Bay Rise Park

A community park on the San Francisco Bay

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9.4 acres
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3.5 acres
Restored Native Habitat
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21
Native Plant Species
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2027
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A Connection to the Bay

Bay Rise Park is the transformation a 9.4-acre parcel of vacant land on the Burlingame bay-front into a nature and recreation park for public benefit. Located on a stretch of shoreline with the lowest percentage of open space in the Bay, the park will serve as a natural oasis for visitors and residents by restoring native habitats and providing much-needed facilities for recreation, education, and events of up to 200 people.

By restoring the Bay ecosystem's natural progression of habitats, the park's design will act as a demonstration project for an innovative, nature-based approach to sea level rise adaptation.

The park is currently in the design and approvals stage. Construction will begin in 2024 and the park will open in 2027.

Amenities

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Restored Habitats

Restored native tidal marsh and transition zone habitats.

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Improved Trails

An improved section of the Bay Trail for cycling, jogging, and walking.

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Water Access

High-quality water access for kayaking, boardsailing, and paddle boarding.

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Education

Educational programming and displays.

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Event Space & Café

Visitor center with space to host events of up to 200 people, a café, and educational programming.

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Gathering Areas

Lawns and gathering areas.