About Discovery Bay, California
Discovery Bay is a waterfront community located in eastern Contra Costa County, California. The community is situated on the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, offering residents access to both the delta waterways and the San Francisco Bay. Discovery Bay is known for its extensive network of man-made waterways, which provide residents with direct access to boating, fishing, and other water activities. It is home to numerous marinas and boat docks, making it a popular destination for boat owners and water enthusiasts. The community features a variety of housing options, including single-family homes, townhouses, and waterfront properties. As of the 2024 census, Discovery Bay has a population of approximately 15,704. The area experiences a Mediterranean climate, with mild winters and hot summers, making it ideal for outdoor activities year-round. Discovery Bay is surrounded by beautiful natural scenery, including the Delta wetlands and Mount Diablo in the distance. The community is known for its family-friendly atmosphere, with many parks, playgrounds, and recreational areas available for residents to enjoy. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy the Discovery Bay Country Club, which features an 18-hole golf course. Discovery Bay is conveniently located near several regional parks, providing residents with additional opportunities for hiking, picnicking, and wildlife viewing. The community offers a relaxed and laid-back lifestyle, with many residents enjoying outdoor activities such as boating, kayaking, and paddleboarding. It has its own shopping center, which includes various retail stores, restaurants, and services for residents’ convenience. Discovery Bay hosts various community events throughout the year, including a Fourth of July parade and fireworks display.