Oakland Urban Paths: Cleveland Heights and Haddon Hill Walk

From Oakland Urban Paths:

Join us for a study in contrasts between four different urban stairways in four different states of access. We’ll also explore where the F.M. “Borax” Smith estate was, see a house that was owned by Henry J. Kaiser, and more.

  • A moderate walk.
  • Heavy rain cancels, light rain doesn’t.
  • Dogs OK!

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