All Recreation Services

Albert Park

Albert Park is San Rafael's main park with a community center and playground.

AlterTheater Ensemble

AlterTheater performs gripping, provocative contemporary plays in storefronts along 4th Street in downtown San Rafael.

Angel Island Ferry

Ferry service between Tiburon and Angel Island.

Angel Island Immigrant Station Foundation

The Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation hopes to educate the public about the complex story and rich cultural heritage of Pacific Coast immigrants and their descendants.

Angel Island Loop Trail

A state park, attracting hikers, history buffs, and islophiles of all persuasions.

Angel Island State Park

In the middle of San Francisco Bay sits Angel Island State Park.

Antenna Theater

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.

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.

Ballet Afsaneh

A professional nonprofit dance company dedicated to presenting the traditional dance, music and poetry of the Silk Road.

Bay Area Discovery Museum

Enjoy hands-on art, science and environmental exhibitions.

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 Area Transit Systems

The official website of the Bay Area Transit Systems.

Bay Model Visitor Center

Located on Richardson Bay in Sausalito is a unique scientific tool for exploring water movement patterns in the San Francisco Bay - Delta Estuary.

Bayfront Park

The facility includes a dog run, softball and soccer fields, and lawn area.

Blue and Gold Fleet

Service between Tiburon, Sausalito, Angel Island and San Francisco.

Bolinas Lagoon Advisory Council

To advise the Board of Supervisors, and other departments on the management and ecological restoration of Bolinas Lagoon.

Bolinas Museum

A museum dedicated to promoting the arts and history of coastal Marin.

Box Office Information & Policies

Marin Center box office general ticket information and contact numbers.

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.

California Film Institute

Celebrate and promote film as art and education.

China Camp State Park

Located on San Pablo Bay, visitors can enjoy wildlife-watching, and hiking.

City of Novato Parks

Search for the City of Novato’s parks and facilities information.

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.

City of San Rafael Parks

There are many parks around San Rafael with picnic areas and other features.

Civic Center Tours

Self-guided, docent led and downloadable video tour information is available on the Visitor Services page.

Community Action Marin

Assists families, seniors and the disabled with emergency financial needs.

Conservatory Theatre Ensemble

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.


An Arts Program for Homeless Children

Ethnic Arts Institute

Sausalito's premier non-profit organization providing the gift of award-winning multicultural dance, music, art & wellness for children and adults.

Falkirk Cultural Center

An historic Victorian and a home for art, culture and events.

Fern Creek Trails

Fern Creek tails, offers a little bit of everything: dense stands of laurel, and open grassland.

Film Night in the Park

Outdoor cinema at Marin County community parks begins in May.

Friends of the Marin County Free Library

The Friends of the Marin County Free Library assists the County Library and local branch libraries with supplementary funding .

Girl Scouts of San Francisco Bay Area

Our goal is to help girls grow strong in body, mind and spirit and to meet the needs and interests of today's girls.

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.

Golden Gate Raptor Observatory

The GGRO is a cooperative program of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy.

Golden Gate Transit

Official website of the Golden Gate Transit System.

Golden Gate Transit - Ferry

Daily ferry service between Larkspur, Sausalito and San Francisco.

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

Heart's Desire Beach

Heart's Desire Beach is part of Tomales Bay State Park.


Learn about the history and architecture of the Marin Center and Civic Center buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Hula On Productions

Halau Hula Na Pua O Ka La'akea, Marin's only California 501(c)3 non-profit Hawaiian Cultural organization, preserving the Hawaiian culture through Hula.

Jack Mason Museum of West Marin History

Dedicated to collecting and making historical information available about the people and places of West Marin including Point Reyes Station, Inverness, Marshall, Tomales Bay and Olema Valley through exhibits, publications, events, and research services.

Johnstone Trail

Johnstone Trail leads bayside from Heart’s Desire Beach to Shell Beach.

Lark Theater

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.

Larkspur Parks

A listing of all Larkspur parks.

Lighthouse Singers Gospel Choir

The Lighthouse Singers is a interdenominational community-based gospel choir in Marin County. The choir’s repertoire includes both traditional & contemporary gospel music.

Marin Access

Coordinating transportation resources for older adults, persons with disabilities and low income residents.

Marin Artists International Network

Exposes Marin Artists through local weekly TV show and special events.

Marin Ballet

The Center for Dance is an internationally recognized training center providing education and performance opportunities.

Marin Baroque

Marin Baroque is a 16-voice chamber choir and period instrument Orchestra directed by Daniel Canosa and based in San Anselmo, CA.

Marin Bocce Federation

Beautifully landscaped facility with eight outdoor bocce courts and two indoor courts.

Marin Center Directions

Directions to the Marin Center.

Marin Center Events

Calendar of Events.

Marin Center Facilities Rental

Information containing rental rates, fee schedules, and rules and regulations as well as booking and box office services information.

Marin Charitable Association

A non-profit organization to benefit Marin County youth agencies.

Marin Convention & Visitors Bureau

The official travel resource for Marin County.

Marin County Superior Court

Marin County Superior Court

Marin Enrichment

We are dedicated to providing a safe and nurturing environment through activities that are designed to meet the needs of each of its participants.

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.

Marin History Museum

Celebrate the traditions of innovation and creativity of the people of Marin.

Marin Museum of Bicycling

Showcasing the birth and evolution of the mountain bike and home to the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame, we feature many more bicycles: road, track, racing, touring and everyday transportation.

Marin Oratorio

We are a 100 voice community-based chorus welcoming new members who wish to give voice to great choral masterworks. Visit for information on audition schedule and upcoming performance information.

Marin Peace and Justice Coalition

A coalition of organizations and individuals in Marin dedicated to promoting peace and justice locally, nationally and globally.

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.

Marin Symphony

The Marin Symphony season (October through May) consists of twelve concerts.

Marin Theatre Company

The leading professional theater in the North Bay.

Marin Transit

Marin County Transit District is responsible for local transit and paratransit services within Marin County.


A geographical information system for Marin County.


Monthly exhibitions of both local and national artwork.

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 Theater

Motion is a theater company that creates autobiographical, 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.

Mount Tamalpais State Park

6,300 acres of redwood groves and oak woodlands with a spectacular view.

Museum of International Propaganda

Showcasing the enormous impact that propaganda had on history, culture, and politics as it projects itself powerfully into our lives today.

Museum of the American Indian

The only museum in the Bay Area devoted entirely to Native American culture.

Nike Missile Site

The only fully restored Nike missile site in the country, this museum is an enduring reminder of the Cold War and allows visitors to reflect upon the realities of the Cold War and their influence on today's society.


National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers (NOCIRC) is the first national clearinghouse in the United States for information about circumcision.

Novato History Museum

Founded by Mrs. Margaret "Peg" Coady in 1976.

Novato Spirit

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.

Olompali and Mt Burdell Trails

For the hiker, Olompali offers a colorful history lesson and a great walk in the park.

Olompali State Historic Park

The park overlooks the Petaluma River and San Pablo Bay from the east.

Osher Jewish Community Center

A local non-profit community center that celebrates Jewish culture.

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.

Point Reyes Lighthouse

The lighthouse site is now within the Point Reyes National Seashore.

Regional Trip Planning - 511

511 is a one-stop phone and web source for transit, rideshare, bicycling and Regional Trip Planning.

Rhoda Gravador Music Studio

Music educator focused on music enrichment in Marin County. Rhoda Gravador provides music instruction for all ages and holds degrees from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

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.

Samuel P Taylor State Park

Contains over 2,780 acres of wooded countryside in the rolling hills of Marin.

San Anselmo Historical Museum

A collection of photos and memorabilia of early San Anselmo.

Sausalito City Parks

Visit the City of Sausalito parks and facilities page for more information on their local parks.

Shoreline Bay View Trails

Shoreline Trail is a mellow path that meanders through the forest and grassland.


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.

Slide Ranch

Connecting children to nature by cultivating healthy bodies and minds and fostering future generations of environmental stewards. By farming, cooking, caring for animals and exploring wilderness and the coast, Slide Ranch teaches about the connection between health, a healthy food system and a healthy environment.

Spaulding Marine Center

Located in Sausalito is a living museum where one can go back in time to experience the days when craftsmen and sailors used traditional skills to build, sail or row classic wooden boats on San Francisco Bay.

Speakers Lecture Series

Each season's speakers represent a wide variety of subjects.

Stapleton School of the Performing Arts / Stapleton Youth Company

The Stapleton School of the Performing Arts is a dance training and performing arts center primarily serving Central and Western Marin youth.

Stepping Stones Project

We offer rites of passage programs for youth.

Teaching By Design - School Tours & Lesson Plans

Docent led school tours, downloadable lesson plans.

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.

The Playhouse in San Anselmo

A performing arts center for dance recitals and student performances.

The Space Station Museum

The Space Station Museum houses one of the largest private collections of U.S., Russian and Soviet space exploration artifacts.

Throckmorton Theatre

Uniting our community through the power of the arts.

Tiburon Railroad & Ferry Depot Museum

The mission of the Belvedere-Tiburon Landmarks Society is to acquire, preserve and maintain artifacts, landmarks, and open space of local historic significance and make them available to the public.

Tomales Bay State Park

The Coast Miwok people were the first to inhabit the coastal area.

Tomales Regional History Center

The mission of the Tomales Regional History Center is to preserve and inspire interest in the region’s history through collection, exhibition, and interpretation, and to develop an awareness of the role we all play on the greater continuum of that history.

Town of Corte Madera Parks

View and download maps of the Corte Madera town parks.

Transit Schedules

Official website for local transit schedules in Marin County.

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.


This program encourages walking and bicycling as everyday transportation.

Wellify Teen

Wellify Teen is dedicated to helping parents of teens struggling with mental health challenges and provide online support through resources including screening, education and where to find help in Marin County.

West Marin Stagecoach

This site offers schedules and information for the West Marin Stagecoach.

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.