Tilden Regional Park - Places For Kids

Tilden Regional Park

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INFORMATION

2501 Grizzly Peak Blvd
Orinda, CA 94563


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Phone
(510) 544-2233
Hours
8:30 am – 4 pm Daily
Tickets
FREE
Membership
N/A

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DESCRIPTION FOR Tilden Regional Park

If your kids don't know what a working farm looks like, Little Farm would be the perfect place to take them after it re-opens on March 2014. Toddlers will especially be fascinated by the various noises of the animals, which of course they'll want to imitate when you get home. The chickens will cluck, the ducks will quack – and the goats and cows will cluster around to be fed your wilted leftover lettuce and celery from the back of the fridge. (They are not picky about food quality.) The ducks have their own luxury pool with a sunning deck, so on the right day, you can catch them sunbathing as well as swimming.
 
The pigs and rabbits are also good watching and observing value,...

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TIPS FOR VISITING Tilden Regional Park

1. Closed to vehicle traffic: South Park Drive is only open to bikes between November and April. That's when newt migration takes place.

2. Trip planning: While cars are the preferred method of arrival, it is possible to get to Tilden Park if you're willing to walk between stops. For example, from Pier 39 in San Francisco, it'll take about 1.5 hours and 4 transfers to get to Tilden Park. Try the 511 Trip Planner from your area. There's a free parking lot if you do end up driving here.

3. Bring only two veggies to feed the animals: lettuce and celery. Carrots, bread, apples, etc can make the animals sick and bloated. Rabbits are not to be fed.

4. Hand sanitizer should be brought along, though there...

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BIRTHDAY PARTY AT Tilden Regional Park

Party Time at Tilden Park Merry-Go-Round

Telephone: (510) 524-6773

Time: Between 11 am – 5 pm (Saturday & Sunday)

Party price: $13 - $20 per person

Included: Reserved Party Table, Drinks, Ice Cream, Cake, Paper Goods, Rides (4-8 per guest) Packages: Basic, Superior, Deluxe

Membership: N/A

Website Link: www.ebparks.org/registration

Bring Your Own: Snacks

If you've already visited Tilden Park's Little Farm and stopped by the Merry-Go-Round, you'll know that this historical attraction hasn't lost any of its magic. The site is ideal for a kids' birthday party, because you're not restricted to a room or one or two events. The entire park stretches out for miles, and kids can always be taken over to the steam train for a ride or two on the other side...

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