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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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Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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A park for all sorts

Very pleasant park areas with plenty to do and good walks for both families and other groups - large and small. The warning of how to deal with mountain lion encounters adds a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Very pleasant park areas with plenty to do and good walks for both families and other groups - large and small. The warning of how to deal with mountain lion encounters adds a certain frisson

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

wat not 2 luv. this is the regional park that goes from Berkeley, Fish Ranch Rd, Albany, Kensington, Pinole, Walnut Creek, Concord and Martinez. All the towns and city connects by this very Regional Park. there's a play area, train park, many bike paths, joggers and hikers, kids and family can enjoy and drive to enjoy the scenery and view... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This was a great park with a merry-go-round. My son had found it. Had some beautiful views of Berkeley.

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Tracy, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

What a great place to experience Bay Area natural beauty. Many miles of hiking with incredible views of SF, bridges, bay, etc. A swimmable lake, lots for kids to do also.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The park stretches over a large area and it is quite far between the different activities so we were quite pleased that we came by car. There are not many places to buy food, but there are several picnic areas. First we stopped at the Small Farm. Here the kids can come close to different animals, such as cows and... More 

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Diamond Bar, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I visited here many times as a child, mostly to the Merry-go-round and the steam engine trains. It has hardly changed since then, but it has been well maintained. The park is spread out in that you have to get in the car and drive to each attraction. I never went to the lake as a child so I was... More 

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Fresno, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Tilden is a hidden gem that most people in the country don't even know about. It has a swimable lake (Lake Anza), a golf course, marvelous trails and trees and rolling hills, plus picnic area, a merrygoround and a train. And it's 10 minutes up the hill from Berkeley. Come on.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This park has a bit of everything! We did some hiking out of the Inspiration Point area and enjoyed the walk. Although we did not get a good view of the Bay area due to heavy clouds and fog, our son who lives in the area assured us it is magnificent. We walked among the cattle that roam along the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Several times a week I bike up through Tilden Park, ascending up to over 1,600 ft elevation in about 7 miles from N. Berkeley. The views from Grizzly Peak Blvd. are spectacular: More than 180 degree vistas of SF Bay, the bridges, etc. Further into the park are Inspiration Point, parking for a couple dozen cars, and trailhead for a... More 

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Hiking trails galore (watch out for poison oak) Little Farm - great for kids with small nature center large merry go round lake Anza - swimming area cordoned off with life guards, sandy beach, family centered lots of little kids Steam trains - wonderful open steam trains wind through the trees and back picnic areas that can be reserved for... More 

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Additional Information about Tilden Regional Park

Address: entrances at Wildcat Canyon Rd & Grizzly Peak Blvd, Berkeley, CA
Phone Number: 510 562 7275
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm

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