Directions Drakes Estero

The following are directions to Drake’s Bay Oyster Company.  Have a safe and enjoyable drive and please do your best to be on time!

 *************Please Do Not use MapQuest or GoogleMaps as they are unreliable for this area!

Map of Point Reyes Area

 From the South and East Bay

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From Highway 101 North or the Richmond/San Rafael Bridge take Sir Francis Drake Blvd exit.

2.   

You will travel approximately 21 miles on Sir Francis Drake to the junction with Highway 1 in Olema.

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Sir Francis Drake Blvd. dead ends into Highway 1 in Olema.

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On this lovely drive you will pass through Larkspur, San Anselmo, Fairfax, San Geronimo, Lagunitas, and wind through the redwoods in Samuel P. Taylor State Park.

3.   

Turn right (north) on Highway 1. Travel less than ¼ mile to Bear Valley Road.

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There is a sign for the Point Reyes National Seashore Visitor Center on the right.

4.   

Turn left onto Bear Valley Road.

5.   

Drive 2.5 miles to the stop sign where Bear Valley Rd. dead ends into Sir Francis Drake Blvd.

6.   

Turn left onto Sir Francis Drake Blvd.

7.   

Drive through the towns of Inverness Park and Inverness. (Watch your speed!)

8.   

Approximately 4 miles past Inverness you will see the sign for Drake’s Bay Oyster Company on your left.

 

9.   

Turn left into their driveway and follow it to the small parking lot.

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You will see the trailer and our guides waiting for you.

10. 

It takes about 1 hour from Highway 101 & Sir Francis Drake to our meeting spot and about 1.5 hours from the Golden Gate Bridge.  

 

From the North - Novato

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From Highway 101 in Novato take the San Marin Drive exit. Travel west 2 miles to Novato Blvd.

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Novato High School will be on your right.

2.   

Turn right onto Novato Blvd. Drive approximately 7 miles to the Point Reyes-Petaluma Road.

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Novato Blvd. dead ends into the Point Reyes-Petaluma Road.

3.   

Turn left (west) onto the Point Reyes – Petaluma Road.

4.   

Travel southwest for about 7 miles to the junction with Platform Bridge Road.

5.   

Turn right over the bridge to stay on the Point Reyes-Petaluma Road.

6.   

Continue west for about 3 miles to the junction with California Highway 1.

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The Point Reyes - Petaluma Road dead ends into Highway 1.

7.   

Turn left on Highway 1 and travel through the town of Point Reyes Station to Sir Francis Drake Blvd.

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Sir Francis Drake Blvd. will be on your right just after the little green bridge.

8.   

Turn right onto Sir Francis Drake Blvd.

9.   

Drive through the towns of Inverness Park and Inverness. (Watch your speed!)

10. 

Approximately 4 miles past Inverness you will see the sign for Drake’s Bay Oyster Company on your left.

11. 

Turn left into their driveway and follow it to the small parking lot.

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You will see the trailer and our guides waiting for you.

12. 

It takes about 1 hour from Highway 101 in Novato to our meeting spot. 

 

 

From the North – Sonoma County & Petaluma

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From downtown Petaluma…Drive west on D Street.

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D Street turns into the Point Reyes-Petaluma Road.

2.   

Drive west for approximately 15 miles to the junction with Platform Bridge Road.

3.   

Turn right over the bridge to stay on the Point Reyes-Petaluma Road.

4.   

Continue west for about 3 miles to the junction with California Highway 1.

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The Point Reyes-Petaluma Road dead ends into Highway 1.

5.   

Turn left on Highway 1 and travel through the town of Point Reyes Station to Sir Francis Drake Blvd.

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Sir Francis Drake will be on your right just after the little green bridge.

6.   

Turn right onto Sir Francis Drake Blvd.

7.   

Drive through the towns of Inverness Park and Inverness. (Watch your speed!)

8.   

Approximately 4 miles past Inverness you will see the sign for Drake’s Bay Oyster Company on your left.

9.   

Turn left into their driveway and follow it to the small parking lot.

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You will see the trailer and our guides waiting for you.

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It will take about 50 minutes from Petaluma to our meeting spot.