Middle Harbor Shoreline Park

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Middle Harbor Shoreline Park is located on San Francisco Bay and the Port of Oakland entrance channel, west of downtown Oakland, California [1] It is operated by the East Bay Regional Parks District.


The park is primarily on land that was the former site of the Oakland Naval Supply Depot (1940−1998). The Naval Supply Depot closed in 1998 and the property was transferred to the Port of Oakland.

The section adjacent to the Port of Oakland, which includes Port View Park, was originally part of the Oakland Long Wharf or Oakland Pier−Mole, which was the massive western terminus of the Southern Pacific Railroad into San Francisco Bay. The interlocking tower from the railroad's pier has been moved and partially restored as a small commemorative museum.

The land was redeveloped for the park from 2002 to 2004. Redevelopment of the land included restoration of beaches and creation of a lagoon. [2]

The mast of the USS Oakland is displayed at the entrance of the park.



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