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(Steep) South Park Rd is closed to cars for 5 months each year during Newt mating season. (Bicyclists are exempt) That's Vollmer Peak (1,905 feet), the highest point in the Berkeley Hills, in the background.

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2039 days ago

(Steep) South Park Rd is closed to cars for 5 months each year during Newt mating season. (Bicyclists are exempt) That's Vollmer Peak (1,905 feet), the highest point in the Berkeley Hills, in the background.

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Velocentric 2039 days ago

It tickles me that they type 'thru' when there's no space restriction and that they refer to the newts as a resource. Alternative fuel maybe?

brentamoore 2039 days ago

Perhaps they're just Beatles' fans.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yae3P1qoOa4

Docroddy 2039 days ago

Wow. The road is closed for 5 months! THAT is impressive!

steephill 2039 days ago

Uh, I don't think they actually do it on the road. In fact, I rarely see Newts migrating to the mating zone where ever that is in the park. I see more people walking their dogs off leash than Newts.

theswordsman 2039 days ago

What keeps the newts from rolling down the hill while they're doing it?