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Lake Anza

Address: Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley, CA 94708
Phone Number: 510 562 7275
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Ranked #30 of 40 Attractions in Berkeley
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors

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New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The private beach has an admission charge of around $3.50 for adults and $2.50 for children. It gets crowded during public holidays. I would recommend taking a shower after swimming as some people's skin can be sensitive to the organisms in the fresh water (me and my son didn't have a problem but I heard some people complain).

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

Okay, let me start off by saying that the water in the lake is about 30 percent pee and poop so the water is a greenish-yellow color and is disgusting to swim in. Also, there are sharp rocks in the water that you could easily step on and the bathroom is unsanitary. The only good thing about this place is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

Clean and well maintained lake with a beautiful view. There are restrooms also. The trail is quite rough but enjoyable. Wear hiking shoes if you want to go round the lake on the trail.

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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Not sure if I put down the correct date, but swimming at Lake Anza is always a fun time. Again, I believe that it's only open during late spring until very early fall.

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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

Nice grassy expanse perfect for a picnic. Stay around the perimeter on a sunny day. Nearby bathrooms and concession stand too. Parking runs out quickly, so get there early.

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Concord, California
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10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

Years ago we would rent boats and peddle around for hours. Legs were much younger then.

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