Berkeley Walks: Expanded and updated edition

Berkeley Walks: Expanded and updated edition
Paperback, 5.5 x 8.5, 320 pages.
ISBN: 9781597145411.

By Janet L. Byron , Robert E. Johnson

This expanded and updated edition of a local bestseller offers more revealing rambles through one of America’s most fascinating cities. Visitors and locals will be surprised and charmed by the treasures that dot the paths of these 21 walks showcasing Berkeley’s neighborhoods, shopping districts, and academic areas.

Berkeley Walks celebrates the things that make Berkeley such a wonderful walking city: diverse architecture, panoramic views, tree-lined neighborhoods, unusual gardens, secret pathways, hidden parks, and vibrant street life.

With more than 100 photographs and detailed maps with hundreds of points of interest on these easy-to-follow, self-guided walking tours, Berkeley Walks is an indispensable guide to the wonderments and personalities associated with the city.

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"I've been walking the streets of Berkeley for close to fifty years, and now for the first time with open eyes. This book overflows with information and anecdotes; what a generous gift to residents and visitors alike." Malcolm Margolin, publisher and author
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About the Authors

Janet L. Byron

Janet L. Byron

Janet L. Byron, originally from New York, has now lived in Berkeley, California for more than half her life. Heyday founder Malcolm Margolin’s East Bay Out was the first walking guide she purchased, and it introduced her to the joys of exploring nature on foot. She has subsequently led walks for numerous local groups and has served on the boards of several local organizations. She attended the Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley and works as a science writer and editor. Janet lives in West Berkeley with her daughter. Photo credit: Richard Price.

Robert E. Johnson

Robert E. Johnson

Robert (Bob) E. Johnson has lived in Berkeley for more than thirty years. Bob has led group walking tours around the Bay Area for groups such as the Greenbelt Alliance, Berkeley Path Wanderers Association, the Berkeley Historical Society, and Bay Nature magazine. Photo credit: Dani Padgett.

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