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Great American Backyard Campout at Joaquin Miller Park

June 25, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - June 26, 2016 @ 12:00 pm


REI and the National Wildlife Federation invite you and your friends/family to get out and camp once this summer at the Great American Backyard Campout! On June 25, thousands of people across the U.S. will camp out in their backyards or local parks, to be part of this fun nationwide event. We encourage you to register at www.backyardcampout.org to find out great resources for planning your own family campout, such as recipes, crafts, and activities. Visit www.rei.com/family-adventure to find out fun ways you can make your night under the stars one to remember. Join City of Oakland’s Office of Parks and Recreation and REI for a special evening outdoors in Oakland’s beautiful Joaquin Miller Park. We’ll camp overnight and enjoy hikes, nature talks and games, learning about the stars, and sitting around the campfire.

You’ll need to bring your own camping equipment.

Fee: $10 per person, which includes meals.

Event fees will be as follows (Fees includes dinner, and a continental breakfast.):

  • $15/participant (11yrs and up); $20/participant, if you register the day of (on-site)!
  • $10/child (4yrs and up); $15 if you register day of (on site)
  • There is also a non-resident fee which is an additional $2-3 per person.

NOTE: Children 3yrs. and under are FREE

Registration is required at https://securerw.oaklandnet.com/registrationmain.sdi; search for Activity #92336.101. For more information, contact Oakland Parks & Recreation at (510) 238-7275. For special needs diets, contact Stephanie Benavidez at (510) 867-0669.


June 25, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
June 26, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
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City of Oakland Parks and Recreation
(510) 238-PARK


Joaquin Miller Park
Joaquin Miller Park
Oakland, CA 94602 United States
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