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LocationMotor Rock Park
901 Indian Rock Avenue at San Diego Road -  Northeast Berkeley

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


  • Rock outcrop with carved steps and areas for rock climbing

  • Vista/overlook with great 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 ParkCragmont Rock ParkGreat Stoneface ParkGlendale–La Loma ParkGrotto Rock ParkIndian Rock Park, and Remillard Park.   

Mortar 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.

Mortar Rock ParkNo Restroom

No Off-Street Parking

.39 acre                      16,990 sq. ft.

Not wheelchair accessible 

Park Hours
Open dawn to dusk, unless otherwise indicated.

For questions on park maintenance, contact: 

Mobile Unit 1: Landscape Gardener Supervisor, Pam Boland,  

or, you may contact Mobile Unit 1 by phone at (510) 981-6637.  


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