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Address: Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley, CA 94708
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+1 510-562-7275

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Nice place to visit on a sunny day

We stopped by just to check the place out. But I wish we had our swim wear so we could take a dip in the inviting water. We visited on a Thursday so it was not crowded at all. But... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by just to check the place out. But I wish we had our swim wear so we could take a dip in the inviting water. We visited on a Thursday so it was not crowded at all. But not sure how it'll be on the weekends in summer. I would like to visit again with more time for... More 

Thank TJ_Pune
Los Angeles
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83 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

One can spend hours strolling around the lake, looking at the stunning nature or sitting and meditating on the beauty.

Thank LAVict0ria
Berkeley, California
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99 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

On a sunny day this is a great spot to bring family and friends. There is a charge for children and adults. I feel that's good because it would get more crowded if there wasn't a fee. It's a great area for kids to swim as well as adults. Ducks swim by and walk around the beach with their young.... More 

Thank Sky G
Berkeley, California
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59 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I've visited Lake Anza countless times over the years. It is serene and calm, with a huge field for picnicking and playing frisbee, and with a lifeguarded beach area, and many picnic tables. You can walk around the entire lake in about half an hour -- some parts are somewhat treacherous but nothing that bad. Great place to hang out... More 

Thank M L
Concord, California
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281 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This small lake has been part of Tilden Regional Park for at least seventy years. There is a beach where you can spread out your beach blanket and sunbathe and swim. Right now (October) there is an algae bloom, so the lake is closed for swimming. This issue, however, is seasonal, so you can usually swim in the summer months.... More 

Thank N_skier
Berkeley, California
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40 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Lake Anza is a gem. It is not overused so you can enjoy the experience without feeling crunched. The water is fine, the location and setting is beautiful (set inside Tilden Park) and it is open to the public. Berkeley is not a place for very hot weather so come during the heat of the day.

Thank Robert C
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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29 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

full of big trees, ducks and swimmers is one of the nicest points to visit in this amazing area of the world. recommended extension : the whole day to enjoy with family

Thank tichita_23
Santa Cruz, California
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211 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

No matter what you are feeling like from park to woods to swimming and playing EVEN a Merry Go Round!!! Lake Anza has it! A bit of paradise right in the middle of the Bay Area! Check it out Go for Peace and Quiet, nature Study or Family Fun!! This is definitely one of my all time fav places!

Thank Libi K
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I took her two boys age 4, and 3 1/2 to this place yesterday. It was $3.50 per adult and $2.50 per child over 1. We had such an amazing time the beach was clean, the water was refreshing, and life guards were there to keep everyone safe. The lake is cordoned off with rope and buoys... More 

1 Thank Litebeam58
berkeley, ca 94720
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

I was there many times but recently with a group of friends call TCCSRPA, from age 25 to 80, and small dog penny, we walk around the lake, some parts are challenge but most are beautiful.

Thank ann c

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