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Lake Merritt, Oakland, California

 
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Distance from city center: 1.4mi
marius_f's pictureby marius_f Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 13th of January, 2011
As the center point of Oakland, Lake Merritt is not only a lake in a city, but a major entertainment destination both for locals and visitors alike. Surrounded by parks, golf courses and child-friendly areas, not to mention living spaces, the lake is great for a relaxing afternoon, a water cruise or for a picnic in a nearby park.

It is worth your time to go down to the lake and do something for fun or just have a really relaxing leisure afternoon.

Address:
568 Bellevue Ave, Oakland, CA 94612, USA

On the web:
http://www.oaklandnet.com/parks/parks/lakemerritt.asp

 
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