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Address: 950 Indian Rock Avenue, Berkeley, CA
Phone Number: (510) 981-6700
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Panoramic view of San Francisco and the Bay Area

If you are in the neighborhood (North Berkeley) -- and the weather is clear -- you might enjoy visiting this tiny park, which consists mainly of one huge boulder. Steps cut in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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Berkeley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

If you are in the neighborhood (North Berkeley) -- and the weather is clear -- you might enjoy visiting this tiny park, which consists mainly of one huge boulder. Steps cut in the rock will take you to the top, although the short trip is not for the faint-hearted. From the top, you can see San Francisco, Marin County, Golden... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

A lovely spot to bring friends, family, date, kids, dogs, out of town visits - plenty to explore and discover both in the park and throughout the surrounding neighborhood. The bouldering is fun, with a range of problems from easy to hard. Flat ground, no pad required for the lower problems but you may want one for the higher stuff.

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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

A good place to go climbing. You can boulder and top-rope. The views are great too. Not that many routes, and pretty low key, but a good place to practice.

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Beverly Hills, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Once you climb to the top, the view is magnificent. The rock itself is very unusual. It is a beautiful spot to see the sunset over the bay. Very romantic. Lots of young couples spend some precious moments sitting on the rock and enjoying the romantic view.

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Mill Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Nice place to bring friends and enjoy the sunset view. Kids love climbing on the rocks but they can be slippery so be careful. One of my favorite places to watch multiple fireworks displays on the 4th of July... but get there early because it can get crowded, too.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

A beautiful rock park, stairs cut into the side of rock. This is the best 3 bridge view in Berkeley.

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

If I were visiting East Bay---across the Bay from San Francisco---I'd make Indian Rock a must stop. The view is one of the best, and if you go round the corner you can watch tomorrow's superstar rock climbers in training. This is where Galen Rowell and many others first learned the feel of rock. Very low key, unpretentious area with... More 

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Dénia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I liked the view, but you have to be carefull when you climb the rock. Once you are on top, you don't want to leave because there is so much to see.

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Manhattan Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Anytime of your day is perfect for this outing! I have taken the EZ stone walkway to the top of the rocks as well as the difficult jump to the steps; the difficult jump left me bruised and scratched up. I have seen dudes free-climb the rocks, and that is quite impressive. 420 friendly place (edibles worked the best) anytime... More 

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Just a short walk up the path from the corner of Solano and The Alameda. Climb the WPA steps to the top of this huge boulder and take in the views of San Francisco, Oakland, Richmond, and everything in-between. Or try your rock-climbing skills on the back side. This is the best of several "big rock" parks in Berkeley.

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Address: Address: 950 Indian Rock Avenue, Berkeley, CA
Phone Number: (510) 981-6700
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley

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