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5000 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4294
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

to take a walk on the premises. You'll meet many other walkers - even with dogs- ambling between the gorgeous grounds and spectacular views of the City when you climb up high enough. The climb is not strenous, and you can drive up to the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank CharmianOakland_CA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When in the Oakland/Piedmont area take some time to visit this beautiful cemetery. Gorgeous views and beautiful statues. There were people jogging, walking and just sitting enjoying the views. Alot of history as well. Beautiful spot to rest and contemplate and get out of the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Lori H
Reviewed April 13, 2019

Mountain View cementery is at the end of piedmont ave in Oakland. It is beautifully maintained and parking is ample. This is my go to place to take a hike. Streets are open and traffic is minimal. Hike to the top of the grounds and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Brookezim
Reviewed March 29, 2019

I encourage you to go and Go AND GO until you get to the highest point. The view is amazing and you will see the gamut: austere graves, remarkable mausoleums, epic sculpture and well-maintained landscaping. Drive through and spend 30 minutes or pack a picnic...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank CVG2CDG
Reviewed March 29, 2019

Many people use this as a park to walk their dogs, jog, hike, or picnic (just don't bring in alcohol). It's absolutely stunning and expansive with incredible bay views. There are some breath-taking mausoleums to see and if you are into the darker side of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Snicky M
Reviewed March 19, 2019

If you like walking and love cemeteries this is definitely the place to go here in the Bay Area. The setting is amazing as is the long list of famous and eccentric people buried there. Do some research and go searching for those folks. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Martha L
Reviewed January 22, 2019

A nice quiet place to get a view of the east bay if you don't mind some creepy company. Would not recommend camping but picnics are ok.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank MissHandly
Reviewed January 20, 2019

Mountain View is the perfect place for a stroll, a walk or hike or run. Plenty of parking. Your choice of flat land, hills, stairs and some areas are a bit rough for that cross country feel. The views are spectacular from the Oakland hills...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank jacksQ9375FZ
Reviewed January 15, 2019

If you want a cemetery where families go to look at the Christmas displays and wander about the masoleums, here's your place. A great place to take first-timers -- freaks them out. Oh yeah -- we have a relative buried here too. She seems to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Martin C
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Before the turn of the nineteenth century, at a time when Oakland was seen as somewhat distant and 'exotic' by urban denizens of San Francisco, the question arose about where to put those eminent citizens who had past on. The firm of Frederick Law Olmsted...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Eric K
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July 28, 2018|
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Response from CSConn126 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure on the policy, but I see fresh flowers at the grave every weekend on many sites.. so I assume yes.
Gail N
May 1, 2018|
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Response from monkeytrashman | Reviewed this property |
Open to the public. Open "normal" cemetery hours.