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Flood Park is a 21-acre green space in the middle of a predominantly urban environment. Known for its huge, native bay and oak trees, the park has a number of designated areas for picnics, with tables and benches. There are also fields for softball, horse shoes, tennis, petanque and volleyball. The baseball field, which is located in the eastern part of the park, is in high demand in the summer.
When the park was established in 1936 it was considered a crown jewel of the Bay Area park system. It had a swimming pool, an administration building, the caretaker's residence, the maintenance area and two restrooms. The swimming pool, which was probably one of the first public pools in the States, was removed in the 1970s.
215 Bay Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025, Phone: 650-363-4022
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