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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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Dry but great Bay views

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
richard g
via mobile
Great Afternoon Hike

Always enjoyable returning again and again to Tilden Park. So many wonderful trails. Great place to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gerbault
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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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“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 33 reviews
"train ride"
in 15 reviews
"golf course"
in 26 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
"nature center"
in 19 reviews
"swimming lake"
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank gerbault
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 4 weeks 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 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.

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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.

1  Thank atanum
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

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

Thank Nikkiboogoesplaces
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

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

Thank NorthStarSteve
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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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