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Wildcat Canyon Regional Park

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Address: 5755 McBryde Ave, At the corner of San Pablo Dam and Clark roads, Richmond, CA 94803
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07:30 - 17:00
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Good Birding!

This may be one of the more lightly used parks of the East Bay Regional Park District. With wooded ravines following creeks and open hills, this park offers great hiking and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 October 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This may be one of the more lightly used parks of the East Bay Regional Park District. With wooded ravines following creeks and open hills, this park offers great hiking and birding, particularly during migration. Horse riders, mountain bikers, runners, and walkers share this park. My only reason not to rate it higher is the presence of offleash dogs and... More 

Thank Carol_R99SO
Wailuku, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Nice trails and views of both the canyon and watershed as well as the east bay cities overlooking the bay all the way to the Farallon Islands. Lots of differnt trails to choose

Thank cheftonye
Richmond, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Wildcat Canyon is a huge and wonderful place to hike. It is right next to Tilden and you can make a great day for yourself hiking the park. There's a great workout climbing up the Belgum trail and seeing the huge view of the bay. Rifle Range is nice too - we saw coyotes there one day. There's lots of... More 

Thank Jane G
Reston, VA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

My memory of the Wildcat Canyon Trail had it as rather flat, so when I set off on a run along it I was surprised to find it rather hilly. Still, it is a good run through a pleasant valley, and the hills are not intense. Plus, the trail is a dirt road, so there isn't anything technical about the... More 

Thank goety911
San Francisco, California
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We love this park! Nice trails, off-leash for dogs except in picnic areas, beautiful scenery, free parking, picnic areas, children's playground and more. We live nearby and frequently hike here with our dogs. There are lots of trails many of which go upwards, but are not strenuous and end in beautiful views of San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate,... More 

Thank farleysmom
Sin City, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Amazing hike area in the San Pablo area... Trails are well marked, and fairly clean. The area felt safe, even in early morning hikes/ runs when a lot if other parks in the area is filled with homeless.

Thank bu1larry
Greeley, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

Used to roam this area long before it became a park. Great hiking trails in a area that has not been spoiled by the close urban areas. Ridge trail give you great views of the Bay Area and Western Central Valley. On good days you can see the Pacific Ocean through the Golden Gate and the Sierra Nevada mountain with... More 

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Richmond, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Wildcat canyon is a great place for a run, walk or bike ride. There are usually a few people out there but it's never crowded. It's a great place to take a break from the city with rolling hills, creeks and amazing vistas of the bay. There are some great views of San pablo bay to the north which are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

Wildcat Canyon is a great place for hiking. Experience great sunset views of San Francisco and the Golden Gate, hike the San Pablo Ridge easterly towards Orinda with views of the canyon and the El Cerrito and Berkeley ridges. One can also hike the canyon floor, where the Hayward fault traverses the canyon following the base of the sheer slope... More 

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Richmond, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2015

This is another beautiful spot, right in the middle of the East Bay, enhancing life for Richmond, San Pablo, El Sobrante and Berkeley Residents. Being an urban park, It is of easy access with several parking spots in each of the cities named above. It is multi use, including horses. It connects to several regional parks making it a varied... More 

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