It is a picture-perfect parkland with wide lawns, stands of majestic trees, and inviting picnic places.
It is situated on the Oakland Estuary's waterfront and boasts a vibrant maritime feel.
With the help of its interesting displays and substantial permanent collection, it reveals the rich tradition and culture of California.
Since 1950, it has been delighting children with a range of attractions based on old-fashioned fairy tales.
It is a second-growth forest on land that was logged for timber in the middle of the nineteenth century.
More than 850 native and alien species can be found there, living in their natural habitats.
It is a beautiful location that is covered in thousands of roses of various hues and sorts.