The trail going uphill westward of Potrero Ave has amazing views of Albany Hill and the bay. Turn right on San Pablo Ave and go up Potrero, or get on North Arlington and turn right on Potrero to go downhill. Park near 7740 Potrero Ave, El Cerrito. That location is the point nearest to the trailhead leading into the northernmost portion of the Hillside Natural Area.
Park on the street and wait for the others. We will walk to the trailhead ten minutes after the time we meet. Dress warmly, bring water and your cell phone, and either a backpack or a cart that can handle a dirt trail. We will not walk very much. Here's a map:
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