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About Alameda County

Alameda County is located on the inland side of San Francisco Bay, an area also known as East Bay. For those seeking family-friendly fun, the Oakland Zoo and the Lindsay Wildlife Experience are engaging educational experiences.  Those with younger children will enjoy Children’s Fairyland. For nature lovers, McLaughlin Eastshore State Park offers 8.5 miles of shoreline and 1,833 acres of uplands and tidelands along the waterfronts of Oakland, Emeryville, Berkeley, Albany, and Richmond.