Title: Central Park / Lake Elizabeth in Fremont, San Francisco, California
Preparation: Central Park — Lake Elizabeth offers a variety of activities with a gorgeous view of the Mission Peak Hills and Lake Elizabeth. Central Park is set on 450+ acres with an 80+ acre lake and 2 mile pedway around the lake. 40000 Paseo Padre Parkway Fremont, CA 94538 (Near Sailway Dr. & next to the Boat Docks) Bring water, drinks and food. Plan at least 3 or 4 hours to visit. It's free to the public.
Attractions and activities: 1. Gorgeous Elizabeth Lake view with wild lives such as hundreds of geese, seagulls, etc. 2. Boating: Kayak, Paddle boats, Stand up paddle boat. See prices in the picture. 3. Nice playgrounds. 4. 2 mile trails around the lake: walking or running, biking, etc. a great place for outdoor exercise and workouts. 5. Very nice picnic reserved sites and also drop-in picnic areas. 6. basketball, fishing, etc.
Dining: There are food vendors. Since there are so many nice picnic areas, why not bring your own food and enjoy the family picnic?
Commute: In big events, weekends or holidays, if you're not early, it might be hard to find a parking space. In such circumstances, then parking in the neighborhood would be OK.