Jewel Lake Loop

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Jewel Lake Loop is a 1.1 mile loop trail located near Berkeley, California that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

1.1 miles 75 feet Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly



nature trips

trail running






Hike around Jewel Lake on the Upper Pack Rat Trail. This loop offers great views of the Tilden Nature Area.

4 months ago

The Jewel Lake Trail is peace and quiet, and it is good for walking and wildlife spotting. We started at the Tilden Environmental Education Center. We hiked around the Jewel Lake Trail and saw a blue heron in the Jewel Lake. We continued hike up to the Wildcat Peak and enjoyed the view of the entire bay and surrounding cities.