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Grotto Rock ParkLocation

879 Santa Barbara Road, north of Indian Rock Avenue -  Northeast Berkeley, Mobile Unit 1 

Getting There

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Grotto Rock Park is one of Berkeley’s rock parks in the Northbrae area, providing great views and challenges for early-level rock climbing.

Features Grotto Rock Park

  • Rock outcrop with carved steps and areas for rock climbing

  • Vista/overlook with fantastic views

If you’re interested in rock climbing, check out the other Berkeley parks with rock features: Contra Costa Rock ParkCragmont Rock ParkGreat Stoneface ParkGlendale–La Loma ParkIndian Rock ParkMortar Rock Park, and Remillard Park.   


Grotto Rock Park was a gift to the City of Berkeley from Mason-McDuffie Real Estate Company during its development of the Northbrae area. It was dedicated for park purposes in 1917.

No Restroom

No Off-Street Parking


.31 acre                 13,500 sq. ft.


Not wheelchair accessible

Park Hours

6 a.m. to 10 p.m. unless otherwise posted

 For questions on park maintenance, please go to the Parks Maintenance Page

List of City Parks Map of City Parks 

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