Inspiration Point
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Inspiration Point
City: Berkeley Hills
Park: Tilden Regional Park

Thursday, March 06, 2014 @ 9:30 AM

Event Notes:

Tilden - Leaders Choice Hike

A 6 to 8 mile hike depending on the conditions. Starting out from Inspiration Point along the paved Nimitz Way to the Wildcat Peak Trail, where the decision will be made to continue along Nimitz Way for an out-and-back hike.

Or, if the conditions are good we will descend on the Wildcat Peak Trail, to return along Wildcat Creek on the Gorge and Curran Trails.

Leader: Joel Schantz

Trail Notes:

Meet at the bathroom/out house at the start of the Nimitz Way trail. We will hike for a bit on Nimitz, then cut down to the dirt trails down the hill on Conlon Trail to Wildcat Creek then return back to Inspiration Point by way of Meadows Canyon Trail. Total distance round trip estimated to be 8 miles! Terrain is level on Nimitz Way, but there are some steep downhill parts on Conlon and a steady uphill for the last couple of miles on Meadows back up to Inspiration Point.

Directions to Trailhead:

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.

TrailHead Parking Fee: no charge

The trailhead information on this page was last updated Saturday, July 03, 2004.