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Tilden Regional Park

#1 of 84 things to do in Berkeley Features Animals
entrances at Wildcat Canyon Rd & Grizzly Peak Blvd, Berkeley, CA 94701
+1 510-562-7275
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Crown Jewel

Berkeley's crown jewel, Tilden has something for just about everyone. Green spaces, camping... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
K P
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Berkeley, California
Lovely, but hilly, botanical gardens

Drove scenic Wildcat Canyon Road to come here. The gardens were pleasant to wander around though... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David G
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Boca Raton, Florida
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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.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 05:00 - 22:00
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entrances at Wildcat Canyon Rd & Grizzly Peak Blvd, Berkeley, CA 94701
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Berkeley's crown jewel, Tilden has something for just about everyone. Green spaces, camping, cookouts, swimming, hiking and so on. Add to that the farm, steam trains, and carousel and you have an amazing park.

Thank K P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drove scenic Wildcat Canyon Road to come here. The gardens were pleasant to wander around though it was hilly and the map and signage did not boost directional confidence.

Thank David G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Go here for top of the mountain experience views exercise and clean air. Beaches and seafood need not be all you experience in San Franciso

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tilden is a wonderful place to visit with small children; take them on the Carousel, the steam trains or the Little Farm. The park is big enough to have a nice uncrowded hike with or without your dog. There is also a very nice little...More

Thank Howard F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We opted for a short loop this time for Memorial Day 2017. We started at Jewel Lake - Sylvian Trail- Wildcat Peak and coming down from Laurel trail and joining with Sylvian trail. Less than 4 miles in about 2 hours. A good short hike...More

Thank Heliana M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a green gem in Berkeley! You can take a long or short hike. Catch an outdoor Shakespearean performance during the summer months. Have a picnic in the park. For a fun time check out this extensive urban park that makes you feel that you're...More

Thank GlobalGypsy_13
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lots to see and do. Just sitting and looking into the distance was perfect! Too bad the steam train area isn't open during the week. The gardens are amazing!

Thank Swimlaw
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Breathtakingly beautiful scenery, great wildlife, amazing botanical gardens, great roads and wonderful hiking trails.

Thank NorthfordBill
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Many different places to walk or hike, with different level of challenge. Many superb views. Good air.

Thank SlowCurrents
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Take a time out and hike around Tilden Park. Last week returned to Seaview trail. The winter rain has painted a beautiful landscape.

Thank mook51
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Ganesh D
is car parking free here?
26 March 2017|
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Response from mikefromwellington | Reviewed this property |
Yes
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roxcl57
Is there camping nearby
13 August 2016|
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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
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Nelle N
What is the fall schedule for swimming in Lake Anza?
16 September 2015|
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Response from tichita_23 | Reviewed this property |
there is guard for swimming in Lake. , but I believe after 5 PM you swim at your own risk
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