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Indian Rock Park

950 Indian Rock Avenue, Berkeley, CA
(510) 981-6700
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Ranked #7 of 42 Attractions in Berkeley
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
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California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

climb the rock, see the bridge... stumbled on this little treasure while out for a walk. nice unexpected experience in residential area.

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NYC
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I'm sure this is not a unique review - this is by far the best view in Berkeley, and not a very difficult climb (there are several stairways chiseled right into the side of the rock!) Please, do yourselves a favor, and do not miss this sight. Even with some fog in the distance, you can still see the SF... More

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Berkeley, CA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I can walk here from my house. Its always fun to see the ever-changing weather over the bay. Nice uphill walk from Solano Ave. after dinner. Kids and agile adults like to climb the rock.

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Berkeley, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Little bit of a hike but totally worth it, beautiful view of the bay! There were a few people picnicking on the rock, which I thought was a great idea out in the warm sun. I will be back!

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

For worship temple/church/mosque is the place. For sunset Indian rock is the place. Sit on the rock and watch the sun slipping behind the mountain. The sky bids goodbye with the colors we can't buy. Our eyes thank us for this vivid view. Couples exchange hearts. Your imagination grows endless like the sky. The hard rock is a soft bed... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

I really really love this place. its actually just a rock in a living area but you can see the whole bay from there. I LOVE THIS PLACE SO MUCH.

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Indian rock is a unique area of large boulders which is a traditional place for budding climbers to learn/hone their skills and for families and couples to sit in the spring and summer to watch the sunset. Small children should be under the watchful eyes of parents.

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New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

It's a big rock that you can quickly "rock climb" up or easily walk up the stone carved stairways to see one of the most fabulous views of the SF Bay Area. Easy to get to and easy to do.

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Berkeley, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Anyone who lives in Berkeley (especially North Berkeley) knows about Indian Rock. To really do the locals thing, get to Indian Rock by walking up the path that begins at the stoplight at Solano Ave and The Alameda. It's a slightly steep two-block walk past Mendocino Ave and The Arlington. When you get to Indian Rock, expect to see young... More

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Michigan
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This little park is a gem. An easy climb up a large rock formation leads to a spectacular panoramic view for miles around. People lounging and sunning on the rocks, kids playing, nice atmosphere.

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