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Tilden Nature Area

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Little farm and jewel lake are great for young kids. Avoid on warm summer weekends unless you come early- parking lot gets crazy busy. If you are looking for a hike skip the nature area and go to Tilden park or others.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 575sealion
Reviewed February 5, 2019

Huge green area, one of the lungs of the Bay Area. Good place to enjoy the outdoors, hiking or biking, just a big area.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed February 3, 2019

So many beautiful places to go in this park. Lots of trails to choose from. The views of the Bay and the Cities can be amazing. Don't miss this place if you love nature and love to hike.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alec D
Reviewed January 20, 2019

Tilden is a true hidden gem in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is good for solo walks and hikes, as well as visits with family, including children of all ages. There is much to see and do all year round. During winter, and Christmas,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KikiBakshi
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Hiking in Tilden Park around Jewel Lake is beautiful and easy walk. It's about 2+ miles and well worth it. The Little Farm is a short distance from Jewel Lake and especially fun for children.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 20, 2018

No matter where you go in the Tilden Nature Area is TRULY BEAUTIFUL! From every point of the Park! GO

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank tribecca22018
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Beautiful trails, some that give spectacular views of the Bay Area. Really nice place to get out to get some exercise.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

great place for hiking, reading, mountain biking, dog walking, hanging with partner, friends, etc. they also have tilden farm with goats/or maybe it's sheep, cows, and you can bring your kids and feed and pet them, plus there is a carousal and so much more.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Enid S
Reviewed February 12, 2018

Many trails that interconnect with one another. A quiet and scenic part of Tilden that meanders through the hills, past Jewel Lake, and connects with the Wild Cat Canyon trail. Wildlife is abundant on this trail: birds, small mammals, deer, even the occasional coyote and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed December 31, 2017

This is a huge park, part of the greenbelt of undeveloped land surrounding the Bay Area. Great for exploring and hiking.

Date of experience: December 2017
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