Adrian Rosal Park
Includes multipurpose turf area, small picnic area, drinking fountain, and a barbeque.
Agate Beach provides access to almost two miles of ocean shoreline at low tide.
Albert Park is San Rafael's main park, with a community center and playground.
AlterTheater performs gripping, provocative contemporary plays in storefronts along 4th Street in downtown San Rafael.
In the conception and execution of each new work, Antenna seeks to invent, discover, and explore ways of involving a variety of artistic disciplines and new technologies in the theater experience.
Art Works Downtown
A premier nonprofit art center in a historic building in downtown San Rafael.
Artisans Art Gallery
Artisans is a non-profit educational art gallery showcasing work from it's membership. Artisans holds nationally juried shows that showcase work from well known Bay Area artists and beyond.
Audubon Canyon Ranch
Audubon Canyon Ranch acts as guardian of four main nature preserves in Marin, Sonoma and Lake counties. These tidal flats, marshlands, coastal prairie, oak woodlands and redwood groves provide significant habitat to wildlife and have been placed in our care to steward and protect.
This small preserve sits beside the Worn Springs Fire Road at the edge of lands.
A professional nonprofit dance company dedicated to presenting the traditional dance, music and poetry of the Silk Road.
Bay Area Discovery Museum
Children ages six months to eight years and their families enjoy hands-on art, science and environmental exhibitions, performances, special events and cultural festivals... all with a focus on fun!
Bay Model Visitor Center
Located on Richardson Bay in Sausalito, California, is a unique scientific tool for exploring water movement patterns in the San Francisco Bay-Delta Estuary.
The facility includes a dog run, softball and soccer fields, and lawn area.
This preserve is the largest link (638 acres) in a chain of preserves.
This coastal preserve 1077 acres in size.
A museum dedicated to promoting the arts and history of coastal Marin.
This community park is located between Brighton Ave and Park Ave in Bolinas.
Boy Scouts of America - Marin Council
The Marin Council of the Boy Scouts of America has been serving the youth of Marin County for over fifty-five years with a quality program focused on adventure, leadership and service.
Contains a variety of habitats including grasslands, bay/oak woodlands.
Candy's Park is a very tiny pocket park serving the Santa Venetia neighborhood.
Lush preserve, tucked into the hills above Fairfax, is one of the true gems of Marin.
Includes a play area, turf volleyball court, picnic tables with BBQ.
City of Novato Teen Center
A recreational facility of the City of Novato Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department and offers a wide variety of activities for young people in grades 6th - 12th, which include drop-in activities, classes, workshops and trips.
Civic Center Tours
Self-guided, docent led and downloadable video tour information is available on the Visitor Services page.
Conservatory Theatre Ensemble (CTE)
CTE is a student run theatre company where all advanced students participate in every aspect of running the company; publicity, fundraising, business management, personnel management, and technical expertise are just some of the areas of exposure.
Cultural Services Commission
To recommend plans to the Marin County Board of Supervisors related to the development, funding, and management of the Marin Center, County Fair, and other cultural services.
No longer a true island, this preserve rises above the eastern edge of Novato.
The mission and goals of the Disability Access Program as well as complaint forms.
Ethnic Arts Institute
Sausalito's premier non-profit organization providing the gift of award-winning multicultural dance, music, art & wellness for children and adults.
Information containing rental rates, fee schedules, and rules and regulations as well as booking and box office services information.
Fern Creek Trails
Fern Creek tails, offers a little bit of everything: dense stands of laurel, and open grassland.
Forest Knolls Park
Includes picnic tables, benches, a restroom, a basket ball court, and a new playground.
The south-facing slope above the western end of the San Geronimo Valley.
Girls on the Run of the Bay Area
Girls on the Run is a program for girls in grades 3 - 5, that uses running to teach valuable lessons about self-respect, confidence, physical fitness, positive body image and community service.
Golden Gate Opera
Golden Gate Opera is dedicated to enriching Marin County with the myriad of fine arts found in professional opera, exciting staged productions, Aria parties in comfortable home settings, Opera-tunities broadening area students' fine-arts experiences, inspiring at risk youth and providing opportunity for low-income groups to attend the opera.
Green Planet Films
Green Planet Films is a nonprofit distributor of nature and environmental films. We promote environmental education through film, and offer our green films to schools, organizations, businesses, government agencies, and individuals worldwide.
Headlands Center for the Arts
Headlands Center for the Arts is a multidisciplinary, international arts center dedicated to supporting artists; the creative process; and the development of new, innovative ideas and artwork
Learn about the history and architecture of the Marin Center and Civic Center buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
The sight of horses grazing on hillside has been a landmark for decades.
Hula On Productions
Marin's only California 501(c)3 non-profit Hawaiian Cultural organization, preserving the Hawaiian culture through Hula.
The spectacular views and the sense of solitude make the climbing worthwhile.
One of the best preserves to visit during a summer heat wave.
Has variety of trails and roads in this preserve that offer loop hikes.
Johnstone Trail leads bayside from Heart’s Desire Beach to Shell Beach.
Home to amphibians like California Giant Salamanders and Ensatinas.
Large Community Park on the Marin County Civic Center Campus.
The historic Lark Theater has been restored as a single screen state of the art movie theater to bring independent film and film festivals to enhance the artistic, cultural and social life of Larkspur and Marin County.
The Lighthouse Singers is a interdenominational community-based gospel choir in Marin County. The choir’s repertoire includes both traditional & contemporary gospel music.
See Western Tiger Swallowtail butterflies during spring and summer.
Spectacular views of the entire Bay Area throughout.
Forms a contiguous band of undisturbed open space.
Has much of the south-facing slope rising above what is now known as Lucas Valley.
Coordinating transportation resources for older adults, persons with disabilities and low income residents.
The Center for Dance is an internationally recognized training center providing education and performance opportunities.
Marin Baroque is a 16-voice chamber choir and period instrument Orchestra directed by Daniel Canosa and based in San Anselmo, CA.
Marin Dance Theatre
Marin Dance Theatre is the premier training center in Northern California for classical ballet and contemporary dance education. Our innovative training programs provide children ages 3-19 exceptional dance instruction, performance opportunities, a career-bound program and assistance in extending their dance studies into colleges and universities.
Our Mission is simple we believe that all of Marin's youth deserve to Dance, Sing, Paint, Tumble and Play through local enrichment opportunities. Marin Enrichment serves as the financial bridge to such opportunities through outreach, advocacy and partnerships.
Marin Girl's Chorus
Founded in 1988, we provide Marin County with a quality choral singing opportunity for children of all backgrounds (ages 6-18) so they can learn, sing, perform, and enjoy choral music from a wide variety of cultural and historical sources.
We are a 100 voice community-based chorus welcoming new members who wish to give voice to great choral masterworks. Visit www.marinoratorio.org for information on audition schedule and upcoming performance information.
Marin Shakespeare Company
Our mission is to achieve excellence in the staging and study of Shakespearean plays, to celebrate Shakespeare, and to serve as a cultural and educational resource for the people of Marin.
Marin Society of Artists
A nonprofit organization, our galleries house monthly exhibitions, a rental gallery and art classes led by some of the Bay Area's finest artists.
The Marin Symphony season (October through May) consists of twelve concerts.
Responsible for providing local transit service with other providers.
A geographical information system for Marin County.
Monthly exhibitions of both local and national artwork.
Provides an award-winning skate park, softball fields, soccer fields.
Measure A Community Oversight Committee
The purpose of the Measure A Community Oversight Committee is to review expenditures of Measure A funds on an annual basis to ensure they conform with the Measure A Expenditure Plan.
Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival
This community event reflects the spirit of Mill Valley and its purpose of supporting established independent artists and emerging student artists.
Mill Valley Philharmonic
Mill Valley Philharmonic is a community orchestra of fifty-five volunteer musicians which brings orchestral music to public audiences throughout Marin.
Motion is a theater company that creates autobiographcial, physical theater pieces addressing social, spiritual and psychological issues in a seamless flow of non-linear narrative performance and offers workshops in Motion Theater improvisation.
Along the way, visitors pass through lush grasslands.
MusicalMatch is a new service to match talented young musicians who want to perform with nursing homes and senior centers that are in search of entertainment for their residents.
National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers (NOCIRC) is the first national clearinghouse in the United States for information about circumcision.
Bus service available to Novato residents for trips within Novato and the surrounding unincorporated areas.
We enable low-income kids in Novato, ages 7-18, to participate in after-school athletics.
Novato Youth Center
The Novato Youth Center's mission is to inspire and prepare youth for success by offering programs in Child Development, Athletics, Youth and Family Counseling, Community and School Health Education and the Novato Wellness Center, serving over 4,000 youth and their families annually.
O’Hanlon Center for the Arts
A community-based arts center, located in a setting of natural beauty, offering a program of exploration and experimentation in the visual, literary, and performing arts to unlock the creative potential of individuals - of all ages and levels of experience.
A 519 acre preserve forms a contiguous band of undisturbed open space.
Parks & Open Space Commission
To formulate plans, policies, rules and regulations related to the county parks & open space for consideration by the Board of Supervisors and Directors of the Marin County Open Space District.
Point Reyes Hostel
The Point Reyes Hostel sits in a secluded valley two miles from the ocean, and is the only lodging available within the Point Reyes National Seashore wilderness area. Open to both individuals and groups; all ages welcome. A Certified Green Business.
Includes a newly resurfaced tennis court, half basket ball court.
One of the most valuable pieces of real estate on the planet.
Overlooking the heart of the beautiful San Geronimo Valley.
Perhaps the most popular asset of this 522 acre preserve.
Sailing Education Adventures
Sailing Education Adventures (SEA) is a 30 year old nonprofit community sailing program dedicated to providing affordable sailing lessons to youths and adults, including offering summer camps. Adult and youth programs are at Loch Lomond Marina; youth summer camp is at Marin Yacht Club.
Santa Venetia Marsh
33 acre preserve features a small patch of salt marsh surrounded by a levee.
Santa Venetia Neighborhood Association
From the Marin County Civic Center to China Camp; Santa Venetia is a neighborhood of over 1,600 homes and is one of Marin's best kept secrets with fantastic weather, natural beauty, quiet streets and a great community of people.
Sausalito City Parks
Visit the City of Sausalito parks and facilities page for more information on their local parks.
An association of choruses for amateur and professional singers, including children and adults, that provides expert training in vocal skills and musicianship, while presenting quality concerts for the local community and beyond.
The Dance Palace
A non-profit community center providing a wide variety of community services.
The Foundation Center
Fosters public understanding of the foundation field by collecting, organizing, analyzing, and disseminating information on foundations, corporate giving, and related subjects.
Small 15 acre preserve that is least used, but most visible among all MCOSD lands.
Provides a secluded natural experience with few recreational facilities.
Toastmasters Club (ScOrators)
Develop your public speaking and leadership skills in a fun, supportive and positive learning environment! Meetings are at noon on Wednesdays and visitors are always welcome -- please email first.
Trips for Kids
Trips for Kids is a Bay Area non-profit that provides mountain bike outings, environmental education and earn-a-bike programs for kids that would not otherwise be exposed to these types of activities.
Upton Beach Park
Includes sun bathing, fishing, picnicking, surfing, and general beach activities.
Provides a basketball court and a newly renovated playground for young children.
This program encourages walking and bicycling as everyday transportation.
During spring, this landscape is quite picturesque.
Young Performers International
Young Performers International offers summer music camps and after school music programs including jazz/rock band, chorus, and individual instruction in piano, flute, guitar, and voice.
Youth in Arts
Youth in Arts’ provide students with experiences and instruction in the visual and performing arts, and enriches the community with cultural events. Programs include:
Arts Unite Us - with at risk and special needs students.
Travel the World - music, dance, theater, visual and media arts from around the globe.
Youth Leadership Institute
Youth Leadership Institute (YLI) works with young people and their adult allies to create positive social change. We design and implement community-based programs that provide youth with leadership skills in the areas of drug and alcohol abuse prevention, philanthropy, and civic engagement.
YWCA San Francisco & Marin
The YWCA 50+ Employment Support Program for Women provides employment services for persons over 50 living in Marin County.