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Four-legged Fun Along the Oakland Waterfront

Orion Oakland is vibrantly blending work, play, and everyday life by the Bay for you and your pooch pals at Brooklyn Basin. Here, you’ll find home to some of Oakland’s best spots for you and your furry friends to enjoy outdoor patios, walking paths, waterfront adventures, sandy beaches and grassy parks – all well within reach. We’re ready to welcome you to explore life at Orion Apartments…keep in mind we have a handy ‘Pet Spa’ waiting, complete with two washing stations and an industrial dryer!

Grab your pup and take a walk along the scenic Oakland waterfront. It’s a great way to spend an afternoon.
Situated in Oakland along the Oakland/Alameda estuary, Jack London Square is Oakland’s only publicly accessible mixed-use waterfront area and a well-known landmark since the mid-1800’s. Here you’ll find plenty of patios that welcome pups from Beer Revolution to Nido’s Backyard and Belcampo. With its rich history as the heart of Oakland’s Port operations, Jack London Square is a historic working waterfront and is one of the Bay Area’s premier recreational, dining and commercial districts. More here:

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Experience the fun that is Oakland First Friday, an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in Uptown.
Oakland’s KONO District springs to life with for this event, with galleries, artist collectives, street artists, local culinary artisans, performers, musicians, dancers, DJ’s, and poets gathering for Oakland First Friday events. Thousands of people come from across the Bay Area and beyond to see and experience art, be inspired, eat great food, enjoy live music, and stroll through the amazing, eclectic city of Oakland.

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Picture perfect ending to another day along the Oakland waterfront.
Just 2 blocks from your door at Orion, you can start your bike adventure on the Bay Trail! Whether you want to pedal to lake Merritt, neighboring Jack London Square and explore the network of promenades and trails or pop over to Alameda, your two wheels won’t let you down. With planned 500-mile walking and cycling path around the entire San Francisco Bay running through all nine Bay Area counties, 47 cities, and across seven toll bridges – where will you end up?

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On land or by boat, your canine companions will love the Oakland waterfront as much as you do.
California Canoe & Kayak has been the West’s finest and most extensive Paddlesports company since 1972. As paddlers, the staff supports customers on adventures in and around San Francisco Bay. Rent equipment, shop for sports apparel and sundries located right at the Jack London Square Marina along the Oakland Estuary.

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Everyone loves a day at the Sunday Farmers Market in Jack London Square, open every Sunday 10am-3pm | Year Round, Rain or Shine.
Founded in 1989, the Jack London Square Farmers Market has deep roots in Oakland, providing a vibrant waterfront marketplace for Bay Area families. With more than 40 vendors, the Jack London Square Farmers Market offers local produce, food craft products, and breakfast and lunch options.

Be sure to visit the square and pop over to meet Shelly at Precious Puch, where you can pick up gourmet dog treats with no preservatives or additives. Treats include chicken liver, bacon bacon, salmon treats, grain-free treats, dry-roasted chicken feet, and more. Keep in mind, dogs are not allowed within 20 feet of the farmers market, with the exception of service animals.

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And if you want to venture out a little further – Orion, and Brooklyn Basin as a whole, is extraordinarily connected to public transportation, making it easy for residents to access the city in their preferred method of travel—whether it’s biking along the Bay Trail to Lake Merritt, taking a complimentary shuttle to nearby BART stations or making the quick drive over to the San Francisco Ferry.

Experience life along the Oakland Waterfront! Introducing Orion, luxury apartments in Oakland CA. We offer the best amenities and a variety of floor plans designed to fit you. Visit our amazing homes today.