Our Community
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Our Community

The City of Newark, located across the Dumbarton Bridge from Palo Alto, offers visitors and residents the comfort of a small community with the convenience and excitement of the cosmopolitan San Francisco Bay area out their backdoors. Industry and residents find the city an ideal place to work, play, and live.

Poised on the southeast edge of the San Francisco Bay, Newark enjoys a unique setting. With easy access to San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose, we can literally offer our residents the best of both worlds. We invite you to get to know our city and stop by for a visit!

Local Attractions

Newark enjoys a wealth of leisure and recreational activities for all ages. When you visit, be sure to take advantage of these attractions.

NewPark Mall: Our 1.3 million square feet of retail space includes major department stores, specialty shops, and a food court. Why shop anywhere else?

Silliman Activity Center: Whether the weather outside is frightful or delightful, it's always a balmy 72 degrees inside Newark’s exciting indoor water park and activity center. The Silliman Activity Center, an award-winning community center, offers: a water park, gymnasium, aerobic/dance studio, fitness center, meeting rooms, and preschool. No matter your age or inclination, there is something for everyone here!

Alameda Creek Regional Trail: Following the banks of Alameda Creek in southern Alameda County, this 12-mile trail is a biking and equestrian delight!

Coyote Hills Regional Park: Nearly 978 acres of marshland and rolling grassland minutes from town, Coyote Hills offers a great place for nature and family activities, biking, hiking, and bird watching. Once home to the Ohlone Indians, this nature preserve also gives the public an opportunity to visit archaeological sites. You won’t want to miss it!

San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge: An exciting 21,000 acres of protected habitat for migratory birds and endangered species, the Wildlife Refuge provides a great opportunity to view wildlife in its natural habitat.

Community Resources

Newark Library
6300 Civic Terrace Ave.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 795-2627

Newark Wellness Center
6066 Civic Terrace Ave.
Newark, CA 94560

Ohlone College Newark: Center for Health Services and Technology 
39399 Cherry St
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 742-2300

Tri-Cities One-Stop Career Center
39399 Cherry St
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 742-2323

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