Check out Hayward, California in your RV rental from RVshare! This city is located close to San Francisco and boasts a central bay shoreline, beautiful parks, a quaint city center with a small town feel in the city flatlands, hills which overlook the bay, and a hub of highways that connect everywhere in the bay area to the inland areas of California. If you are looking for the perfect home base to see the sights of the surrounding area, consider making Hayward the destination for your next RV adventure.
Popular Tourist Attractions
Whatever your interests, Hayward (or the surrounding area) has an attraction for you. Check out three of the many places that you can experience when you visit in an RV rental Hayward CA!
Mural Arts Program of Hayward
The City of Hayward Mural Art Program is committed to working with various communities, local jurisdictions, commissions, youth and artists to create murals throughout the city. It is with the development and fostering of cultural activism, historical significance, diverse artistic expression and positive collaboration that these artistic murals take their inspiration. In fact, some of them are quite spectacular. So much so, that they won a state award for the program that administers them as a joint beautification/graffiti abatement project. Be sure to give them a gander on your next trip to Hayward.
Don Castro Regional Park
The clear blue waters of the Don Castro swim lagoon are a favorite with central Alameda County residents. The lagoon and adjacent lake were created in 1964 when the Alameda Flood Control and Water Conservation District dammed San Lorenzo Creek.
Today the lagoon contains a large shallow area is roped off especially for children. The adjacent lake is closed to boating and swimming, but hikers along the shore will discover a surprising wilderness in miniature, where turtles and frogs splash in the water, ducks rest in the reeds and raccoons and deer come down to drink at sunset.
In addition, fishing Anglers along the lake may catch trout, bass, catfish and bluegill. But, a California State fishing license and a Park District daily fishing permit is required for anglers age 16 or older. There is something for everyone to enjoy.
Garin Regional Park
This beautiful park is known for the spirit of festivity back in the 1880s. Today, the residents of Hayward infuse this spirit into the landscape of hills, fields, and streams. In addition, there are a number of amenities that will make your visit that much better.
Garin Barn Visitor Center: The Garin Barn Visitor Center displays artifacts from the ranching and farming history of the Hayward area. For example, there is a blacksmith shop, a tool shop, and several ranching-related displays to explore. In addition, an interesting collection of antique farm machinery outside the barn augments the display.
Dry Creek Garden: The beautifully restored two-acre garden is home to nearly 200 native and exotic plants, with something in bloom just about every day of the year. In addition to the restoration of the garden, pathways were rebuilt and footbridges were reconstructed over the creek.
Picnicking: Several picnicking areas near the Garin Avenue park entrance are available for use by families and larger groups. Hikers can carry picnic lunches in daypacks and enjoy lunch along one of the many park trails.
Hiking and Horseback Riding: The more than 20 miles of trails within Garin and Dry Creek Pioneer Regional Parks which will give you the opportunity to explore the 4,794 acres that comprises these parklands.
Campgrounds and State/National Parks
When RVing, it is essential that you find a quality campground to use as a home base while you enjoy the sights and sounds of Hayward. To this end, we have supplied you with three campgrounds that are sure to fit the bill.
San Francisco RV Resort
This RV resort is situated on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean with amazing sunset views. The Pacific Ocean is ideal for surfers, tide-pool adventurers, and loungers alike and it's just a short stroll away! In addition, their knowledgeable staff is eager to make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Whether you would like help getting settled or want advice about planning a day-trip, this is the perfect home base for exploring the surrounding area.
Features and Benefits:
151 Total Spaces
30/50 Amp service
Self-Service RV Wash
Candlestick RV Park
San Francisco is the number one most visited city in the world. And, it’s no wonder-- There are so many things to do and see. For instant, take a boat ride to Alcatraz, visit the Under Water World, the Golden Gate Bridge, The Golden Gate Park, and come back to Chinatown on the cable car ride to have a fine Chinese cuisine. Candlestick RV Park is the most convenient RV park to stay in to enjoy all these environments. Simply take their shuttle bus to downtown to go to any of those attractions.
Features and Benefits:
165 Total Spaces
30/50 Amp service
Staffed RV Wash
Pelican Point RV Park
Situated on the scenic Slocum Creek, Pelican Point RV Park is the perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle of your everyday life. In addition, it is adjacent to a number of amenities that will be sure to please everyone in your family.
Features and Benefits
75 total spaces
30/50 amp service
30 Concrete RV Pads
Coin Operated Laundry Facilities
Golf Course Nearby
Lots of Nearby Eateries
Hayward has great events happening all year round. To get a better idea of what they have to offer, check out some of the following events.
If you love festivals, then you are in luck, because Hayward offers a number throughout thOne of the most popular is the Garin Apple Festival. Come check out the spirit of Garin’s orchards and delight in the antique apple varieties cultivated in remnants of the old apple orchards. The late-summer festival features folk music, song, and old-fashioned games for everyone to enjoy.
If you are looking for something in the athletic vein, Hayward has a number of venues to satisfy your appetite. They include:
The Bay Area Ambassadors amateur soccer team
The All Pro Wrestling professional wrestling promotion and training school regularly performs shows in Hayward
The Bottom Line
Whether you would like to enjoy peaceful vistas, watch a thrilling soccer match, or explore beautiful murals created by local artists, Hayward abounds with many opportunities for you to try something new. Hopefully, the above list has provided you with some inspiration so that you have fun exploring this fun city. Hop in your RV from RVshare and have fun exploring what beautiful Hayward has to offer.
Thank you for choosing RVshare for your RV rental Hayward California!