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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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Beware of thieves

We made a Saturday trek to Tilden Park with grandkids in tow and had a wonderful ride on the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Alco251
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Diamond Bar CA
via mobile
National Park feel yet close to the city.

Great hiking trails and views of the east bay hills as well as the whole bay area. Also a good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mdepalma57
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Berkeley, 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.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“steam train” (62 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 62 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 15 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 7 reviews
"mount diablo"
in 5 reviews
"poison oak"
in 7 reviews
"nature center"
in 19 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Camping spots, picnic areas, great place for family fun or birthdays, reunions, class trips, troop events, etc.

Thank Nikkiboogoesplaces
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Reviewed 4 weeks 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
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

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

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

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 28 May 2018 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 27 May 2018 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 23 May 2018

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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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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Response from mikefromwellington | Reviewed this property |
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roxcl57
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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