Visitor Information


All that you need to know to have a safe + relaxing experience in Yerba Buena Gardens at the Cultural Heart of San Francisco.

Hours of Operation

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Open daily to the public
6:00 AM | 10:00 PM

Admission is FREE for everyone

Postings of Park Rules + Regulations are located throughout the property.

Thank you for respecting and cooperating with all park rules.


Directions | Yerba Buena Gardens

From East Bay

From Peninsula

From North Bay

Public Transit

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Yerba Buena Gardens is a short walk from the BART | MUNI Powell + Montgomery Street stations. Convenient MUNI bus lines include:

  • 14 Mission
  • 15 Third
  • 30 Stockton
  • 45 Union
  • All Market Street routes

The CalTrain Station at Fourth and Townsend is served directly by MUNI with stops on Third Street at Howard and at Mission.

Yerba Buena Gardens is also convenient to Golden Gate Transit, SamTrans, AC Transit, Taxi, Uber + Lyft.


Parking | Yerba Buena Gardens
Parking garages and street parking are available nearby.
Garages offering the closest access to Yerba Buena Gardens are below.

Yerba Buena Garage
Fifth + Mission
2700 Spaces

Moscone Garage
Moscone Center
710 Spaces

Hearst Parking Center
45 Third Street
806 Spaces

Park Rules + Regulations

In order to keep the Gardens enjoyable for everyone, the following uses are not allowed:
• Smoking
• Littering
• Swimming, Wading or Bathing
• Climbing
• Alcoholic Beverages
• Animals
• Feeding of birds and animals
• Riding Bicycles
• Flying Kites
• Team Sports
• No wheeled conveyances including: Skateboard, Roller Skates, Roller Blades and Carts

Adherence to the San Francisco Park Code is required.
No violations will be allowed including:
• Feeding of birds/animals prohibited | Sec.5.07
• Towing of non-permitted parking | Sec. 6.02

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