PEOPLE’S PARK


LocationPeople's Park
2556 Haste Street, Half a block east of Telegraph Avenue between Haste Street and Dwight Way -  Southeast Berkeley

Getting There

Map of Parks; or check the link on The Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports: Parks in Berkeley Website for the park location on a Google map.

People’s Park is owned, managed, and maintained by the University of California: http://communityrelations.berkeley.eduDeeply rooted in Berkeley’s history, People’s Park was created by community members in the 1960s and includes a large lawn, community gardens, a basketball court, performance stage, play features for children, and places for sitting.

Features 

  • Location of many festivals and community events
  • Multi-purpose turf
  • Basketball court (1)
  • Children’s play area with swings, slide
  • Picnic area
  • Community gardens
  • Stage
  • Recreation building/bathrooms

To reserve the park for special events or festivals, contact the University of California, Berkeley, Office of Community Relations, 510-642-3255, pplspark@berkeley.edu 

Restroom Available 

No Off-Street Parking 

Acreage 

2.8 acre                      118,800 sq. ft.

Accessibility 

handicapCompacted gravel paths slope gently and are wheelchair accessible except during heavy rain; children’s play structures not accessible.

Park Hours
6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

People’s Park is owned, managed, and maintained by the University of California: http://communityrelations.berkeley.edu 

For questions on park maintenance or special events, contact:
University of California, Berkeley, Office of Community Relations, 510-642-3255, pplspark@berkeley.edu. 

 

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