City: Berkeley Hills Park: Tilden Regional Park
Moderate two choice hike, either a 5.6 mile 800-foot or 7.8 mile 1,500-foot elevation gain loop hike. Both versions begin at Inspiration Point in Tilden Park. Route will be Curran Trail, Meadows Canyon Trail, Loop Road, Pine Tree Trail, Laurel Canyon Trail, Wildcat Peak Trail to Wildcat Peak pausing to rest/snack/enjoy the view. Short version returns on Wildcat Peak Trail, Bay Area Ridge Trail, and Nimitz Way back to the parking lot. Long version will descend the Wildcat Peak Trail, Sylvan Trail, Jewel Lake Trail, Upper Packrat Trail, EEC walkway, Wildcat Gorge Trail and Curran Trail to the parking lot. Pit toilets at trailhead. Dogs are not allowed on Nature Area Trails. IGNORE TRAIL NOTES BELOW!Contact: Dan
From Highway 24, take the CAMINO PABLO exit towards JFK UNIV/ORINDA VILLAGE/RICHMOND. Head north on Camino Pablo for approximately 3 miles. At the intersection where Camino Pablo turns into San Pablo Dam Road, turn LEFT onto Wildcat Canyon Road. Inspiration Point will be on your RIGHT side.