Friends hiking in Berkeley, California.

Adventure Awaits in the Bay Area

Allston Place and Stadium Place both offer fantastic Berkeley apartments for rent, which puts our residents near numerous hot spots for outdoor enthusiasts! Berkeley, CA, is a peaceful city with many parks, gardens, and an abundance of natural beauty. Whether you’re craving a hike with amazing views or a relaxing picnic by the water, our area offers the perfect escape.

Your Local Gateway: Lake Anza

Start your Berkeley adventure at Tilden Regional Park’s Lake Anza. This sparkling lake is a haven for summertime fun. Take a refreshing dip, rent a paddleboat for a peaceful experience, or simply bask on the beach with a good book. Lifeguards are also on duty during peak season!

Feeling energetic? Grab your hiking boots and explore the network of trails around the lake, offering scenic views and a chance to enjoy being in nature.

Lake Anza in Berkeley, California.

Explore Beyond the Lake

Berkeley offers a diverse outdoor playground beyond Lake Anza. Hike to the top of Grizzly Peak for breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay Area, or embark on a shorter journey through the Indian Rock Park. There, you can even get a glimpse of the Golden Gate Bridge in the distance! These local spots offer some of the most stunning scenes in Berkeley.

Don’t feel like hiking? No problem! Allston Place offers a beautiful rooftop lounge overlooking the neighborhood, including the California Memorial Stadium. Stadium Place also has a lush community courtyard with BBQ stations so you can enjoy quality time outside with your friends and family. Check out our Amenities page for more details!

Nature’s Masterpieces

Immerse yourself in the world of botany at the University of California Botanical Garden [UC Botanical Garden Berkeley CA]. This 34-acre sanctuary highlights diverse plant life from across the globe. Explore different gardens, like the redwood forest and Australian section, filled with unique plants from around the world. Immerse yourself in the intoxicating scents and vibrant colors of nature!

UC Berkeley Botanical Garden.

Visit our Neighborhood page to discover more about our prime location in Berkeley, California. Our residents have easy access to everything they need for school, work, play, and everything in between.

Embrace the Bay

Experience the magic of the San Francisco Bay at Cesar Chavez Park. Lay out a picnic blanket on the grass, rent a kayak for a peaceful paddle, or simply settle in with a good book while the sound of waves calms you.

For a more urban vibe, head to Aquatic Park at the Berkeley Marina. Enjoy an outdoor stroll or bike ride along the waterfront, try your luck at disk golf, or watch the boats dance across the water.

View of Golden Gate Bridge from Cesar Chavez Park.

Family Fun & Hidden Gems

Berkeley has opportunities for adventure for all ages. Let your children’s imaginations run wild at the nationally acclaimed Adventure Playground! This park offers climbing structures, slides, and a water play area.

Breathe in the lovely scent of the Berkeley Rose Garden, boasting over 3,000 rose bushes in bloom throughout spring and summer.

Unleash Your Inner Explorer

There’s so much more to discover – Berkeley’s outdoor scene is ripe for exploration. Find hidden trails with the Cal Hiking and Outdoor Society (CHAOS) or another local group, or pack a picnic basket and find your own secluded spot to relax. With its diverse landscapes and vibrant energy, Berkeley offers the perfect escape for anyone seeking a breath of fresh air and a connection with nature.

Pro Tip:

Remember to check weather conditions and dress appropriately. Sunscreen, comfortable shoes, and plenty of water are your key essentials. Most importantly, have fun and embrace the adventure that awaits!

View of Berkeley, CA, from the Allston Place Rooftop Lounge.

Life at Allston + Stadium

Imagine waking up in your apartment, knowing everything you need is right at your fingertips. Relax on Allston Place’s rooftop lounge with stunning views, have fun with friends in Stadium Place’s lush courtyard, feel zen in the lawn and garden spaces, or get things done in the shared and private co-working lounges. Plus, our friendly maintenance team is always there if you need anything.

Ready to find your perfect Berkeley home?

We offer a variety of studio, one-, and two-bedroom layouts to suit your style. Don’t wait—apartments are often reserved quickly, so apply online today! We’re excited to welcome you to Allston + Stadium.

Contact us to schedule a tour or ask any questions you might have. We can’t wait to hear from you!

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