1260 Allston Way
between Bancroft Way and Addison Street at West Street
Southwest Berkeley, Mobile Unit 2
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Strawberry Creek Park offers recreational opportunities, including basketball, tennis, and volleyball, as well as a school-age play area and space for picnicking.

Capital Improvement Notice

For information on renovation projects, please visit Strawberry Creek Park Projects.

Strawberry Creek Playground - 001

Strawberry Creek Playground - 002  Strawberry Creek Restrooms Strawberry Creek Trail Strawberry Creek Basketball Courts


Strawberry Creek Park was built on the site of the Santa Fe Railroad freight yard. The creek was reopened and restored to its original course, with California native plantings for low maintenance. The park was funded with monies from Measure Y, the bond passed by voters in 1974 to meet the recreational needs of Berkeley’s citizens, and from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). The park was dedicated on November 5, 1983. The landscape design received the highest Environmental Planning Award in a Neighborhood Park category from the California Parks and Recreation Society in 1984.


  • Soccer practice
  • Multi-purpose turf
  • Basketball courts (2 1/2)
  • Lighted tennis courts (2); no practice wall
  • Volleyball court
  • School-age play area featuring slide, swings, overhead rung ladder, climbers
  • Picnic area with BBQ
  • Strawberry Creek bordered by native California plantings

Restroom: Yes

Parking: On-street parking

Acreage: 3.7 acres | 161,200 sq. ft.

Accessibility: Mostly wheelchair accessible handicap

Park Hours: 6 AM to 10 PM (unless otherwise indicated) 

Rentals: To reserve picnic areas, please call the Recreation Office at 510-981-5150, or visit Facility Rentals.

Park Maintenance: For questions, please visit Parks Maintenance.

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