Oakland Museum Watershed Maps

A watershed is a land area that drains rain and other water into a creek, river, lake, wetland, bay, or groundwater aquifer. Watersheds are where we live and work.

The Oakland Museum of California has developed a Creek and Watershed Information Source website containing a series of maps and guide books to creeks and watersheds in the San Francisco Bay area. All maps provide detailed watershed features including the location of municipal storm drains that are 24 inches or more in diameter. Creek and watershed maps are available for the following creeks and/or watersheds within the Program’s jurisdiction:

The Oakland Museum of California Creek and Watershed Information Source also has printed versions of creek and watershed maps available for purchase. Information regarding these maps is included here. Creek and watershed maps which are available for purchase include the following: