- TripBuzz found 842 things to do with kids in or near Castro Valley, California, including 823 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like San Francisco, Pacifica, Berkeley and Los Altos.
- From Golden Tee Golfland to New Heights Training Stables, the Castro Valley area offers 132 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Horseback Riding, National & State Parks and Bowling.
- Castro Valley is one of the most populous unincorporated areas in California and is located roughly 17 miles south of downtown Oakland. The area is named after Guillermo Castro who was a Mexican soldier and rancher and features a strong ranch heritage including several rodeos that are still held annually. It currently serves as a bedroom community for surrounding cities.
Greenridge Park's most notable attraction is its scenic view of the Bay Area, offering photo opportunities. Additionally, the location also contains traditional park facilities, including a playground for children to enjoy.
Castro Valley Dog Park offers pet owners the chance to unleash their dogs as they roam around a grassy, tree-surrounded area. The attraction is also attached to a regular park so dog owners can also take their pet on a stroll.
The Five Canyons Park contains several loop trails for those who wish to go hiking and biking. Those who wish to go wildlife viewing or are seeking photo opportunities may also enjoy the site's scenic area.
The oldest Japanese gardens in California, the Hayward Japanese Gardens are designed to be a space of tranquility and peace. Spanning over three acres, the gardens are designed in traditional Japanese style, and include a koi pond.