Castro Valley, California | Community Overview
One of the Best-Kept Secrets in the Bay Area
Castro Valley offers rich and diverse opportunities to learn, shop, work, play and live. There are restaurants for every taste and budget, more than 25 parks, award-winning school districts and shopping for every occasion.
Fishing, boating, hiking and camping are practically in your backyard. Lake Chabot Regional Park offers both residents and visitors a bit of everything. People regularly bike, walk or run around the lake, have picnics, and congregate there to enjoy a little bit of nature right around the corner. With all of its quirks and charm, Castro Valley has long been one of the best-kept secrets in the Bay Area.
Only 25 miles away, San Francisco is a unique and breathtaking metropolis. From the famous icon of the Golden Gate Bridge to the exquisite art galleries at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the City takes pride in its unrivaled attractions, renowned museums, and its unique neighborhoods which are treasures of its own. Discover the variety of sites, shops, and restaurants that reflect the City's great ethnic and cultural diversity.