US Army Corps of Engineers
San Francisco District

Contact

Bay Model Visitor Center

2100 Bridgeway

Sausalito, CA 94965

Phone: 415-332-3871

Fax: 415-289-3004

Directions

  

The Bay Model is located a short distance north of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge in the city of Sausalito.

Coming South on Highway 101 take the Sausalito-Marin City exit and take a left at the stop light. Continue under the freeway overpass and take a right at the following stop light on Bridgeway. There will be small brown and white Bay Model direction signs along the way. Turn left on Harbor, then almost immediately turn right on Marinship Way and follow the signs to the Bay Model.

Coming North on Highway 101 take the Sausalito-Marin City exit and continue straight at the stop light, you are on Bridgeway. There will be small brown and white Bay Model direction signs along the way. Turn left on Harbor, then almost immediately turn right on Marinship Way and follow the signs to the Bay Model.

Other modes to the Bay Model from San Francisco is riding a Golden Gate Transit bus. You can also take a Golden Gate Transit ferry from the Ferry Building or a Red and White Fleet ferry from Fisherman Wharf, Pier 43 1/2, to Sausalito.

For a hilly and longer excursion, bike or walk across the Golden Gate Bridge and follow Alexander Avenue to Sausalito. The building containing the model and visitor center is not on Bridgeway, but between Marinship Way and the waterfront. The visitor's entrance is located at the front of the building on the waterfront. From the East Bay you can take a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train to San Francisco, then take a ferry or bus to Sausalito.

Visit Recommendations
There are many things to see and do at the Bay Model allow two hours to make your tour. Special environmental programs are available to the community. Please click on our Calendar link for more information about our environmental programs.

Click here to view a San Francisco Bay Trail Map