Visitor Info

Map of Yerba Buena Gardens

Map of Yerba Buena Gardens

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Public Transit Directions

BART/MUNI stations for Powell and Montgomery are both 2 blocks away from Yerba Buena Gardens.

MUNI Bus lines 8X/8AX/8BX San Bruno, 14 Mission, 30 Stockton, 45 Union/ Stockton run past YBG. All Market St. routes, including Powell and Montgomery stations, are 2 blocks away.

The CalTrain Station at Fourth and Townsend Sts. is served directly by MUNI’s 30 Stockton, with stops on Third St. at Howard St. and at Mission St. YBG is also convenient to Golden Gate Transit, SamTrans and AC Transit downtown bus routes.

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Driving Directions

From the East Bay

Take I-80 and exit at Fremont St. Take an immediate left from Fremont onto Howard St. and get into the right lane. Go two blocks and turn right on Third St. YBG will be immediately on your left across from the SFMOMA.

From the Peninsula

Take Highway 101 until it connects to I-80 and exit at Fourth St. Fourth will lead onto Bryant St. Take a left from Bryant onto Third St. YBG will be on your left between Howard and Mission Sts. and across from the SF Museum of Modern Art.

From the North Bay

Take Highway 101 to Lombard St. From Lombard turn right onto Van Ness Ave. From Van Ness Ave. turn left onto Golden Gate Ave. Golden Gate becomes Sixth St. as it crosses Market St. Turn left from Sixth St. onto Folsom St. Turn left onto Third St. YBG will be on your left between Howard and Mission Sts. and across from the SFMoMA.


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Lost & Found

Lost & Found is located at the Yerba Buena Gardens Management office, by the Howard St. footbridge. Drop in (see on Gardens map) or call (415) 820-3550.

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Food & Drink

While there are no food vendors within the Esplanade area of the Yerba Buena Gardens, there are plenty of food and drink options just steps away. For a complete list of dining options, from grab-and-go eateries to formal dining, go to

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Museums, Shopping & More

There is quite a bit to check out in and around the Yerba Buena Gardens. Explore the Yerba Buena neighborhood’s culture, nightlife, recreation, and shopping at

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Park Hours & Rules

For the most accurate information on hours, rules, and accessing the Yerba Buena Gardens, visit the YB Gardens Management site at

Welcome to Yerba Buena Gardens. Open Sunrise till 10P.M. 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 (Except Companion Animals). Feeding of birds and animals. Riding Bicycles. Flying Kites. Team Sports. No wheeled conveyances including: Skateboard, Roller Skates, Roller Blades and carts. San Francisco Park Code is Enforced in the Gardens.
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