OUP walking tour
photo CC SA-BY-NC Our Oakland
Walking Tours of Oakland are a fun and enjoyable way to get out and explore the city. Whether self-directed or with a group, there’s always something new to discover!

The City of Oakland walking tours are a great way to start learning about Oakland history. The tours are Downtown and Uptown and don’t involve too much walking. For more walking, Oakland Urban Paths explores the historic stairways and pathways all over Oakland; their tours usually involve a lot of walking and stairs.

Walking Tours

Program Cost Dates More info
City of Oakland Walking Tours May to October
Oakland Urban Paths 2nd Saturday of every month
Oakland Heritage Alliance $10-$15 walks in summer months
10,000 Steps
any time; self-guided
Savor Oakland Walking Tours $49 see website
  • Jack London Square & Historic Warehouse District
  • Chinatown
  • food included
  • coverage of JLS tour (Our Oakland)
Mountain View Cemetery 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month