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Tilden Regional Park

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entrances at Wildcat Canyon Rd & Grizzly Peak Blvd, Berkeley, CA 94701
+1 510-562-7275
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Steam Train in A Beautiful Park

Went to ride the steam train at Tilden Regional with my two year-old grandson who LOVES trains. He... read more

Reviewed yesterday
jaseaton
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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Picnic and Hiking in Tilden Park

I love this park. On a beautiful day it can get crowded and it can be challenging to park. I love... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Infodiva415
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San Francisco, California
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Tilden is one of Berkeley's oldest and most popular parks that offers a variety of family-fun activities like pony rides and carousels.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“steam train” (60 reviews)
“merry go round” (75 reviews)
“lake anza” (44 reviews)
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entrances at Wildcat Canyon Rd & Grizzly Peak Blvd, Berkeley, CA 94701
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+1 510-562-7275
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"steam train"
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"merry go round"
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"lake anza"
in 44 reviews
"inspiration point"
in 42 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 33 reviews
"golf course"
in 26 reviews
"train ride"
in 15 reviews
"great hiking"
in 14 reviews
"the east bay"
in 35 reviews
"wildcat canyon"
in 15 reviews
"petting zoo"
in 12 reviews
"animal farm"
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"pony rides"
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"small train"
in 6 reviews
"mount diablo"
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"nature center"
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"swimming lake"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to ride the steam train at Tilden Regional with my two year-old grandson who LOVES trains. He was enthralled, and because of that, I had a great time too. The trains are scaled down models of actual steam trains, and everything about the tracks,...More

Thank jaseaton
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I love this park. On a beautiful day it can get crowded and it can be challenging to park. I love to hike and picnic in this location.

Thank Infodiva415
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated in the Berkeley hills, Tilden has a variety of recreational opportunities. We went to Lake Anza, where there is a lovely picnic area with tables and grills, a number of walking trails, and swimming at a small beach. A rugged trail (rocks and tree...More

Thank AVLwriter
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a huge regional park and an important part of the lungs of the Bay Area. Lots of kids stuff here, plus picnic areas and lots of hiking trails.

Thank Thomas V
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely open spaces at the top of the Berkeley hills. The botanical gardens are well maintained and have great diversity. Hiking trails and picnic areas abound. Lots of wooded areas, watch out for poison oak if you stray off of any of the trails or...More

1  Thank yosemitepictures
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Tilden is a wonderful experience for picnics, golf, childrens attractions or just communing with wonderful unadulterated nature.

Thank AL B
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

So much to do with our grandchildren. Everyone loves the scale model train that winds through the redwoods and the carousel with its old animals carefully restored. The hill hikes provide great bay views. This is our playground for biking and hiking.. and the occasional...More

Thank Janice H
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

we hiked the Lake Anza trail , a little rugged in parts but fun & just enough to feel like we did something to get off our butts & earn all our yummy food in Berkeley a little confusing at times , nice to have...More

Thank Karen M
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

We entered off Grizzly Peak Boulevard and drove to Inspiration Point, which offers spectacular views. We did not have time for the Botanical Garden, alas.

1  Thank operalover939
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

While Tilden is a very large par, I mostly visit the Botanic Garden, which attempts to keep all the plants native to California. I birdwatch there...

Thank paulsI1574HS
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Ganesh D
25 March 2017|
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Response from mikefromwellington | Reviewed this property |
Yes
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roxcl57
12 August 2016|
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Response from cardas1 | Reviewed this property |
No camping in Tilden but Lake Chabot regional is about 30 minutes away and has some campsites
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Nelle N
16 September 2015|
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Response from tichita_23 | Reviewed this property |
there is guard for swimming in Lake. , but I believe after 5 PM you swim at your own risk
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