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Berkeley Marina

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Address: 201 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94710
Phone Number: 510 981 6740
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Wind-surfing
Description: One of the recommended windsurfing launch spots.

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Best view of the SF Bay

I always take visitors and friends here for the fantastic view! Walk, bike, bus or drive down University Avenue in Berkeley into the Marina area, west of the freeway and past... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I always take visitors and friends here for the fantastic view! Walk, bike, bus or drive down University Avenue in Berkeley into the Marina area, west of the freeway and past Frontage Road.Turn right where the road splits and go past the Doubletree Hotel which is on your left. Follow the road around to the left and go to the... More 

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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37 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

What a great way to spend an afternoon, especially if it's a sunny day and it's free. People were walking, fishing, running, dancing, painting, taking pictures, and yes, texting. Secret... go in the afternoon and when the tied is up.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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95 reviews 95 reviews
36 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I came to visit my cousins, but the teacher in me can't stop. I took the preteens to the marina to take pictures of them at sunset. They were describing the sunset to me as I was shooting them, but using simple words like "cool," "pretty," and "nice." I told them those all described it, but I wanted them to... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This area has several features. First off is Cesar Chavez Park: location of the annual Berkeley Kite Festival every summer, lots of space to fly kites; a small dog park area designated for off-leash; neat sun dial at the top of the hill; and a flat, paved trail that circumnavigates the park providing views of Berkeley, Albany, El Cerrito, Richmond... More 

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New York City, New York
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55 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

What a perfect spot to see the Bay Area. Centrally located in East Bay. Views of San Francisco, The Bay Bridge, The Golden Gate Bridge, and the Marin Headlands. Fantastic. Go park here and take a long walk along the Bay.

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Berkeley, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Cezar Chavez is a great park for many people. I go with my dogs as there is an off leash area. You often see family groups and people flying kites and are right on the SF Bay

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San Francisco
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138 reviews 138 reviews
35 attraction reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Great place to see the San Francisco skyline, the Bay, the wind- surfers and birds, boats, ships. A couple of restaurants...perfect for brunch or a drink... Good walking area.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The walking paths are delicately manicured in some places. There are separate dog parks as well. Bring a cup of coffee and enjoy a quiet walk along the bay or sit on one of the benches. Enjoy a brisk walk/run/jog as well.

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Mill Valley, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The views are great a good walk can be had around the harbor and waterfront and a very good restaurant with working fireplace to warm up after being in the fresh bay breezes called Skates. Even when not hungry I stop in to warm up by the fire drinking one of their signature martinis.

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Suisun City, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

a great place too hang out to have brunch and long walks and if you have the right boat! great for cruising the bay.

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