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LocationMotor Rock Park
901 Indian Rock Avenue at San Diego Road -  Northeast Berkeley, Mobil Unit 1

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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, please go to the Parks Maintenance page    

List of City Parks Map of City Parks   

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