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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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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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Terrific park.

Altho situated on the eastern periphery of East Bay cities (e.g., Berkeley, El Cerrito, Oakland, etc.), its proximity rates it as an urban park (formally, Regional Park... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Berkeley, California
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Berkeley, California
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13 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Altho situated on the eastern periphery of East Bay cities (e.g., Berkeley, El Cerrito, Oakland, etc.), its proximity rates it as an urban park (formally, Regional Park) Wonderful environment, including one of the world's best carousels (summer), swimming lake, horse riding, miniature steam railroads, small but great animal farm, numerous picnic areas/tables and grills, and innumerable hiking paths; many scenic... More 

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Berkeley, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is dear to my heart! I lived in Berkeley for ~ 8 years and would regularly hike the Sky View trail. You can meander for hours and not get bored. The air smells nice, the views are amazing. I highly recommend it for short and long excursions.

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OAKLAND
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a great park to have a nice picnic by the water. It was great. It was clean and beautiful. Yay

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Point Richmond, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful park with lots to do: hiking, Little Farm, Merry-go-round, steam train, picnic and swim at Lake Anza. If you go to Little Farm you can feed the cows, sheep & goat but remember to pick up some celery and lettuce (only permitted feed) at the store before you go b/c you can't buy any there.

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tilden Park is a jewel for the East Bay and beyond. Beautiful hiking trails, lots of wildlife. We brought our three boys there weekly when they were very young and they loved it! They still do and they are teenagers. There's a Little Farm with animals you can feed, I'm a local teacher and I've brought all elementary grades I've... More 

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Berkeley, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to check out the steam train and carousel if you have young kids (or young at heart :)! Lots of amazing vistas throughout so take time to explore.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park is very close to Berkeley and during weekends can be very crowded. But that aside try the trail from Inspiration point or visit the little Farm and the trail that goes around Jewell Lake.

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Weston, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Driving around and heading into the Tilden Regional Park(TRP) was really cool. Great views and lots of trails to hike on. Bring a picnic lunch and just enjoy being outdoors. There is a neat little golf course tucked in up here that I'm sure is a blast to play. When the fog rolls in it offers some spectacular photo opportunities.... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Easily accessible and something for everyone here: - hiking - swimming - golfing - little farm (free) - steam trains If you're in the area - go!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I grew up in Orinda and spent lots of time at Tilden Park over the years. Now that I have a 4 year old daughter, I made sure that we visited Tilden during our recent trip to the Bay Area over the July 4th holiday. One of the highlights of Tilden for families with young children is the carousel. I... More 

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