Directions

Driving

Japanese Tea Garden is located at 75 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.

  • From the North Bay/Golden Gate Bridge
    From the Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza take the 19th Ave/Park Presidio Blvd exit and proceed through the tunnel onto Park Presidio Blvd. Go two miles to Cabrillo St. Turn right on Cabrillo, then right again on 14th Ave. Proceed one block north to Balboa St., turn right. Proceed across Park Presido Blvd. to 8th Ave. For surface access to the de Young, turn right onto 8th Ave. across Fulton St. to JFK Dr. For direct access to the Music Concourse Parking Facility, turn right on Fulton St. and then left on 10th Ave.
  • From the South Bay/I-280 North
    At Daly City, take Route 1 North toward 19th Ave./Golden Gate Bridge. Go five miles on 19th Ave. through Golden Gate Park and make a right onto Fulton St. Turn right on 10th Ave. for access to the Music Concourse Parking Facility, or two blocks to 8th Ave. and turn right into the park.
  • From the East Bay/I-80 West
    Weekdays: Continue on I-80 through San Francisco for about one mile and then bear right, following signs for Golden Gate Bridge/US101 North. Follow signs for Octavia St. and Fell St.; freeway ends at Market St. Cross Market St. and go four blocks and make a left turn onto Fell St. Go 1.5 miles on Fell St. For access to the Music Concourse Parking Facility: Just beyond Shrader St. bear right and make a right turn onto Stanyan St. Go two blocks and make a left turn onto Fulton St. Take Fulton to 10th Ave. and make a left turn into the parking facility. For surface access to the de Young continue on Fell St. then just after Shrader St. bear left onto Kezar Dr. Bear right onto JFK Dr. and follow to the de Young. Alternate Route Weekends: Take the Fremont St. exit from the Bay Bridge, make a left onto Fremont St. Go 0.3 miles and turn left onto Pine St. Take Pine St. for 2.7 miles past Presidio Ave. and bear left onto Masonic Ave. Follow Masonic Ave. for 0.8 miles and make a right turn onto Fulton St. Follow Fulton for 1.3 miles to 8th Ave. for surface access to the de Young or to 10th Ave. for direct access to the Music Concourse Parking Facility.

Parking

  • Music Concourse Garage
    Access to the north entrance of the Music Concourse Parking is from Fulton St. at 10th Ave. Access to the south entrance is at Concourse Dr. and Martin Luther King Dr. inside the park. Open 7 days a week from 7:30 am to 10 p.m. and costs $2.50 an hour during the week, $3 an hour on weekends (bicycle parking is free).
  • Street Parking
    Time-limited parkings are available along John F. Kennedy Drive, Martin Luther King Dr. and side streets within the park.

Please note that John F. Kennedy Drive is closed on Sundays from Transverse Drive to McLaren Lodgeand street and parking within the park will be severely limited. Visitors are encouraged to use public transportation or parking is available in the Music Concourse Garage. Tea Garden Drive remains open for pick-up and drop-off, accessible via Concourse Drive from Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

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