Hayward Japanese Garden hidden gem is a small Japanese garden that is great for photography, light walks, and hosting weddings.
22373 N 3rd St. Hayward, CA 94541
[As of 2017]
HOURS: 8:30am – 4:00pm
ENTRANCE FEE: Free
PARKING: Free, street parking
PUBLIC RESTROOMS: No
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Early morning, weekdays, Spring, Autumn
WHAT TO WEAR: Casual clothes and shoes
CHILDREN-FRIENDLY: Yes, with adult supervision
WHEELCHAIR-ACCESSIBLE: Yes, but not everywhere
- Arrive early if you plan on taking pictures. This is a free park, so be prepared for a lot of people on the weekends.
- Bring headphones if you want peace and quiet. On weekdays, mothers or caretakers take young screaming children here.
- If you are driving from San Francisco or the west side of the bay area, be prepared for traffic.