80 Poppy Lane at Keeler Avenue and Miller Avenue - Northeast Berkeley
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Remillard Park offers great views and challenges for early-level rock climbing as well as a school-age play area.
Pinnacle Rock, ideal for rock climbing, and other rock outcroppings
School-age play area featuring wood play structure, slide, slide pole, belt swings
Vista/overlook with fantastic views of the San Francisco Bay
If you’re interested in rock climbing, check out the other Berkeley parks with rock features: Contra Costa Rock Park, Cragmont Rock Park, Great Stoneface Park, Glendale–La Loma Park, Grotto Rock Park, Indian Rock Park, and Mortar Rock Park.
The property with Pinnacle Rock on it was donated to the City of Berkeley by Lillian Remillard Dandini in 1963. The City purchased additional acreage in 1969–1970. The interim landscape design, based on community input, was adopted in May 1969. In June 1969, $35,000 was allocated from capital Improvement Program (CIP) funds to develop a “rural park.” Informally known as Pinnacle Park, the Parks and Recreation Commission approved the dedication of Remillard Park, in memory of Lillian Dandini’s father, on October 22, 1964. The playground was constructed by community volunteers at a work party held on August 24, 1974. The park was awarded the 1975 Park Facility Citation by the California Park and Recreation Society District III for neighborhood participation in design concepts and volunteer labor.
No Off-Street Parking
5.9 acres 257,000 sq. ft.
Not wheelchair accessible
6 a.m. to 10 p.m. unless otherwise posted
For questions on park maintenance, contact:
Mobile Unit 1: Landscape Gardener Supervisor, Pam Boland, PBoland@ci.berkeley.ca.us
or, you may contact Mobile Unit 1 by phone at (510) 981-6637.
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