A haven for swimming, fishing, boating, picnicking and birdwatching can be found at Shadow Cliffs, only a mile from downtown Pleasanton on Stanley Boulevard. Developed by the East Bay Regional Park District, the 266-acre park includes walking trails and an 80-acre lake with ample parking facilities and picnic grounds for visitors of all ages.
Pleasanton is located in Northern California, 40 miles southeast of San Francisco in the beautiful Tri-Valley. Home to over 77,000 residents, Pleasanton’s highly educated population and workforce reflects a community of top-ranked schools and a thriving business community of more than 4,000 companies. The city has more than 1,200 acres of surrounding parks, open space and trails with spectacular vistas and abundant recreational opportunities. Historic Downtown Pleasanton offers a mix of unique shops, services and restaurants. Money Magazine lists Pleasanton as one of the “50 Best Cities to Live” in 2014 and ranked #9 Top Earning Towns in the Nation.