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Berkeley Marina

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Address: 201 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94710-1618
Phone Number: 510 981 6740
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One of the recommended windsurfing launch spots.

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Nice quiet walk

It was nice to go out to the marina. It is a nice and quiet path near the water. There are also fireworks on the fourth of July. Get there early!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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OAKLAND
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It was nice to go out to the marina. It is a nice and quiet path near the water. There are also fireworks on the fourth of July. Get there early!

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good place to take your loved ones. You can enjoy the whole day relaxing, and then eat at the nice surrounding restaurants which are very good.

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the best spots in the Bay Area to enjoy spectacular views in every direction. Even on foggy days you can enjoy views of Alcatraz, the city, Tiburon and Sausalito, the Berkeley Hills, and the North Bay. There are frequent festivals (Kite Festival just last weekend) and always plenty of people out and about enjoying the trails... More 

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Thank Retinol13
California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just went down there to cool off, and was successful. We drove all around by the edge of the bay and I thought the distant views of SF and the Golden Gate bridge were interesting. My driver kiddingly said, "We'll go down to where Scott Peterson dumped the body." (That would be after he killed his wife.) It's fairly isolated... More 

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san francisco USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

going to the right it's a place where you can exercise,walk you dog, meditate and see awesome sunset. you have a good view of golden gate bridge ,you can see too the richmond bridge.and san francisco at the left you have the pier and good restaurants to

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Thank maria edite o
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go there regularly as a quick way to "get out of town" and feel the ocean air (right straight from the Golden Gate). The Marina has two sides, divided by the harbor in the middle, North (Cesar Chavez Park, lots of open space walking) and South (more structured walking, restaurants, a little park, and bait shop/sandwich shop). There's a... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Nice walk and view from the hotel. Area where you can sit and enjoy the view. Niece restaurant in the marina area

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Philadelphia, PA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

It gets windy and cold so be prepared with the right clothing. The roads are run down in the area so watch out for potholes. Best reason to go is for the view of San Francisco.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

This is not a place for serious hikers. If you enjoy a stroll beside the sea, the old bridge is the place to be. We generally spend a few hours here and then go to Viks chat for food. We love the old bridge on any day.

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berkeley, ca 94720
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

I was just there 1 day ago, it was windy but still some people are fishing there, its pretty to watch from there to the city, the pic I looked was from a year ago.yes, I recommend to visit this Marina, simply just to see the city from the other side.

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