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Tilden Regional Park
#1 of 20 Nature & Parks in Berkeley
Whether you go out to Inspiration Point for the fantastic views to the East including Mt. Diablo, picnic in one of the many sites scattered through the park, hike some of the hill ridge trails with views from the...
If you want a great nature break with spectacular views, places to walk on easy trails or hike, and even where you can bring your dog (use essential oils to deter ticks!) head over to Tilden.
Tilden Park Little Farm
#2 of 20 Nature & Parks in Berkeley
It's in Tilden Park and there's a nearby easy trail to a small lake where there are large turtles, various ducks, sometimes a heron or two.
Nestled at the very bottom of a huge park is Little Farm, a FREE farm you can bring your kids to see, pet, and feed cows, sheep, goats, and fowl.
UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley
#3 of 20 Nature & Parks in Berkeley
A venue for experts and complete non-experts to savour and enjoy at their own level - great for gardeners, botanists, artists, photographers and pretty much anyone who enjoys nature.
There are numerous paths throughout the park, which literally take you around the floral world.
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Berkeley Marina
#4 of 20 Nature & Parks in Berkeley
Between the park and the marina, you can do a two to three mile loop hike with stunning bay views including the GG and Oakland Bridges, the San Rafael Bridge and Angel Island.
Tons of activities to do here, walk, hike, ride a bike, skateboard, sailing, stand up paddle board, picnic, barbecue, kids parks , walk the dogs, fly a kite and much more.
Indian Rock Park
#5 of 20 Nature & Parks in Berkeley
To get up to Indian Rock Park is a bit of a steep hike but well worth the exercise to see amazing views of San Francisco and the east bay below you on a clear day.
Tucked away at the confluence of several streets is Indian Rock Park.
Grizzly Peak
#6 of 20 Nature & Parks in Berkeley
Tilden Park has so much to do outdoors and the views from Grizzly Peak are awesome!
Grizzly Peak is located between Contra Costa and Alameda Counties In Tilden Regional Park and runs from Kennington all the way to Skyline Blvd in Oakland.
Adventure Playground
#7 of 20 Nature & Parks in Berkeley
Berkeley Municipal Rose Garden
#8 of 20 Nature & Parks in Berkeley
This is a terrific park on the hillside with excellent views of the Bay.
Cesar Chavez Park
#9 of 20 Nature & Parks in Berkeley
Excellent peaceful location to walk, picnic, ride a bike, fly a kite or just chill out with the beautiful nature and scenery.
Huge off-lease dog park! Stunning views of the bay - amazing park
Regional Parks Botanic Garden
#10 of 20 Nature & Parks in Berkeley
One of the nicest escapes in the East Bay is to visit the Botanical Gardens in Tilden Park.
A wonderful botanic garden in the center of a beautiful regional park!
Lake Anza
#11 of 20 Nature & Parks in Berkeley
Check it out Go for Peace and Quiet, nature Study or Family Fun!!
Lake Anza is a jewel in Tilden Park, so close to an urban area, yet with a far away wilderness feel.
Point Isabel Richmond 5.7 km away
#2 of 10 Nature & Parks in Richmond
Wonderful dog park! Friendly, respectful people and dogs, views of golden gate, good easy walk, water and bathrooms.
This park is HUGE (approx 43 acres)... nice flat areas that combine paved paths with gravel/dirt paths, and flat out open "fields of dreams" for your pups.
Codornices Park
#12 of 20 Nature & Parks in Berkeley
Beautiful park with a playground, picnic area and walking trails
Excellent, clean park across the street from the Rose Garden.
Lake Merritt Oakland 7.0 km away
#2 of 22 Nature & Parks in Oakland
You can also drive there, park near the boat house, saunter over to the expansive gardens, with luxuriant groves of broadleaf trees and drifts of agapanthus, a bonsai garden, fountains, and wide open picnic spaces.
Great walking paths, boat rentals for sailing and paddle boating, "Fairyland" kiddie amusement park and lots of nearby restaurants on both the Grand Av side and Lakeshore sides of the Lake.
Blake Garden
#13 of 20 Nature & Parks in Berkeley
Our granddaughter, who lives in Berkeley, took us to this delightful park, The flowers were absolutely amazing!
Berkeley Fire Trails
#14 of 20 Nature & Parks in Berkeley
Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park Richmond 8.9 km away
#1 of 10 Nature & Parks in Richmond
This is a must-see National Historic Park, allow 2 to 4 hours for your visit so you can carefully explore the exhibit halls, and see all 3 daily movies in the Visitor Center theater.
We were in San Francisco for a few days and in looking for attractions around the city I found the Rosie the Riveter / World War II Home Front National Historic Park.
Eastshore State Park
#15 of 20 Nature & Parks in Berkeley
You can stroll, skate, bike, wind surf, parasail, or just drive on the outskirts of the park and see all of the magnificent shoreline of the East Bay and the unobstructed vistas of San Francisco, Alcatraz, Mount T...
My preferred one is along Cesar Chavez Park where you can see the kites.
Aquatic Park
#16 of 20 Nature & Parks in Berkeley
... around the water or ride your bike, great adaptive bike place at BORP, wonderful play area -restrooms down by the play structure, stop by Animal SErvices and adopt a cat or dog....at the north end of the park
You can walk around the lagoon, see the water fowl, sometimes kyakers and canoers, but I like to take my grandchildren here to play in the kids' park.
Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve
#17 of 20 Nature & Parks in Berkeley
This trail is fire trail that starts from Stonewall Dr (hard to miss- just park your car and you will see the entrance) up to top of Panoramic Way.
To the right is Tilden Park and the left takes you through the neighborhoods and Clark Kerr Fire Trail.
Emeryville Marina Emeryville 5.2 km away
#1 of 4 Nature & Parks in Emeryville
The park at the West end is nice, with great views.
Jewel's Terrace Park Albany 2.3 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Albany
The park is nice and I would strongly encourage you to enjoy the Grizzly Peak Blvd drive.
Great park for kids .
Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park
#18 of 20 Nature & Parks in Berkeley
Temescal Regional Recreation Area Oakland 4.8 km away
#11 of 22 Nature & Parks in Oakland
Temescal park is a hidden gem tucked in the Upper Rockridge area off Broadway Terrace.
Very large regional park right in the middle of the city with a big beach.
GSBF Bonsai Garden at Lake Merritt Oakland 7.2 km away
#5 of 22 Nature & Parks in Oakland
Tucked in the back of Lake Merritt Park is this small bonsai garden where about 60 ancient ones reside peacefully.
Went with friends while walking Lake Merritt lake walk, it was actually was a highlight, we just missed seeing the Bonsai Garden but enjoyed the rest of the park.
Alcatraz Island San Francisco 14.3 km away
#1 of 107 Nature & Parks in San Francisco
Great experience for the whole family Great audio tour of the cell house The island has a nature walk as well which was unexpected The variety of exotic plants was a very pleasant surprise A must for history buffs...
i absolutely loved the self guided tour that we had, simply amazing and lots of learning about the history and the prisoners who were there, loved it and highly recommend to visit this national park when in san fr...
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Christie Avenue Park Emeryville 3.8 km away
#3 of 4 Nature & Parks in Emeryville
The new Christie Park is an absolute delight!
Morcom Amphitheater of Roses Oakland 6.0 km away
#10 of 22 Nature & Parks in Oakland
We visit this park each year.
McLaughlin Eastshore State Park Emeryville 4.2 km away
#2 of 4 Nature & Parks in Emeryville
Bay Bridge Trail Oakland 6.6 km away
#9 of 22 Nature & Parks in Oakland
There is a parking lot by the trail base for people who want to park and walk, or park and unload bikes.
Better park on the other side of the railroad crossing bridge in the large Target Lot that has roving security present.