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Benicia State Recreation Area

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Address: 1 State Park Rd, Benicia, CA 94510-3619
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Pretty place along the water front

This park is great for walking and riding bikes. The paths are paved and busy after work time. It is a great place to take a walk in the sunshine along the water front.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
amarion
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San Diego
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San Diego
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park is great for walking and riding bikes. The paths are paved and busy after work time. It is a great place to take a walk in the sunshine along the water front.

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Benicia, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Well maintained - safe and beautiful scenery. You can see all types of animals, birds and reptiles..

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Thank tessiel425
Green Valley, Ca.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a popular walking/jogging area. Once you get off the paved areas into the hiking trails the views of the bay are very nice. If you are a birder or wildflower fan there plenty of both to be found depending on the season. There is a fee of $8 for parking to use the park.

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Thank Mimi F
San Francisco, CA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

If you live nearby, this is worth visiting. You can take a long walk or drive out to the end of the road. Nice spot for fishing or just watching the ships go by in the strait. Restrooms are usually open. The native plant garden is interesting.

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Thank DDfromSF
Benicia, CA
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I used to ride my bike or walk this trail regularly. It was a pleasant place to get a little exercise. If you are looking for an attraction, this isn't the place. But, if you happen to be in the Benicia area and want to enjoy a little nature and walk by the water, this is the place.

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Martinez, California, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

3 separate parking areas - northeast, just off Miitary, northwest just off Columbus/Rose, and south, from Rose down Dillon Point. The bathrooms at Dillon Point were out of service in August, but available up at the north parking areas. With a strong prevailing west wind through Carquinez Strait, this north-extending bay provides protected water for modest kayak and SUP excursions.... More 

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Thank Cameron M
Benicia, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This is a nice place to walk along the wetlands. Nice views as one walks on the paths. A good place to ride bikes also. At the end of the road are places for picnics etc.

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Thank Pete B
Dayton, Ohio
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Don't waste your time going here unless you like to fish. There's no place to sit, no beach and you pay $6 for nothing.

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Thank nacido69
Benicia, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

This small recreation area provides a wonderful sense of peace as you walk the easy trail past marsh land filled with many species of birds. At the end of the first trail lies another that travels 4 miles along the water to a point great for fishing and/or watching huge tankers come and go from the Bay to the Delta.... More 

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Thank Doug C
Benicia, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Nature at it's best, beautifully maintained State Park with amazing views of the mountains and water. Walk, hike or just sit and relax, read a book, look at the scenery and boats or have a picnic.

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