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Tilden Regional Park

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Open Now: 5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Great local hikes, minutes from UC Berkeley

Start at Inspiration Point, and pick up a trail map from the trailhead just off the parking lot... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fun roomie place to run around

Great for a dog lots of grass in the spring after rain good place for a walk/hike and nice veiws... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Albany, California
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“merry go round”(75 reviews)
“lake anza”(45 reviews)
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
+1 510-562-7275
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Start at Inspiration Point, and pick up a trail map from the trailhead just off the parking lot that leads to Nimitz Way. The map details about 10 different hikes that you can get to (or branch off from), starting from that trailhead! Magnificent Eucalyptus...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great for a dog lots of grass in the spring after rain good place for a walk/hike and nice veiws BEWARE OF MOUNTAIN LIONS (occasionally they will come down looking for food after there is no game P. S. Most likely won't happen in the...More

Thank Safari798192
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views and well maintained trails make Tilden Park's many trails worth the trip.Intermediate hikers should have no problems on any of the trails.

Thank Carmen R
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Not much water. Gold and rather than green most of the time but great views of the bay, San Francisco and the bridges

Thank richard g
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Always enjoyable returning again and again to Tilden Park. So many wonderful trails. Great place to have a summer BBQ.

Thank gerbault
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Finishing off a business trip to Berkeley, friends at LBNL suggested a drive to the Tilden Park to me. The beautiful hilly terrain with the mild eucalyptus scent in the air and the stunning views was definitely worth the detour before I headed to the...More

1  Thank Michael F
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We visited this weekend with our two children ages 2 and 4 and we all thoroughly enjoyed the day. We started at the nature area and farm for an hour and it was so fun to interact with cows, chickens, sheep, and see the ducks,...More

Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We made a Saturday trek to Tilden Park with grandkids in tow and had a wonderful ride on the Redwood Valley steam train. Came back to the parking lot to find our car burglarized. A park district cop took the report and told me that...More

Thank Alco251
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Great hiking trails and views of the east bay hills as well as the whole bay area. Also a good place to take young kids - carousel, petting zoo, swimmable lake.

Thank mdepalma57
Reviewed 27 June 2018

If you love nature and want to spend a day hiking, sauntering around the lake, and catch up on some activities like taking the steam train, etc, it will be a day well spent.

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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.
Ganesh D
26 March 2017|
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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