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Tilden Regional Park

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entrances at Wildcat Canyon Rd & Grizzly Peak Blvd, Berkeley, CA 94701
+1 510-562-7275
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Great open park to hike and explore

I grew up near this park and love to return. It is open, with great hiking and a native California... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Coastman3
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Palo Alto, California
Tilden Nature Area and Wildcat Peak

Started hiking up to Wildcat Peak when I was about 10 years old with my family back in the mid... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
NorthStarSteve
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Vacaville, California
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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.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“steam train” (61 reviews)
“merry go round” (75 reviews)
“lake anza” (45 reviews)
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entrances at Wildcat Canyon Rd & Grizzly Peak Blvd, Berkeley, CA 94701
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+1 510-562-7275
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"steam train"
in 61 reviews
"merry go round"
in 75 reviews
"lake anza"
in 45 reviews
"inspiration point"
in 42 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 34 reviews
"golf course"
in 27 reviews
"train ride"
in 15 reviews
"great hiking"
in 14 reviews
"the east bay"
in 35 reviews
"wildcat canyon"
in 15 reviews
"petting zoo"
in 12 reviews
"animal farm"
in 11 reviews
"pony rides"
in 7 reviews
"small train"
in 6 reviews
"mount diablo"
in 5 reviews
"poison oak"
in 7 reviews
"nature center"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I grew up near this park and love to return. It is open, with great hiking and a native California species garden.

Thank Coastman3
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Started hiking up to Wildcat Peak when I was about 10 years old with my family back in the mid 1960's. Been back many times since and always memorable. Incredible view of the Bay Area, Golden Gate Bridge and a very clear days the Farallon...More

Thank NorthStarSteve
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove to Tilden Park on a Sunday afternoon to have a picnic. Clean, quiet and lacking crowds. We were worried that we would not find a table but eventually we found a table with partial shade and partial direct sun...everyone was happy. Nobody bothered...More

Thank Brad B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Expect to encounter the occasional harmless grass snake and watch for poop on the trails, but otherwise a very nice area for hiking. Views at Vollmer Peak a bit pinched by communications towers but still good. We had no problems, but advise people to leave...More

Thank A Y M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to ride the steam train at Tilden Regional with my two year-old grandson who LOVES trains. He was enthralled, and because of that, I had a great time too. The trains are scaled down models of actual steam trains, and everything about the tracks,...More

Thank jaseaton
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this park. On a beautiful day it can get crowded and it can be challenging to park. I love to hike and picnic in this location.

Thank Infodiva415
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Situated in the Berkeley hills, Tilden has a variety of recreational opportunities. We went to Lake Anza, where there is a lovely picnic area with tables and grills, a number of walking trails, and swimming at a small beach. A rugged trail (rocks and tree...More

Thank AVLwriter
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

This is a huge regional park and an important part of the lungs of the Bay Area. Lots of kids stuff here, plus picnic areas and lots of hiking trails.

Thank Thomas V
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Lovely open spaces at the top of the Berkeley hills. The botanical gardens are well maintained and have great diversity. Hiking trails and picnic areas abound. Lots of wooded areas, watch out for poison oak if you stray off of any of the trails or...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Tilden is a wonderful experience for picnics, golf, childrens attractions or just communing with wonderful unadulterated nature.

Thank AL B
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rover11
11 June 2018|
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Response from jaseaton | Reviewed this property |
Try the Nimitz Way Trail at Inspiration Point. Here's info at the mommynearest web site. Tilden Park is popular with hikers thanks to its many miles of hiking trails through picturesque scenery. There are trails to suit... More
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Ganesh D
26 March 2017|
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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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