Exploring North Berkeley
See how Berkeley has changed over time as we meander city streets to experience a wide variety of historic architecture, from grand Victorian villas to unique Maybeck designs. We'll also explore the area’s unique paths, the Gourmet Ghetto, Codornices Creek, Berkeley Rose Garden, and more.
We will be mostly on city sidewalks but there will be a few streets with no sidewalks,as well as some public steps and paths.
Rating: M 4.5 A
Group: Open to all
Leaders: Bob Johnson and Janet Byron
What to Bring: Lunch, sturdy hiking shoes, layered clothing, liquids.
Rain policy: Heavy rain cancels.
Driving directions: From I-80 take the University Avenue exit, going east. Drive about two miles toward the hills and at the big intersection with Shattuck Avenue in downtown turn left and go two blocks to Hearst. Parking can be found on nearby side streets and usually there are no restrictions on Sunday, but take care to check the parking regulation signs.
Public transit: check www.transitinfo.org or call 817-1717 (any area code): meeting place four blocks walk from Downtown Berkeley BART (not North Berkeley); AC Transit lines 7 and 18 stop at meeting place, and AC Transit 51 stop is two blocks away.