Headlands Center for the Arts

Hours & Directions

Directions to Headlands

Headlands Center for the Arts is located in Fort Barry in the Marin Headlands.  We are part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, a unit of the National Park Service.

Our street address is: 944 Simmonds Road, Sausalito, CA  94965

From the North

Tunnel Route:

  • Take Highway 101 South to the last Sausalito exit right before the Golden Gate Bridge (you will see a brown sign on your right that says “GOLDEN GATE NATL REC AREA NEXT EXIT”).
  • At the stop sign, turn right, then take the first left and go through the one-way tunnel.
  • Follow Bunker Road for 2 miles. You will pass the Presidio Riding Club Horse Stables on your left.
  • Turn left onto Field Road.
  • Take the first left onto Bodsworth Road (across from the Marin Headlands Visitor Center) and another left onto Simmonds Road.
  • Headlands Center for the Arts, Building 944 is the second building on the left.

Coastal Route

  • Head South on US-101 S
  • Take exit 442 toward Sausalito, the last Sausalito exit right before the Golden Gate Bridge (you will see a brown sign on your right that says “GOLDEN GATE NATL REC AREA NEXT EXIT”).
  • At the stop sign turn left onto Alexander Ave
  • Turn right on Conzelman Rd (right before Alexander Ave leads back onto US-101 S)
  • Follow Conzelman Rd for about 1 mile
  • At the traffic circle, take the 1st exit (to the right) onto McCullough Rd
  • Follow McCullough Rd for 1 mile
  • Turn left onto Bunker Road at the bottom of the hill.
  • Follow Bunker Road for 1 mile. You will pass the Horse Stables on your left.
  • Turn left onto Field Road (if you cross the lagoon you’ve gone too far)
  • Take the first left onto Bodsworth Road (across from the Marin Headlands Visitor Center) and another left onto Simmonds Road.
  • Headlands Center for the Arts, Building 944 is the second building on the left.

From the South

Tunnel Route:

  • Take Highway 101 North to the Alexander Avenue exit, just after the Golden Gate Bridge.
  • Bear right, toward Sausalito, then take an immediate left and go through the one-way tunnel.
  • Follow Bunker Road for 2 miles. You will pass the Presidio Riding Club Horse Stables on your left.
  • Turn left onto Field Road.
  • Take the first left onto Bodsworth Road (across from the Marin Headlands Visitor Center) and another left onto Simmonds Road.
  • Headlands Center for the Arts, Building 944 is the second building on the left

Coastal Route

  • Head North on US-101 N
  • Take exit 442 for Alexander Ave
  • Keep left at the fork, follow signs for US-101 S/San Francisco
  • Turn left onto Alexander Ave
  • Turn right on Conzelman Rd (right before Alexander Ave leads onto US-101 S)
  • At the traffic circle, take the 1st exit onto McCullough Rd
  • Follow McCullough Rd for 1 mile
  • Turn left onto Bunker Road at the bottom of the hill.
  • Follow Bunker Road for 1 mile. You will pass the Horse Stables on your left.
  • Turn left onto Field Road (if you cross the lagoon you’ve gone too far)
  • Take the first left onto Bodsworth Road (across from the Marin Headlands Visitor Center) and another left onto Simmonds Road.
  • Headlands Center for the Arts, Building 944 is the second building on the left.

By Bicycle

A bike ride into the Marin Headlands is one of the best and most beautiful ways to reach us! If you’re coming from San Francisco and are not up for the full ride across the Golden Gate Bridge, you can also take your bike on the Sausalito Ferry or on the bus using Golden Gate Transit . Visit The Marin County or San Francisco County Bike Coalition websites to learn more.

By Bus

On Saturdays & Sundays it’s possible to visit Headlands by taking the MUNI 76  bus that runs between San Francisco and the Marin Headlands.