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Dates: 8/13/2017 - 8/13/2017
City / State: Berkeley, CA
Event Name: Berkeley Rose Garden to UC Berkeley Campus
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 108043 
Distance - Trail Ratings: 11K, 6K - 3B
Description: The 11K and 6K walks start at the Berkeley Rose Garden which is high in the Berkeley Hills. The 11K takes you through the Rose Garden and Cordornices Park and along hidden paths and staircases in the surrounding neighborhood. Then down the hill to and through UC Berkeley Campus. And finally back up the hill to the Rose Garden. The 6K route takes you through the Rose Garden and Cordornices Park and along hidden paths and staircases in the surrounding neighborhood to Live Oak Park and back to the Rose Garden.
Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Animal Safari, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Cities in Song, Honoring Our Flag, Points of Reference
Start Times: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Berkeley Rose Garden, 1200 Euclid Ave, Berkeley, CA 94708
Start Point / Driving Directions: From the South: Take I-880 N; Right onto I-980 E; Follow signs for CA-24/Walnut Creek; Exit onto Martin Luther King Junior Way and merge left; Continue onto Adeline St; Slight left onto Martin Luther King Jr. Way; Right on University; Left on Shattuck Ave; Right on Cedar St; Left on Euclid to Berkeley Rose Garden on the left.
From the East: Take I-80 W. Exit toward Albany. Left on Cleveland Ave. 1st right on Buchanan St. Continue onto Marin Ave. Turn left to stay on Marin Ave. At the traffic circle, take 2nd left onto Los Angeles Ave. Turn right onto Spruce St. Take the 1st left onto Eunice St. Turn right onto Euclid Ave. Rose Garden will be on right. From the North: Take US 101S towards San Francisco. Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 451B for Interstate 580. Continue onto I-580 E (signs for Richmond Bridge/Oakland). Use the left lane to take exit 13 for Buchanan St. Turn left onto Buchanan St. Keep right to continue on Marin Ave. At the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit onto Los Angeles Ave. Turn right onto Spruce St. Turn left at the 1st cross street onto Eunice St. Turn right onto Euclid Ave. Rose Garden will be on the right.
Awards & Fees: ZZ
Comments: The 11K, rated 3B, has many steep hills and staircases. The 6K, rated 2B, also has steep hills and staircases. There are restrooms at the start and along the walks. You can bring a picnic lunch to eat in the park or stop at a cafe along the way. Dogs are not allowed in certain areas of the walk, but dog owners can easily skip those parts.
Host Club: Bay Bandits Volksmarch Club
Contact: Priscilla Fife (916) 616-6003
Website: No Website Listed
E-Mail Contact: prfife@gmail.com