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Combine with Visit to Berkeley Marina for Good Walking, Jogging and Biking

With spectacular bay views, Cesar Chavez Park is a quiet island in the hectic East Bay. You can... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
Mark H
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Sonoma, California
Breathtaking Views of San Francisco Skyline and Golden Gate Bridge

Cesar Chavez Park was created by placing landfill over the old city dump. It is next to the... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Pfitzgerald1946
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Berkeley, California
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

With spectacular bay views, Cesar Chavez Park is a quiet island in the hectic East Bay. You can easily create 2 to 3 mile loops with the Marina or much longer loops in combination with adjacent parks and trails. The sunsets from here are spectacular;...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark H
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Cesar Chavez Park was created by placing landfill over the old city dump. It is next to the Berkeley Yacht Harbor and looks out over the San Francisco Bay. On a clear day, the view is truly one of the prettiest urban settings in the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Pfitzgerald1946
Reviewed July 4, 2018

When my wife and I lived in Berkeley 14+ years ago, we loved to head out to this park on an (apparently artificial) spit of land off the grounds of Berkeley Marina to watch kites flying. Having occasion to stay at one of the hotels...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank AnnArborMiBob
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Great view, well maintained, mostly safe, not usually crowded, near to restaurants. I have been there a couple of times... evening & night view is the best

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mithrasvs
Reviewed April 8, 2018

We aren't used to the numbers of people visiting the park, but we all had ample space. The walks are nice, old fill dumped cement chunks have been artfully painted by locals, very interesting and fun! The views are fantastic. Plenty of garbage cans, not...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank CathyScholtens
Reviewed March 3, 2018

The loop is a mile and there are some fine sights to see...maybe you will catch sight of one of the rare ground owls, there are some great views of the bay and the bridges and the city, lovely to be there at sunset. Just...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank janetperlman
Reviewed December 7, 2017

Excellent peaceful location to walk, picnic, ride a bike, fly a kite or just chill out with the beautiful nature and scenery.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank REED583
Reviewed October 19, 2017

I also wrote a review for the Berkeley Marina which is adjacent and in which I included a review of this park. Not to be missed. Really lovely place for a relaxed walk and visit.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Rosalind G
Reviewed October 1, 2017

We came here so many times with our golden retriever - there is a large off-leash dog park, where we could throw a frisbee as far as we could without worrying about leaving the off-leash area. All of the dogs we met there were friendly...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Cjackiw
Reviewed July 30, 2017

The view are spectacular, the City, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Bay Bridge, the Bay - WOWZERS! A perfect park for the awesome kite festival!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank SatinBow
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