Location: Emeryville, Alameda County, CA
Miles: 2.4 miles – Loop
Duration: 1-2 hours
Users: Hikers, dogs, and mountain bikes permitted. Wheelchair access
Features: kid-friendly, bay, estuary, bird watching
North end: overpass just south of University Avenue at the north end of the lake connects Berkeley to the Bay Trail
South end: north end of Shellmound Street, off a lightly-used on-ramp to the highway
Note: Though the noise of traffic is the only drawback, this location has many features. There is a large playground, grassy picnic areas, frisbee-golf course, café and boat renting area (at the North end).