But by far the best part for the dogs is getting to run in the creek when it's low. Hazel has a great time tracking through the water and up the banks to see what she can find. Good place to practice tracking skills and to teach them not to be afraid of the water.
If you're interested in the design of the park it started as a private park in 1909 until 1923 when the city of Richmond took it over. In 1985 it transferred to the East Bay Regional Park District where it is now. The park has several secluded picnic areas showcasing the WPA depression era stonework, and hints of classic landscape design features such as open meadows with strong focal points and extensive stonework features such as the barbecues and the former light posts. To maintain control of invasive plant species goats are periodically brought in to eat scrub and weeds.