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Hike Details for Inspiration Point

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Tilden Regional Park
Inspiration Point
RSVPs - 16 -- YES: 8 NO: 6 MAYBE: 2

Inspiration Point
Click the Staging Area/Trail Name above for park information.
City: Berkeley Hills
Region: EastBay
Park: Tilden Regional Park

Thursday, June 09, 2016 @ 9:30 AM


Event Notes:

A 7 mile, 1,200 foot elevation gain loop hike starting from Inspiration Point in Tilden Regional Park. Route will be Curran Trail, left on Wildcat Gorge Trail, cross over dam to Lake Anza Trail, pass by concession stand and Lake Anza entrance, right onto Selby Trail, Memory Trail, Upper Packrat Trail, Wildcat Creek Trail, Jewel Lake Trail to the Visitor Center stopping to snack/rest. Return on Laurel Canyon Trail, Pine Tree Trail, Loop Road, Meadows Canyon Trail back to the parking area. Dogs are not allowed in the Nature Area Trails. Pit toilet/no water at trailhead, bathrooms and water at Visitor Center. IGNORE TRAIL NOTES BELOW.

Contact: Dan   
Cell Phone: (925) 323-7384


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.


Trailhead Directions:

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.

Parking Fee: no charge

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

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