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Tilden Regional Park

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Tilden Park--Paradise in Our Own Backyard!

I came to Berkeley for grad school in 1968 and became friendly with a group of folks also studying... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Berkeley, California
Great Park for hiking

When I'm visiting Oakland/Berkeley my friends an I go hiking often. Tilden Regional Park is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alec D
Seattle, Washington
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Tilden is one of Berkeley's oldest and most popular parks that offers a variety of family-fun activities like pony rides and carousels.
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entrances at Wildcat Canyon Rd & Grizzly Peak Blvd, Berkeley, CA 94701
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I came to Berkeley for grad school in 1968 and became friendly with a group of folks also studying at Cal. Therefore, I learned quickly about the recreational activities here that were meant for low income folks--like students. Tilden has everything--boundless hiking trails, bicycling trails,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JanElise2012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I'm visiting Oakland/Berkeley my friends an I go hiking often. Tilden Regional Park is a great choice. The trails are fairly accessible for most people, the views are great.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alec D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is not a place for special trip if you are visiting from out of town though this a good place for relaxed outings on the weekends for local Bay Area families. You need your own transportation to go to different attractions for children. Preschoolers...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Calpal66
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Tilden Park is beautiful, and there are many great hikes in the park. Inspriation Point trail has an asphalt path and both bicycles and walkers can use it. The views are fantastic.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Miriam S
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

Berkeley Hills. Miles of scenic driving, hiking. A place for kids at the little Farm, Carousel, Lake Anza. Golf course, botanical gardens. The best of Berkeley!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Judy C
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

I grew up around this park and have been here so many times great for family gatherings birthday parties bbq fishing hiking or just a moment of silence for yourself. Beautiful scenery. One with nature love this place

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank M5256IDmichellek
Reviewed 23 December 2018

While it was somewhat cool, the weather didn’t bother our grandson who had a great time riding in the uncovered passenger cars of the two different railroad rides provided by miniature steam engines that are sturdy enough to carry the adults as well. We also...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank C3749NFgregm
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Little farm is the best! Bring celery and lettuce to feed the goats. A great way to make you smile, no matter what your age. Went with my 22 year old daughter to walk down memory lane of her childhood visits - we loved it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

There are mountain lions here. If you are one in a million, you might see one. Nice hikes and water elements. Not as beautiful as the Peninsula hikes but it’s the best that is available in the east bay. We prefer other areas just a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MzSandy
Reviewed 29 October 2018

An easy, scenic hike with beautiful views at the top. We did this with our son and daughter-in-law who are in their early 30's and we're in our sixties - worked out well!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Melissa C
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11 June 2018|
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Response from christopherpee | Reviewed this property |
Wildcat Peak. Can hike/walk there via Inspiration Point or start below at Little Farm. Use AllTrails to navigate.
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Response from cardas1 | Reviewed this property |
No camping in Tilden but Lake Chabot regional is about 30 minutes away and has some campsites