Martin Griffin Preserve: Open to the Public Spring 2016

Beginning Saturday, April 2, 2016, and running through July 31, ACR’s Martin Griffin Preserve will be open to the public, Tuesdays–Fridays by appointment only, and on weekends and holidays without appointment. We are closed on Mondays.


April 2–June 5:     Tuesday–Friday, 2pm–4pm, by appointment only; Saturday–Sunday and Memorial Day (May 30), 10am–4pm

June 7–July31:     Tuesday–Friday, 10am–4pm, by appointment only; Saturday–Sunday and Fourth of July (July 4), 10am–4pm.


ADMISSION: Suggested donation $15/person.

Parking is very limited, carpooling is encouraged.  Click here for directions, map and public transit info.

Visitors are encouraged to hike over eight miles of fern-lined trails, discover ponds with newts and other aquatic life, enjoy a picnic under the redwoods and explore our bookstore, as well as take in views of the birds on Bolinas Lagoon. On weekends, volunteer ranch guide naturalists are on hand to lead hikes and answer questions about the history, stewardship and preservation of the Preserve.

Special events at Martin Griffin Preserve

  • Mothers Day Picnic – Sunday, May 8, 11am–3pm. Bring families and friends to the magnificent meadow of Volunteer Canyon and enjoy time outdoors, a picnic in the meadow and a hike up the canyon. Proceeds benefit Audubon Canyon Ranch and Marin Audubon Society.  $28 per adult; $12 children 12 and under.

  • Guided Nature Hikes in May, June and July. Check our calendar at for weekend programming



Call 415.868.9244 ext. 110


Photo Credits: 

  • Mike Witkowski