Master Gardeners of San Mateo & San Francisco Co.
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Master Gardeners of San Mateo & San Francisco Co.

Getting Here

SF Skyline Silhouette with Leaves

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By Public Transit

Kelly Cullen Community Rooftop garden planters with pole beans
Kelly Cullen Community Rooftop garden planters with pole beans
Travel by public transit to the Urban Garden Walk is easy and convenient.  The tour starting location is just a few blocks from the Civic Center BART Station.

BART

All BART trains going through San Francisco have a Civic Center stop. McAllister Street is one block north of the Civic Center Station.  (BART schedules)

MUNI

  • The F, J, K, L, M, N, S and T lines stop at Civic Center. McAllister Street is 1 block north, on your right.
  • The #5 Muni bus stops in front of 200 McAllister Street.

The current Muni fare is $2.25, including a 90-minute transfer. (MUNI schedules)

By CalTrain to the CalTrain Station at King Street/Mission Bay

Upon disembarking from the train, take either the N or the T Muni train to the Civic Center stop and walk north to McAllister Street. The current fare for the Muni is $2.00 in exact change, including a 90-minute transfer. (Caltrain weekend schedule)

By Car

Tenderloin People's Community Garden
Tenderloin People's Community Garden
If arriving by car, directions and some nearby parking lots are listed below.

From the Peninsula

Take 101 North, stay in second lane from your left, and follow signs to Bay Bridge. Exit 9th Street/Civic Center. Cross Market on 9th Street in one of the right-hand lanes marked "Larkin Street" which will intersect both McAllister Street and Golden Gate Avenue. 

From the North Bay

From the Golden Gate Bridge, take Lombard Street to Van Ness Avenue. Turn right onto Van Ness and continue to McAllister Street. Turn left onto McAllister, go two blocks, turn left onto Larkin to access the UC Hastings Parking Garage at the corner of Larkin and Golden Gate.

From the East Bay

From the Bay Bridge, exit right at Civic Center (after you pass the 5th Street exit). Stay in one of the two right lanes. Merge onto Harrison and make a right turn onto 9th Street. Cross Market on 9th Street in one of the right hand lanes, marked "Larkin Street", which will intersect both McAllister Street and Golden Gate Avenue.

Parking near Civic Center

UC Hastings Parking Garage  map | website
376 Larkin Street (between McAllister St & Golden Gate Ave)
San Francisco, CA 94102
Open 7:00am – 11:00pm
415-355-9618

Civic Center Plaza Garage  map 
355 McAllister Street (between Polk St & Larkin St)
San Francisco, CA 94102
Open 6:00am – 12:00am
415-863-1537

Fox Plaza Public Parking Garage  map 
1390 Market St (The entrance is on Hayes Street between Polk & Larkin)
San Francisco
415-626-5095

Performing Arts Garage  map
360 Grove Street (between Gough St & Franklin St)
San Francisco, CA 94102
Open 12:00am – 11:59pm
415-252-8238

Opera Plaza Public Parking  map | website
601 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA 94102
Open 24 hours
415-771-4776

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