Park and Landscape Maintenance

We are responsible for the maintenance of parks, medians, waterfront trails and open space properties in Oakland. Visit Oakland Parks, Recreation, & Youth Development for information on classes, reserving facilities and other services.

Park Maintenance Zone Map

The City has four park maintenance zones.

Monthly Lawn Mowing Schedule

The lawn mowing schedule for Oakland Parks is updated quarterly.


Oakland's property taxes pay for:

  • Over 130 City parks and public grounds
  • More than 2,300 acres of street, park and plaza landscaping, including scenic Joaquin Miller Park, Lake Merritt, Mandela Parkway and Cesar Chavez Park
  • 25 recreation, community and interpretive centers
  • More than 36,000 street lights and more than 670 traffic signals
  • 52 multi-use fields