There’s still plenty of time to get out of the house and enjoy the great outdoors. The city of Oakley tends to be a quiet suburb, but there’s still plenty of things to do right here or within a short drive. If you’re looking for something to do out in the sun, check out our list below of the best things to do in the summer in or near Oakley, CA.
5 Outdoor Activities in and Around Oakley, CA
1. Take a walk at Big Break Regional Shoreline.
If you just want to take a dip in nature, this is the place for you. Big Break Regional Shoreline is home to a variety of species of birds and mammals, making it the perfect place to encounter animals in their natural habitat. Bring a field guide with you and see how many birds you can identify. There’s also plenty of room to sit and enjoy a picnic. Or, bring a pole and settle into one of the many fishing spots.
2. Bring the family to Creekside Park.
Creekside Park is the ideal place for recreational sports and games. Bring a helmet and skateboard and take a run at the BMX and skate park. You can also bring a baseball bat and hit the ball around with the kids. If you want to try a little something different, learn to play bocce ball at the park court.
3. Go kayaking.
Because Oakley, CA is situated right on the Big Break inlet, there is plenty to do on the water. One option is to schedule a kayaking escapade down the road in Antioch with Delta Kayak Adventures
. If you want to stay in Oakley, you can also wait until Big Break Marina
4. Visit the Antioch Water Park.
Do you want to cool down for an hour? Take the family to the Antioch Water Park
. They now allow six members of a household to reserve pool space for an hour as well as 30-minute lap sessions.
5. Enjoy an afternoon of bike riding.
The city of Oakley is chock-full of bike trails for single riders, pairs or the whole family. Check out our top four bike trails
if you want an idea of where to begin or end your ride.
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It’s nice to get outside and take in the fresh air while you can, but sometimes the weather or other elements force you indoors. If you’re stuck inside for long periods of time, not able to enjoy any of the above activities, one thing you can do to help improve health is to declutter your home. Decluttering helps to lessen the number of surfaces in your home where germs can live. If you don’t want to get rid of all the items you want to clear out of your home, consider a storage space with Oakley Self Storage!
Our storage facility offers added levels of protection
such as 24-hour camera surveillance and individually alarmed units. Our climate-controlled units
also provide comfort from the California heat when you visit your space as well as keeping your items away from temperature fluctuations. And you can always take a virtual tour
of our facility to see if it’s the right fit for you.