Visitor Information

VISITOR INFO

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

Directions | Yerba Buena Gardens


From East Bay

• Take Interstate 80 and exit at Fremont Street
• Take an immediate left from Fremont onto Howard Street and get into the right lane
• Go two blocks and turn right on Third Street
• YBG will be on your left immediately across Third Street from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

From Peninsula

• Take Highway 101 until it connects to Interstate 80 and exit at Fourth Street
• Fourth immediately leads onto Bryant Street
• Take a left from Bryant onto Third Street
• YBG will be on your left between Howard and Mission Streets and immediately across Third Street from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

From North Bay

• Take Highway 101 to Lombard Street
• Follow Lombard to Van Ness Avenue and turn right
• Follow Van Ness until you reach Golden Gate Avenue and turn left
• Follow Golden Gate as it crosses Market Street onto Sixth Street
• Turn left from Sixth Street onto Folsom Street and follow Folsom up to Third Street
• Turn left onto Third
• YBG will be on your left between Howard and Mission Streets and immediately across Third Street from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

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


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

What else does Yerba Buena Gardens offer?

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Dining

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