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to gardens on a winding drive with a assortment of older berkelesque homes and gardens. The... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
tiredandtravelled
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Portland, Oregon
Beautiful views of the Bay Area!

This is a great drive with gorgeous views looking west of the Golden Gate Bridge, SF, Berkeley, SF... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
desertsage55
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Berkeley, California
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

to gardens on a winding drive with a assortment of older berkelesque homes and gardens. The sporting complexes are interesting and the views across the freeway sublime. What a climb the cyclists were inpressive.

Thank tiredandtravelled
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a great drive with gorgeous views looking west of the Golden Gate Bridge, SF, Berkeley, SF Bay and beyond! Go up Centennial and park at the Lawrence Hall of Science overflow parking just past the Museum on the left (free) for a great...More

Thank desertsage55
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Centennial drive offers a nice view across Berkeley to San Francisco and the Golden Gate. Stop at the lower parking lot close to the Lawrence Hall of Science and you can see the whole area from Richmond to San Mateo. Continue to Grizzly Peak south...More

Thank hiking-har
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Really good place for a wonderful view, and great picture taking. I drive everyday as this is my commute home

Thank despujol
Reviewed 24 October 2013

From the UC Campus up to the top at Grizzley Peak Blvd., you wind along a fairly steep stretch of road known as Centennial Drive. Along the way you will see a UC sports facility, the Strawberry Canyon swimming facility, the Botanical Gardens and many...More

1  Thank jrosano
Reviewed 12 July 2012

and the stupid street isn't labelled, hope you have GPS. But it leads to the gorgeous Botanical Gardens.

Thank MSLAMT
Reviewed 7 April 2012

The easiest way to find this winding road up into the hills above the UC campus is to drive along Gayley/Piedmont on the east side of campus, turn toward Lawrence Hall of Science when you see the sign pointing toward it and some other destinations...More

2  Thank AnnArborMiBob
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