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Contact Information
Contact Information
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Driving Directions
Driving Directions
ANCESTRAL VOICE LOCATION
Directions from East/South Bay:
  • Follow I-880 North toward Oakland.
  • Follow the signs to get onto I-980 EAST.
  • After about 1.5 miles, take the I-580 exit towards SAN FRANCISCO/HAYWARD.
  • Next, take the I-580 WEST exit on the left towards SAN FRANCISCO.
  • Merge onto I-580 W and continue for approximately 19 miles – you will cross the RICHMOND/SAN RAFAEL BRIDGE (toll westbound is $3).
  • A couple of miles after the bridge take the US-101 NORTH exit towards SAN RAFAEL/SANTA ROSA.
  • Merge onto US-101 NORTH.
  • Take the De Long Ave exit towards downtown Novato.
  • Turn left onto De Long Ave.
  • Turn right onto Novato Blvd.
  • *Turn right onto Oliva Dr.
  • Turn left onto Oliva Court.
Directions from the West Bay:
  • Follow I-280 North towards SAN FRANCISCO.
  • Follow the signs that direct you to the Golden Gate Bridge.
  • Highway 280 automatically turns into the 19th AVE and this will lead you to the bridge.
  • After crossing the Golden Gate Bridge, you will continue on US-101 NORTH.
  • Take the De Long Ave exit towards downtown Novato.
  • Turn left onto De Long Ave.
  • Turn right onto Novato Blvd.
  • Turn right onto Oliva Dr.
  • Turn left onto Oliva Court.

PURIFICATION LODGE LOCATIONS
Directions from East/South Bay:
  • Follow I-880 North toward Oakland.
  • Follow the signs to get onto I-980 EAST.
  • After about 1.5 miles, take the I-580 exit towards SAN FRANCISCO/HAYWARD.
  • Next, take the I-580 WEST exit on the left towards SAN FRANCISCO.
  • Merge onto I-580 W and continue for approximately 19 miles – you will cross the RICHMOND/SAN RAFAEL BRIDGE (toll westbound is $3).
  • A couple of miles after the bridge take the US-101 NORTH exit towards SAN RAFAEL/SANTA ROSA.
  • On US-101N, about 17 miles N of San Rafael, Exit onto Petaluma Blvd. South
  • Go about 2.5 miles and Turn Left at Washington St.
  • In About 0.3miles Washington merges into Bodega Ave.
  • Continue on Bodega ave. about 2.6miles. Arrive.
Directions from the West Bay:
  • From South of San Francisco, Follow I-280 North towards SAN FRANCISCO.
  • Follow the signs that direct you to the Golden Gate Bridge.
  • Highway 280 automatically turns into the 19th AVE and this will lead you to the bridge.
  • After crossing the Golden Gate Bridge, you will continue on US-101 North about 34 miles.
  • On US-101N, about 17 miles N of San Rafael, Exit onto Petaluma Blvd. South
  • Go about 2.5 miles and Turn Left at Washington St.
  • In About 0.3miles Washington merges into Bodega Ave.
  • Continue on Bodega ave. about 2.6miles. Arrive.

MOUNT TAMALPIAS
Mt. Tamalpais Rendezvous Point: near the Whole Foods Parking Lot in Mill Valley - 414 Miller Ave, Mill Valley, CA 94941 (Map)
Note: Parking at the trail head is at a premium (accommodates only a few vehicles). I prefer to rendezvous with the participants near the Whole Foods Parking lot in Mill Valley (the one on Miller Ave.) to arrange car pooling. Directions provided here will get you to Mill Valley Whole Foods on Miller Ave.
Directions from East/South Bay:
  • From the EastBay, Take I-580 WEST over the RICHMOND BRIDGE. Follow signs for San Rafael/Point Richmond
  • As you get to the other side of the bridge, Take the SIR FRANCIS DRAKE BOULEVARD exit toward U.S. 101 SOUTH
  • About 0.4miles then -You will MERGE Onto Sir Francis Drake Blvd
  • After 1.5miles then -MERGE onto US-101 SOUTH via the ramp on the left to San Francisco
  • About 2.8miles then -Take the E BLITHEDALE AVE Exit and Turn RIGHT ONTO E. Blithedale Ave
  • About 0.7miles then -Turn LEFT onto CAMINO ALTO
  • About 0.5 miles then -Turn RIGHT onto MILLER AVE
  • About 0.4 miles then -Make a U-turn at EVERGREEN AVE. Destination will be on the right.
Directions from the West Bay, points North of Mill Valley:
  • Follow I-101 South to about 5 miles South of San Rafael
  • Take the E BLITHEDALE AVE Exit and Turn RIGHT ONTO E. Blithedale Ave
  • About 0.7miles then -Turn LEFT onto CAMINO ALTO
  • About 0.5 miles then -Turn RIGHT onto MILLER AVE
  • About 0.4 miles then -Make a U-turn at EVERGREEN AVE. Destination will be on the right.
Directions from the West Bay, points South of Mill Valley:
  • Follow I-101 North till about just North of Sausalito
  • Exit onto CA-1 North toward Mill Valley/Stinson Beach
  • About 1.0 miles then -CA-1 N turns slightly right and becomes ALMONTE BLVD
  • About 0.4 miles then -Continue onto MILLER AVE
  • About 0.9 miles then -Make a U-turn at EVERGREEN AVE. Destination will be on the right.


       
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