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Kayak Put-In Info for: Albany Beach, Albany

SF Bay Kayak Put-Ins OverviewOverview: Albany Beach is one of those rare spots in the Bay Area which has remained fairly unregulated. East Bay Parks is trying to develop the area, but is having difficulty with groups who want to maintain it as it is. The area to the west is called "The Bulb" and was formerly a landfill.

SF Bay Kayak Put-Ins ParkingParking: There is parking along the racetrack fenceline. There is a 2 hour limit, but doesn't seem to be enforced, especially during racetrack off-season.

SF Bay Kayak Put-Ins FacilitiesFacilities: Port-a-potty at the foot of Buchanan. No additional facilities, other than a nice sand beach. It's about 1/4 mile easy walk.

SF Bay Kayak Put-Ins AmenitiesAmenities: Other than parking.....none...bring your own water.

SF Bay Kayak Put-Ins DirectionsDirections: From I-80 take the Buchanan Street exit onto Buchanan Street - West, which runs along the north side of the racetrack.

SF Bay Kayak Put-Ins CautionsCautions: There are a lot of rocks and concrete debris along the shoreline. The put-in site shown on the map is a sandy beach.

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