Diablo Valley Super Saturday Run Message Board › New Meetup: Inspiration Point
Castro Valley, CA
Announcing a new Meetup for Diablo Valley Super Saturday Run!
What: Inspiration Point
When: Saturday, January 15, 2011 7:30 AM
Where: Tilden Park, Inspiration Point
E Park Drive & Wildcat Canyon Rd
Orinda, CA 94708
510-843-2137 Toll Free:
Let's run with some beatuiful views.
6-8 Miles or wahtever motivates us.
Directions to the Run
From Highway 24
Take the Orinda exit
Take Camino Pablo towards El Sobrante/Richmond (north) for 2.2 miles
Turn Left onto Wildcat Canyon Road at stop light
Go 2.3 miles to top of hill
Parking lot for Inspiration point vista is on right (east) side of the road
From I-80 East
Exit at University Avenue and go east following it the end
Turn left onto Oxford Street
Turn right at Hearst Ave (about 2 blocks)
Turn left at Spruce Street (about 2 blocks)
Continue on Spruce to the Spruce Gate entrance to Tilden Park (about 2 miles to the top of the hill)
Follow Wildcat Canyon Road past the Botanical Gardens to the Inspiration Point vista (about 3.5 miles) on left (east) side of the road
Or another route through Berkeley:
From 580 or 80:
Exit at Buchanan Street in Albany and head east toward the hills
As you cross San Pablo Avenue, Buchanan becomes Marin Avenue.
Drive Marin for about 2 miles. You will reach The Circle, which is a traffic circle around a fountain. Go halfway around the circle and then exit The Circle to continue straight up the hill on Marin.
At Grizzly Peak, turn left.
At Wildcat Canyon Road, turn right.
Follow Wildcat Canyon Road for several miles, passing the Brazil Room and the Botanical Garden.
Inspiration Point will be on your left.
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