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Vista Park

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Location: On the west side of the 400 block of Crestview Drive, opposite Chicory Lane.

Address: 401 Crestview Drive

Acreage: 3.8

Park Amenities: Benches, Jogging Path, Open Space, Picnic Tables, Spectacular View.

The site has a magnificent view of the Peninsula, Silicon Valley, San Francisco, the Bay, three bridges (the Bay, San Mateo and Dumbarton bridges) as well as Mount Tamalpais to the north, Mount Diablo to the east and Mount Hamilton to the south. Its present use is by local resident walkers, pet owners and passive users.

Vista Park is the pilot site for native species, pesticide free park. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) calls for using the method least harmful to the environment and progressing to the use of chemicals only if there is no other viable alternative. Native vegetation landscaping has been planted throughout the park, including Bee’s Bliss (salvia), Bear Berry (Arctostaphylos), Little Sur Manzanita (A. Edmundisi), Festuca (F. Californica), Muhelenbergia (M. Rigens-Deer Grass), Sisynachiam (S. Bellum Nanum) – Blue eyed grass, Lupin, Mahonia Berberis (Oregon grape) and California Poppies.

Picnic Table

Picnic Table

Park path

Park Path

 

Vista Park

Vista Park