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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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One of the recommended windsurfing launch spots.

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great place to see the sunset behind the golden gate bridge

You get the picture perfect broadside of the bridge and in the winter the sun sets behind the bridge.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Frisco, Texas

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Frisco, Texas
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242 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You get the picture perfect broadside of the bridge and in the winter the sun sets behind the bridge.

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Berkeley, California
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67 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Berkeley Marina has much to offer on a nice day, including the kite festival (superb) in late July, fireworks on July 4, etc. Otherwise, it's a beautiful park and gorgeous views of the San Francisco Bay. There's a Children's Adventure Park where they can build things, and other minor attractions. Think of it when you're up for a long... More 

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Thank desertsage55
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79 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

This is a great place,, i used to windsurf here, i like to ride a bike out here, the pier used to be nice to walk on but they closed it, and it is just a great place to to go by the water the hook of land where his Lordships is , protects the inside bay from much of... More 

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1 Thank Gene G
Fresno, California, United States
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

It's a relief to get away from the city and walk around the Berkeley marina. The parking is actually free here, unlike just about everywhere else, and it is not too crowded. There is a nice walking path in the Caesar Chavez park, and the squirrels are friendly and funny. It would be a good place to take children on... More 

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2 Thank HappyCamp3r2014
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213 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

The Berkeley Pier is a great spot to spend an afternoon with beautiful views of San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Alcatraz. Fly a kite in the park, view the Marina boats, or have a meal or appetizer at Skates on the Bay. Sunsets are glorious.

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1 Thank albebuc
Seattle, WA
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99 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

The marina and pier offer a nice walk, but the walking path around a view hill just north of the marina is not to be missed. Windy fun, with wildlife.

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Thank minimuffinlover
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

A lovely Marina with many individually owned yachts and small craft, a lovely place to amble round and enjoy the planting and views.

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Thank Lakesidesmw
Pensacola, Florida
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268 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We were staying in the area and were able to go for a run along the area. Great little kids park in the area and the park was relatively clean.

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Thank Cspear
Oakland, California
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58 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

All will enjoy a stroll by the bay with waves crashing and wind blowing your hair. I love people watching and children excited to see the water. Folks fishing and some people just sit and relax.

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San Francisco, California
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110 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

The Berkeley Marina is one of the most beautiful spots in Berkeley. It's a bit far from the main part of the town and if you are student, from the campus, but it is definitely worth a visit if you have the time. It can be easily accessed via bus (but make sure you take the right 51B bus, ask... More 

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