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Hike Details for Inspiration Point

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Tilden Regional Park
Inspiration Point
RSVPs - 55 -- YES: 11 NO: 40 MAYBE: 4

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

Thursday, October 09, 2014 @ 9:30 AM

Event Notes:

IGNORE TRAIL NOTES. A moderate, approximate 6-mile, 1000-foot elevation gain loop hike from Inspiration Point to Wildcat Peak in Tilden Regional Park. Route is Curran Trail, Meadows Canyon Trail, paved path to Little Farm for a short water/restroom stop. Continuing on Wildcat Creek Trail past Jewel Lake, Sylvan Trail, Wildcat Peak Trail to Wildcat Peak. After a rest/snack stop, and perhaps a chance to view the Blue Angels arriving for Fleet Week, return via the Laurel Canyon Road and Nimitz Way to Inspiration Point. Dogs not allowed because of our route through the Nature Area.

Contact: Howard   
Email: [email protected]
Cell Phone: (925) 548-8783

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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