Brochure of Antioch/Oakley Regional Shorline, part of East Bay Regional Park District. Published by East Bay Regional Park District.
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Write, email, or call with your suggestions: 2950 Peralta Oaks Court, Oakland, CA 94605; firstname.lastname@example.org; (510) 544-2210. East Bay Regional Park District 2950 Peralta Oaks Court, P.O. Box 5381 Oakland, CA 94605-0381 1-888-EBPARKS ebparks.org Rev. 1/15 Robin Mayoff M MAR SH To Clayton & Concord To Reach Antioch/Oakley Regional Shoreline: From Concord: take Highway 4 east to Antioch. Take Highway 160 at the Hwy. 160/Hwy. 4 split. Exit at Wilbur Avenue and turn right onto Wilbur. Follow Wilbur to Bridgehead Road and turn left. The park entrance is just ahead at the foot of Bridgehead. From Oakley: take Highway 4 (Main Street) west to Bridgehead Road and turn right (north). The park entrance is at the foot of Bridgehead. Public Transportation: Tri Delta Transit routes #300, #383, and #391 provide service to Main Street and Bridgehead Road on weekdays, and #392 offers weekend service. Walk north on Bridgehead for less than one mile to reach the park. Call to confirm routes: Tri Delta Transit–(925) 7544040 or see www.trideltatransit.com. Fishing is a year-round activity at the Antioch/Oakley pier. Antioch/ Oakley . RD O BL POLICE, FIRE, MEDICAL EMERGENCY................9-1-1 EBRPD HEADQUARTERS................... 1-888-EBPARKS PARK OFFICE....... 1-888-EBPARKS, option 3, ext. 4503 TRS RELAY FOR HEARING IMPAIRED................... 711 FISHING The fishing pier is open 24 hours daily, year-round. Depending on the season, fish that can be caught from the pier include striped bass, channel catfish, Sacramento pike, sturgeon, steelhead, and salmon. A fishing license is required for all anglers aged 16 or older. Please follow these fishing rules: • Know and follow all State Fish and Game regulations while fishing from the pier or shoreline. • A State fishing license is required for persons aged 16 or older. A Park District Daily Fishing Access Permit is not required at Antioch/Oakley Regional Shoreline, but is required for persons aged 16 or older at Lake Chabot, Contra Loma, Cull Canyon, Del Valle, Shadow Cliffs, Don Castro, and Lake Temescal. Fishing Access Permits are available at most of these facilities. The disabled, or those aged 62 or older, may purchase an annual Fishing Access Permit. Permit revenues help to purchase fish plants for District fishing lakes. Antioch-Oakley Reg. Shoreline PIT TSB U R G AN TIOCH HWY. NE LO A 550-foot pier provides access to great fishing in the San Joaquin River at Antioch/Oakley Regional Shoreline, located just upstream from Highway 160’s Nejedly Bridge in Antioch. Swimming is not allowed at the shoreline park, but fishing, picnicking, and kite flying are all favorite pastimes. The park is open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Overnight use of the park, including camping and picnicking, is not allowed. Fishing from the pier, however, is allowed 24 hours daily. There is no parking fee or admission fee. Picnic tables are first-come, first-served and are not reservable. For information about reservable picnic areas and reservable banquet, wedding and meeting facilities at other locations in the East Bay Regional Park District, call 1-888-327-2757, option 2, 1. PARK IMPROVEMENTS Improvements to the shoreline park and its facilities were completed in the spring of 2000. The park’s 7.5 acres have been landscaped and a number of disabled-accessible facilities have been installed. There are 10 picnic tables with barbecues dotting the 4.5-acre meadow area, all situated on wheelchair-friendly pads adjacent to paved trails, and disabled-accessible drinking fountains and a wheelchairfriendly restroom. There is drinking water available on the pier to accommodate thirsty fishers unable to leave their poles. Several wind screens are located along the pier’s length to provide shelter from the wind in colder weather. A fish cleaning station is located near the restrooms for the convenience of the park’s anglers. HISTORY Antioch/Oakley Regional Shoreline is operated by the East Bay Regional Park District on a no-cost lease from the State of California. The land was acquired in 1979 with the support of then-Senator John Nejedly, who later served as a State Parks commissioner. When the state constructed the new bridge (now named for Nejedly) that now passes over the park’s western edge, Nejedly suggested that some of the old bridge’s pillars be used for a fishing pier. This was done, and the new pier has been a great success. The pier is open around the clock for fishing, every day of the year. The park was renamed from Antioch Regional Shoreline to Antioch/Oakley Regional Shoreline in 1999 to commemorate the incorporation of Oakley in that year. American Discovery Tr. / Mokelumne Coast-to-Crest Tr. SOME RS V Antioch/Oakley Regional Shoreline Joaquin ANTIOCH BRIDGE San River ANTIOCH / OAKLEY To Sherman Island and Sacramento. FISHING PIER California State fishing license required. REGIONAL SHORELINE California Historic Landmark plaque commemorating “Anza Expedition Campsite #101” FISH CLEANING STATION New PARK OFFICE Bridge Driftwood Marina Marina BRIDGEH E LEGEND AD ROAD Paved Trail Paved Road Parking Drinking Water LAURITZEN LANE Rev. 1/15 Restroom FLEMING LANE 160 Picnic Table Information Panel North 0 OA K L E Y BRIDGEHEAD ROAD Anza Expedition Campsite 101 The plaque (left) located at the foot of the fishing pier marks the spot of the Juan Bautista de Anza Expedition’s 101st campsite from Horcasitas, Sonora, Mexico. De Anza brought 198 colonists on his journey northward to the Bay region, located the sites of the Presidio of San Francisco and Mission Dolores for Spain, and explored the extent of the bay. On April 3, 1776, Father Font noted in his expedition diary that from this point he could see the Sierra Nevada to the east, the Sacramento Valley directly ahead, and the Diablo Range to the west. 100 200 IN ORDER TO REDUCE OR PREVENT THE RISK OF SERIOUS HEAD INJURY OR DEATH, STATE LAW REQUIRES THAT ALL BICYCLISTS UNDER AGE 18 WEAR AN APPROVED HELMET WHILE RIDING ON TRAILS AND ROADWAYS. THE DISTRICT ALSO STRONGLY RECOMMENDS THAT ALL EQUESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS WEAR HELMETS AT ALL TIMES. MEMBERSHIPS The Regional Parks Foundation offers Memberships to park users. For information, see www.regionalparksfoundation.org, or call (510) 544-2220. To Wilbur Avenue, Hwy. 160, Hwy. 4, and Antioch. 300 Feet