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The family that plays together stays...having a really good time.

Memorable experiences. Making those with your family tightens your relationship bond. And finding some great outdoor activities every member can dig into gives kids of all ages a chance to join in the fun. Looking for things to do outside with adults and children? This round-up of family-friendly activities in Oakland will help you connect with open spaces. Go where the wild things are. And experience some togetherness + playtime with your people.

Where do you start? If playgrounds are your jam, you can't go wrong with Astro Park Play Area. Looking for something education? The Oakland Zoo is always a hit and there is always something to explore at City Slicker Farm Park. Or if you're looking for a restaurant where you can grab a beer while your kids run around unabashed, Homeroom has you covered. Whatever you're leaning towards, we've got you covered with suggestions to help keep you sane and your kids fully entertained.