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San Anselmo Insights
Parks and Community Gardens

Whether you are planning a wedding, business meeting,birthday party, or family reunion, we have some great facilities available for rent to make that special occasion one to remember!

MEMORIAL PARK PICNIC AREAS
Large Group Area

Location:  At the northeastern side of the park (farthest from the playground)

*Only site that can host a jumpy.  For recommendations of companies to use, call 415-258-4640.
Price:  $120 Non-Residents/$102 San Anselmo Residents

Things to Know
(7 picnic tables/2 bbqs)
75 person max
3 hour minimum rental

Small Group Area

Location:  Next to Millennium Playground, recommended for children’s events only. 
*Jumpy are not allowed in this area.
Price:  $81 Non-Residents/$72 San Anselmo Residents

Things to Know
(4 picnic tables/1 bbq)
30 person max
3 hour minimum rental

Robson-Harrington Park Picnic Areas

Robson Lower Picnic Area

Location:  The lower lawn of Robson Park. 
*Note that there are NO bathrooms.
Price:  $126 Non-Residents/$90 SA residents, increments

Things to Know
(large picnic tables/2 dbl. bbqs)
60 person max
3 hour minimum

Robson Upper Picnic Area

Location:  Upper grounds near Robson House. 
*Note that there are NO bathrooms.
Price:  $92 Non-Residents/$75 San Anselmo Residents

Things to Know
(2 picnic tables/no bbqs)
45 person max
3 hour minimum

Robson-Harrington House

Located only two blocks from downtown San Anselmo at 237Crescent Road (corner of Crescent and Raymond Ave.) it is the ideal location for retreats, meetings, baby showers, and small receptions. The 2.68 acres includes the beautiful gardens (some of which are community) that surround the house, only adding to the charm of the estate. House rentals include use of upper lawn areas.

Things to Know
Capacity:  Max – 5
Price:  $360 Half Day (up to four hours)
$900 Full Day (up to ten hours)

Service/Amenities

Room with refrigerator, microwave, and sink.
10 6 ft. tables and 75 chairs.
Bathroom upstairs.
Adjoining park for use with the house

lsabel Cook Community Center (ICC)
Conveniently located at 1000 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., ICC has several multi-use spaces available to rent.

Located next to the Red Hill Shopping Center, it is the ideal location for parties and meetings of all types.  It is right next to our pre-school and tumbling room.

Things to Know
Capacity:  Max – 40
Price:  $30 per hour (2-hour minimum)

Service/Amenities
Two 8 ft. tables, eight 6 ft. tables, and 59 chairs.
Clear, erasable board.
Beautiful wooden floor that can be used for dance and/or otherlike activities.

Downstairs Conference Room

Located next to the Red Hill Shopping Center, it is an ideal location for many types of meetings.  The room is underneath the recreation offices. 

Things to Know
Capacity:  Max – 40
Price:  $25 per hour (2-hour minimum)

Service/Amenities
Chairs and tables available.
Clear, erasable board.

PARKS

Creek Park
(
415) 454-6018 - Creek Park events and rental information
Near the corner of Center and Sir Francis Drake Blvds.
A quiet oasis in the middle of a bustling downtown. Visitors enjoy its grassy areas, benches, picnic tables, and creek access while observing the local bird life and water creatures. There is a shaded picnic area near the amphitheater bowl. Creek Park hosts many local major events including Film Night, Music in the Park, and Santa’s Tree-Lighting Ceremony.

Faude Park
Top of Broadmoor Ave. between Indian Rock Rd. and Tomahawk Drive
If you want to see what San Anselmo looked like before it was a bustling town, visit this 13.5-acre rock outcropping—a perfect spot for hiking and picnicking in a relatively untouched and tranquil natural setting. Explore the San Anselmo hills and wooded areas, as well as a meadow with a panoramic view of the Ross Valley.

Memorial Park and the Millennium Playground
Reservations: 415-258-4640; or visit 1000 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
From Sir Francis Drake Blvd., turn east on San Francisco Blvd., then right on Veterans Place, to access the parking lot.
Facility rentals or group-picnic San Anselmo’s largest and busiest park features the famous Millennium Playground with animal fountains, a large climbable castle and a dinosaur, baseball diamonds, four tennis courts, Elder’s garden, a soccer field, an outdoor basketball court, and picnic and BBQ areas. Group-picnic areas are available for rent.

Lansdale Park
Corner of Center Blvd. and Landsdale
This pocket-sized park has a newly renovated children’s playground and small picnic area. The site of an old train station, Lansdale Station was once a stop on the way to West Marin. You can still see the wide sidewalks on either side of Center Boulevard that were formerly train-loading platforms.

Robson-Harrington House and Park
237 Crescent Rd. at Raymond Avenue
Facility rentals: Robson House Association, (415) 453-1602
Picnic-area rentals: Recreation Department, (415) 258-4640
One of our most treasured community resources, this 3.5-acre site includes an elaborate garden, a picnic area, and a 1906 Victorian mansion. The house is used for recreation classes and programs, and may be rented for events. The grounds have a group-rental picnic area and host the community gardens. The estate’s surrounding brick wall was formed using brick rubble from San Francisco’s 1906 earthquake.

Sorich Ranch Park
End of San Francisco Blvd.
Friends of Sorich Ranch Park - (415) 258-4645
This relatively undeveloped 64-acre park includes a few picnic tables and a shady arbor. Hiking trails lead in many directions and vary in degree of effort required. The wide-open spaces give visitors the chance to enjoy nature in a restful environment.