Castro Valley is a popular commuter town for people who work in the Bay Area. As far as local attractions, it is well known for its picturesque outdoor sites, vineyards, and thriving arts culture. Anthony Chabot Regional Park, home to the Lake Chabot reservoir, features over 3,000 acres of public green areas, with winding trails and a lovely shoreline.
There are many fishing and camping sites, in addition to an equestrian park and an amphitheater. Another place to catch a world-class performance is at the Castro Valley Center for the Arts, which presents regional and touring productions all year round. Wine aficionados will delight in Castro Valley, joining tastings at the family-run Chouinard Vineyards, at Westover Vineyards, and other sites.