They officially call the 3.1 mile walk around Lake Merritt in Lakeside Park but we all know in the Bay Area as Lake Merritt.
Lake Merritt is a tidal lagoon located in the center of Oakland. It is home to the oldest wildlife refuge in the United States dating back 151 years:
And there are some cool places to see while walking:
|One of the historic art deco move theaters still in operation|
And there is Children's Fairyland. Fairyland has been in operation for over 70 years. I went there as a kid and I took my kids there. Hoping that I can take my grandkids there one day (They have rule, adults can't go in without an adult):
And there is always some activity on the lake:
Lake Merritt is a beautiful place and a true Oakland gem.
like your post :)ReplyDelete
Great photos! Lake Merritt is such a treasure.ReplyDelete
Hope you have a great week and stay safe.
You get out and about to so many amazing places. Beautiful.ReplyDelete
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Have a fabulous Wordless Wednesday, Patrick. 😎
It felt like we were walking along with you thanksReplyDelete
I love this pictorial! Thanks for sharing your part of the country!ReplyDelete
Beautiful lake and birds. Thank you sharing Lake Merritt and your photos with #SundayStills.ReplyDelete
It looks fab there and suck beautiful views :-)ReplyDelete
Have a lagoontastic week 👍
What a wonderful place to visit! Thanks so much for sharing with us at https://image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2021/08/smells-good-in-kitchen.htmlReplyDelete
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Have a good week.
There appears to somrthing for everybody. Delightful.ReplyDelete
Wow, I'd never have thought your city would have so many great places to visit! Fairyland sounds like my kind of place :)ReplyDelete
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