Lake Merritt Loop
3.3 miles     100 ft
23 Mar 2012

A pleasant urban walk around Lake Merritt.

Location: Lake Merritt

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Route in brief: Just walk around the lake.

Notes: Restrooms are available at Lake Merritt Rowing Club which is on the north side of Lake Merritt.


Location: near the intersection of Lakeshore Ave & Foothill Blvd, Oakland, CA 94606 . No street address. Parking area is visible in Google Maps if you zoom in sufficiently.

Directions: From I-880 North, take exit 40 for Embarcadero towards 5th Avenue, turn right on Embarcadero, then turn right onto 5th Avenue and drive for 0.7 miles. Turn left onto Foothill Blvd and drive for 0.3 miles to reach the intersection with Lakeshore Ave. There are several parking spots next to the lake.

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Parking Fees: None (last visited: March 2012)

Capacity: Over 20 cars may be parked here.

Latitude: 37.800037     Longitude: -122.255098

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