Toad Hollow

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Toad Hollow, also known as the Core Area Drainage Pond, is part of the City’s storm water drainage system. The pond and park are locally known as Toad Hollow after tunnels were created to allow resident toads access to former upland habitat near the Davis Post Office.


The City of Davis owns this property in fee title.


About 2.5 acres.

Open space benefits:

The property provides seasonal wetlands and wildlife habitat and storm water retention benefits. Habitat is managed specifically in support of native amphibians. It also provides recreational benefits (i.e., walking paths and an off-leash dog park).

Public accessibility:

This property is publicly accessible from dawn until dusk. It is closed during inclement weather when the area is needed for storm water retention.


This property is located at 1919 Second Street between L Street and the Pole Line Road overcrossing.