We encourage everyone to consider carpooling to Green Gulch. See the Rideshare Board to offer or arrange for a ride to any of the three practice places.
Take Highway 101 to the Highway 1/Stinson Beach exit. Turn left at the Arco station onto Highway 1 (Shoreline Highway). Follow the green signs for Highway 1/Stinson Beach. After 2.5 miles the road forks - bear left towards Muir Beach. Go 2 more miles and you'll see a eucalyptus grove and large sign on the left indicating the driveway, "Zen Center/Green Gulch Farm/Wheelwright Center." If you find yourself at Muir Beach and the Pelican Inn, you've gone too far. Turn around and go back the way you came. We're on the right, about 1/2 mile up.
Driving directions are also available online from maps.google.com.
We recommend that you do not leave valuables in your car.
The Manzanita Park and Ride lot is in Mill Valley underneath the freeway at the junction of Highways 1 and 101, across from the Buckeye Roadhouse restaurant. Parking is limited to 24 hours.
The Marin Airporter is a plush Greyhound-size bus with a rainbow on the side.
The fare is $16 to/from Manzanita; children under 12 travel free when accompanied by a full fare adult passenger. Cash, local checks, and travelers checks are accepted (no credit cards). Fares can be paid to the driver.
Reservations are not required.
The bus leaves Manzanita for SFO at :07 and :37 after each hour from 4:07am to 11:07pm. The trip to SFO takes a minimum of 50 minutes, but it can take longer depending on traffic conditions.
Buses pick up passengers at SFO every 30 minutes, on the hour and half-hour, from 5am to midnight.
Domestic passengers can pick up the Airporter outside the baggage claim on the lower level. Go to the center courtesy island and look for the "Marin/Sonoma County" sign next to the large blue pillar labeled "Scheduled Buses".
In the new International Terminal, the pick-up point for Marin Airporter is on the ground floor level (one level below baggage claim) in Courtyard "A". Look for the "Scheduled Buses" signs.
You can ask the bus driver to call a cab for you while you are en route from the airport.
Cab fare from Manzanita to Green Gulch is $22-28. There are public phones at the main bus stop.
Sausalito Taxi: (415) 332-2200
Belaire Cab: (415) 383-8484
From San Francisco:
Route 10 (San Francisco-Tiburon) provides Sunday service between San Francisco and the Manzanita parking lot.
Ridesharing to Green Gulch is usually available at Manzanita before the Sunday program and at Green Gulch after lecture or lunch.
On weekdays the commute lines 3, 4, 28, 30, 43 and 93 provide service to Manzanita from points in Marin and San Francisco. Service generally runs south to the city in the morning and north from the city in the evening.
San Francisco: (415) 923-2000
Marin County: (415) 455-2000
Marin County recently began a flag-stop coach service along Highway 1. The South Route (Bolinas to Mill Valley) connects Green Gulch Farm with Mill Valley, Tam Junction, and the Marin City Golden Gate Transit transfer point. The fare is $1.50 and includes a transfer on Golden Gate Transit within Marin County. The route operates Monday through Saturday year-round, and on Sunday March 15 to November 15).