Parks in Berkeley
The park has 33 land acres and 68 water acres (one mile long Aquatic Park Lake) which is home to the Berkeley Paddling and Rowing Club. It is a location for model boat racing, picnicking, bird watching (no fishing), rowing, motor boating, water skiing, with hiking and biking along the trails around the lake. Limited parking is available on the east side of the park. Restrooms are available.
This park is 60 acres built on the site of a former landfill and offers views of the three bay bridges, Alcatraz, and Angel Island. Picnic areas can be reserved. There are hiking trails throughout the shoreline and wetland areas including a 1.25 mile paved trail around the parks perimeter. At the north end of the park is a wildlife sanctuary. Portable toilets are available but only limited parkting.
Tilden is a 2,079 acres park with many miles of trails that are shared by equestrians, hikers and bicyles with some hiker only trails. There are multiple drinking fountains and restrooms throughout the park. For a map of the north side of the park, please click here