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Tilden Regional Park

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Address: entrances at Wildcat Canyon Rd & Grizzly Peak Blvd, Berkeley, CA
Phone Number: 510 562 7275
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Description: Tilden is one of Berkeley's oldest and most popular parks that offers a...
Tilden is one of Berkeley's oldest and most popular parks that offers a variety of family-fun activities like pony rides and carousels.
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Hiked a loop in the Eucalyptus forest!

Took off from the visitor center and hiked for a couple of hours into the Wilcat trail area through the eucalyptus trees and pines with plenty of altitude changes and path style... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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Tappahannock, Virginia
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Tappahannock, Virginia
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177 reviews 177 reviews
53 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Took off from the visitor center and hiked for a couple of hours into the Wilcat trail area through the eucalyptus trees and pines with plenty of altitude changes and path style changes from wide forest tracks to tight steep single file paths. Returned via the lake with plenty of ducks and turtles. Amazing that once you leave the car... More 

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Berkeley, California
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15 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

From the Little Farm, Inspiration Point, Jewel Lake or the many many hiking trails, Tilden is a great place to get out and stretch your legs. Check the East Bay Regional Parks website for more information.

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Templeton, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Tilden Regional Park is on the top of my list for a retreat into open space. It is easily accessible by bike or car. There are many trails and a couple of roads going through the entire park. One section of road is closed off to cars for part of the year and makes for a great place to walk... More 

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San Jose, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
18 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

If you have any interest in or like model steam trains, go to this park on a Sunday. The enthusiasts who run their railroads on Sundays make the experience truly joyful. During summer, the lake is also awesome. As are the distractions for younger kids (pony rides,etc.) Overall, a great place to enjoy a day with family and friends.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Traveling in the Bay area and need a place for kids to blow off some steam. This park in nestled in a canyon above the Berkeley hills. Suddenly on the drive up you feel like you are in a remote park. They have some nice activities and an easy hike for kids. By far the best is feeding the animals... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Beautiful treasure just above the UC Berkeley campus. I wish I had had more time to explore the area. We saw deer and other wildlife. The place has spectacular sunsets, too.

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Tilden Park is a gem in the East Bay. There are miles of hiking trails with views of the bay. Most trails are great for mountain bikes as well. There are a number of trails where dogs can be off leash and all the dogs and dog owners I've encountered are happy and friendly. My favorite trail begins at the... More 

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Berkeley, California
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3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Tilden Park is an incredible resource in the East Bay of San Francisco. It's as grand and glorious a park as you'll find anywhere, and rivals Olmsted's creations in the majesty of its landscapes, and how it fits into the urban surroundings. With lakes, the Wildcat Creek drainage, and redwood groves, the park also includes a substantial lake (Lake Anza),... More 

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have used Tilden park for many years. First as a place to take my (4-10) year old daughter on week-ends and some week days after school. The steam trains Small trains driven by train loving adults. The trains wind through a small gauge railway system, through forested areas, through small tunnels, up and down rolling hills. A ride lasts... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Tilden is part of a chain of public parks that run along to hills behind Berkeley and Oakland. All have wonderful hiking trails and some of them have views of the bay. What Tilden has is facilities, a fresh water lake for swimming, small train, carousel and so forth. There are several roads that enter the park but you need... More 

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