The Adventure Playground at the Berkeley Marina was opened in 1979. It is a wonderfully unique outdoor facility where staff encourage children to play and build creatively. Come climb on the many unusual kid designed and built forts, boats, and towers. Ride the zip line or hammer, saw, and paint.
The term "Bulb" is often used to refer to the entire peninsula, which includes the Albany Plateau, north of Buchanan Street at its base; the high narrow "Neck," and the round "Bulb." The Bulb is part of the City of Albany, and can be reached via Buchanan Street or the Bay Trail along the east side of San Francisco Bay.
AQUATIC PARK Location. 80 Bolivar Drive, at the foot of Bancroft Way (between Ashby and University Avenues) - Southwest Berkeley. Special Notice. Construction will start soon on the drainage improvements at the intersection of Bolivar and Bancroft at Aquatic Park.
Berkeley’s Historic Rose Garden is a regional destination with its 1,500 rose bushes and 250 varieties of roses, along with breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Volunteer. The City's Rosarian is looking for volunteers to assist with maintaining the beauty of the Berkeley Rose Garden.
Cedar-Rose Park was developed along a portion of the abandoned Santa Fe Railroad right-of-way and additional parcels purchased by the City of Berkeley. It was funded by a combination of Park Bond Act and Measure Y monies after voters passed a bond measure in 1974 to fund additional park development.
César Chávez Park Location 11 Spinnaker Way, North of the west end of University Avenue- Marina/Northwest Berkeley. Cesar Chavez Park, built on the site of a former landfill, offers a wide range of recreational opportunities in a marina setting with spectacular views of the three bay bridges, Alcatraz, and Angel Island.
Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve is used primarily for its picturesque hiking trails. The Stonewall-Panoramic Trail is the primary access through the preserve. The .75-mile climb from Stonewall Road to the ridgetop is steep, but hikers are rewarded with a panoramic view of Oakland, Berkeley, San Francisco Bay, and the Golden Gate Bridge. The ...
CODORNICES PARK. Location 1201 Euclid Avenue between Eunice Street and Bayview Place - Northeast Berkeley Getting There Map of Parks. Codornices Park offers a wide array of recreational and play opportunities in a beautiful hillside setting.. Features. Baseball/softball fields
The Berkeley Fire Trails are just another reason to add to my obsession with this wonderful little city! I had hiked a few of these trails before I even knew that these were Berkeley Fire Trails. One of my other favorite hiking trails is Claremont Canyon, and I recently learned that these two trails actually connect.
Grizzly Peak is a summit in the Berkeley Hills above Berkeley, California. The peak is located on the border between Alameda and Contra Costa counties, within the boundaries of Tilden Regional Park, and directly behind the University of California, Berkeley campus.
Indian Rock Park was a gift to the City of Berkeley from Mason-McDuffie Real Estate Company during its development of the Northbrae area. It was dedicated for park purposes in 1917. Dick Leonard, the “father of modern rock climbing,” and noted environmentalist David Brower, founder of Friends of the Earth, learned rock climbing and developed their mountaineering techniques at Indian Rock.
The Lawrence Hall of Science can help teachers, schools, and districts with the Next Generation Science Standards. Our staff, programs, research studies, and curriculum materials were used to guide the development of these forward-thinking standards.
People's Park in Berkeley, California is a park located off Telegraph Avenue, bounded by Haste and Bowditch streets and Dwight Way, near the University of California, Berkeley. The park was created during the radical political activism of the late 1960s.
The Regional Parks Botanic Garden was founded on January 1, 1940. Situated in Tilden Regional Park's beautiful Wildcat Canyon in the heart of the north Berkeley Hills, the garden is devoted to the collection, growth, display, and preservation of the native plants of California.
Before joining Rockridge Geotechnical, Katie served with AmeriCorps with the Nevada Conservation Corps where she maintained and created recreation trails and facilitated animal and plant habitat restoration. She holds a Class A Chain Saw Certification with the US Forest Service and most recently worked at Northstar California Resort in Truckee. Katie is gaining geotechnical field experience and utilizing her degree by joining the Rockridge Geotechnical team.
Sather Gate is a prominent landmark separating Sproul Plaza from the bridge over Strawberry Creek, leading to the center of the University of California, Berkeley campus. The gate was donated by Jane K. Sather, a benefactor of the university, in memory of her late husband Peder Sather, a trustee of the College of California, which later became the University of California.
The carillon program at Berkeley has several constituent parts. The most prominent part is, of course, performance, with thrice daily performances on the carillon an integral part of campus life. There is also an extensive instructional program and, under the umbrella of the Berkeley Carillon Institute, a library of photographs, music, manuscripts, books and articles, and the publication of carillon music.
Shorebird Park/Strawbale Nature Center information Strawbale Visitor ... 9-1:00 Tues- Fri -Classroom programs may keep us in the other building so if you call first, we can be sure to help you. The City of Berkeley’s Shorebird Park Nature Center is the first municipal strawbale building in the United States. It has a solar hot water radiant system to provide heating year-round in the cool ...
Shorebird Park, situated along the southern shoreline at the Berkeley Marina provides great views, the fascinating Shorebird Nature Center, picnicking sites, and children’s play areas. Check Shorebird Nature Center Home Page for frequently updated information about park happenings.
Telegraph Avenue is a street that begins, at its southernmost point, in the midst of the historic downtown district of Oakland, California, and ends, at its northernmost point, at the southern edge of the University of California campus in Berkeley, California.
The District regularly monitors Lake Temescal to ensure the water quality meets acceptable levels for fishing and swimming. The water quality samples are taken from four locations around the Lake; including the swim beach. If any water quality concerns are detected, warning signs are posted accordingly.
Never just an ivory tower, or a monument, the Campanile is a trusty landmark, a familiar friend, a treasure trove of history, a music box, a guardian, a solace and a thing of great beauty. But most of all, it is a symbol of the university’s lofty vision and enduring contribution to California and the world.
Restoring the Thorsen House has always been a collaboration between the Society and the experts among the community. The end result is a priceless architectural and artistic treasure in Berkeley. We welcome you to join us in our restoration efforts, and become a part of the history of the Thorsen House.
Tilden Regional Park, also known as Tilden Park or Tilden / ˈ t ɪ l d ən /, is a 2,079-acre (841 ha) regional park in the East Bay, part of the San Francisco Bay Area in California. It is between the Berkeley Hills and San Pablo Ridge. Its main entrance is near Kensington, Berkeley, and Richmond. The park is contiguous with Wildcat Canyon Regional Park.
The University of California Botanical Garden was formally established in 1890 by E. L. Greene, the first chairman of the Department of Botany, to form a living collection of the native trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants of California, with the intent to gather in as rapidly as possible those of..
UC Museum of Paleontology Established in 1921, the mission of the University of California Museum of Paleontology (UCMP) is to investigate and promote the understanding of the history of life and the diversity of the Earth's biota through research and education.
Information on the Berkeley Day Camp Information on the Young Artist Program (YAP) is available from Jennifer Burke at 510-204-9297. History Property for Totland was purchased by the City of Berkeley in 1948. The Virginia-McGee Neighborhood Council planned and constructed the park and play areas with City staff assistance.
In 1976, funds from Measure Y, the bond measure passed in 1974 to increase recreational opportunities for Berkeley’s citizens, were allocated for renovation of the tot area, and on May 8, 1982, ceremonies were held to name the park after Frances Willard, a suffragette, educator, and temperance leader.