trailers from 58-80 feet
Wheelchair Accessible Sites: #52 and #137, accessible facilities
Fees: Standard campsites (no hook-ups) -
$25 per night
Full hook-up sites - $45 per night
Reservations: Del Valle Park Campground Reservations
($8 reservation fee)
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, Noon

Del Valle Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, food locker, fire grills
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, tap water, amphitheater
Showers: Yes
Dump Station: Yes
Park Map: Del valle Park Map
Campground Map: Del Valle Campground Map
Nearby attractions: Rocky Ridge Visitor Center, Lake Del Valle with boat launch ramp, boating, boat rentals, kayak rentals, fishing, swimming, boat lake tours (purchase tickets at west-side concession), mountain biking, horseback riding, equestrian staging areas, hiking

Equestrian Campsites

Little Chaparral Horse Camp

The Little Chaparral Horse Camp has 4 small paddocks. Each reservation in the camp includes a single paddock with space for 1-2 horses, camping for 4 people, and parking for a single trailer and rig. The camp is not far from the main campground and near the staging area for equestrians riding the Ohlone Wilderness. Facilities include BBQs, a picnic table, water, and a portable toilet, but no showers.

Caballo Loco Equestrian Group Camp

Caballo Loco Equestrian Group Camp can accommodate between 4 and 50 people along with up to 15 vehicles. Camping fees are $100 per night. About 10 paddocks are available at the camp along with water troughs and a dump area for manure.
Reservations: Call call 1-888-EBPARKS (1-888-327-2757), press option 2, Monday-Thursday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM and Fridays, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM.

Del Valle Group Camp, Alameda County, CA

Wild Turkey Group Camp

Del Valle Group Campsites

Del Valle Regional Park has 7 group campsites. Two of the sites - Punta Vaca and Wild Turkey - can be driven to. The other five require a short walk, which means campers should be prepared to carry in their gear.

Most of the group sites can accommodate up to 50 people and 10 vehicles. Wild Turkey, however, which is a wheelchair accessible camp, can have up to 15 vehciles. Two larger sites are Punta Vaca, which can accommodate up to 75 people and 15 vehicles; and Hetch Hetch, which can accommodate up to 150 people and 30 vehicles. Sites typically have a number of picnic tables, a rock campfire ring with benches, water, and nearby flush toilets. Parking passes will be mailed and must be displayed.

Fees: Group sites with a capacity of 50 people are $75 per night (except Wild Turkey which is $150 per night); Punta Vaca is $100 per night, and Hetch Hetchy is $175
Reservations: Call 1-888-EBPARKS (1-888-327-2757), press option 2, Monday-Thursday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM and Fridays, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM.
Note: Alameda and Contra Costa county residents get first opportunity at group camp reservations beginning at the end of October through November. Non-residents may begin making reservations in early December. See East Bay Regional Parks - Group Campsites for all the details.

Del Valle Equestrian Camp, Alameda County, CA

Lil' Chaparral Equestrian Camp


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