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Homes for rent in El Sobrante are surrounded on one side by parks and forests and on the other by the San Francisco Bay. Less than an hour from Napa, renters can relax and enjoy all that this peaceful community has to offer.

Facts for Renters About El Sobrante

  • El Sobrante has been continuously inhabited since 5,000 B.C. Many Native American tribes lived there due to the abundance of fresh water in the area. It's thought that many ancient groups thrived off the seasonal salmon runs. 
  • Several famous rock stars grew up in El Sobrante and attended De Anza High School together. These include Kirk Hammett, who's the lead guitarist for Metallica, and Les Claypool. Claypool even wrote a song for his band called "El Sobrante Fortnight."
  • The community's name comes from the Spanish word for "remainder" or "leftover." This is because the land grant for the original Rancho El Sobrante dictated that the grant was for the remaining land between several other ranches.

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Attractions Near El Sobrante

The community has plenty of green space, like the Kennedy Grove Regional Recreation Area. This park offers hiking, day camping and spaces that can be reserved for events like weddings. It also has an open-air amphitheater and hosts the annual Bay Area Storytelling Festival.