Amenities: Swimming at the Clarke Swim Center, pool, picnic areas, community center, equestrian center, skate park, off-leash dog park, bike paths, all ability playground, tot lots, sand volleyball court, fishing pond, nature pond, six athletic fields, toilets, Iron Horse Trail link.

NOTE: Ball fields 3-6 are closed every Thursday for maintenance from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Ball fields 1 and 2 are closed for maintenance every Wednesday from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and closed for refurbishment March through April.

Booking a Group Picnic Area 

There are several ways you can book and get a permit for a community picnic area. Picnics can be booked up to 120 days in advance. If your chosen picnic date is more than 120 days away, you will not be able to book your picnic. Also, picnic areas must be booked at least five days prior to the event date.

If your picnic date is within 120 days and more than five days away, you may check availability and book an available date one of four ways:

  • Online
  • In person at the Heather Farm Community Center, 301 N San Carlos Drive (9am-4pm, M-F)
  • By phone at (925) 943-5858 (9am-4pm, M-F)
  • Via email at (availability only)

Dogs: Dogs may be off-leash in the dog park at the north end of the park. In all other areas of the park, dogs must be on leash. Dogs are not allowed on the ball fields.

Dog Park Hours: 

Weekdays – 7 am – 8 pm (or sunset)

Weekends & Holidays – 8 am – 8 pm (or sunset)

Closed every Tuesday from 7 am – noon, for regular maintenance.

Heather Farm Park is the site of the annual Art and Wine Festival in Walnut Creek. As mentioned previously, it also has baseball fields, a basketball court, volleyball court, soccer field, skate park, equestrian center, and a swimming pool where you might catch some synchronized swimmers practicing.

One thing is for sure, there is something for everyone at this park. It is a beautiful place with play structures that will keep your kids occupied for hours and walking trails to admire the natural habitat. Restrooms are decently clean which is also a plus for most parents. 

This amazing landmark is located near the following amazing site in Walnut Creek, California:

  • Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF)
  • Bedford Art Gallery
  • Boundary Oak Golf Course
  • Broadway Plaza Shopping Center
  • Castle Rock Park
  • Howe Homestead Park
  • Lesher Center for the Arts

All of these wonderful parks are located just a short distance from our location located at 2363 Boulevard Circle! Stop by for a visit anytime!