Exploring UC Berkeley

Date:
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Time:
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Cost:
Free - Reservations Required
Place:
University of California
Berkeley, Alameda County

It’s back to school on this leisurely walk through the campus of California’s oldest university.

Greenbelt Alliance board member Bob Johnson will show us a mix of historic and modern architecture, some fascinating building interiors, and natural areas of the campus including Strawberry Creek. We’ll also have the opportunity to ascend Sather Tower (the Campanile) for some great views.

This is one of the many walks featured in Bob Johnson and Janet Byron’s book, Berkeley Walks.

Photo: John Morgan via Flickr

Outing Leaders:
Robert Johnson
Total Distance:
This is an easy walk of 3 miles with an elevation gain of about 225 feet (not including the elevator and some steps in Sather Tower).
Weather Policy:

Heavy rain cancels.

Where to Meet:

We’ll assemble at the southeast corner of Center and Shattuck in downtown Berkeley. (Note that the traditional main exit of BART at the southwest corner will be closed for reconstruction but other entrances should be open.)

Leaders Note:

Bring water, lunch, wear good walking shoes, and dress in layers. There is a $3 charge to ride the elevator to the top of the Campanile. If you have questions about this outing, email Ken Lavin or phone (415) 543-6771 x321.

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