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SANTA CRUZ - BEACH BOARDWALK - Sprints
101 or 280 South to 17
17 South to Santa Cruz
Hwy 1/Half Moon Bay offramp
Left on River Street (first light)
Veer right after 2 signals
Left on Front Street
Front for 4 lights - it bends Right and becomes Pacific
Left on Washington Street
Left on Beach Street
$5 a day in lots, some street parking but read all signs

SANTA CRUZ - HARBOR - Long Dist.
101 or 280 South to 17
17 South to Santa Cruz
Follow 17 into Santa Cruz on Ocean Street
Left at dead end onto East Cliff Drive/ Murray Dr.
Stay on East Cliff through stop light and over a bridge
Make the first right turn possible to harbor
Enter second driveway on the right to parking lot
Metered parking in lot (go to the end near the beach and Crow's Nest Restaurant) or park outside on street. Watch for residential permit parking areas.

MONTEREY - DEL MONTE BEACH - Sprints/LD
101 South
156 West
1 South
Pacific Grove/Del Monte Exit (about the third
Del Monte exit you see)
Straight on Del Monte
Right into Wharf parking lots
Bring quarters - metered parking

FOSTER CITY - LEO RYAN PARK - Sprints
101 North or South
Hillsdale East offramp
Straight on Hillsdale
Park is on the right
Some parking on right side of Hillsdale
or turn right on Shell Drive

SAN JOSE STATE EVENTS CENTER - Tahiti Fête
101 South
280 North
7th Street offramp
Straight on 7th (one way)
Park near 7th and San Salvador/San Carlos
Indoor parking about $5

CROWN BEACH - ALAMEDA - Triangle LD
880 North or South to Oakland
Take 23rd Street Offramp toward Alameda
Take Park Street Bridge into Alameda - cross the island
Right onto Otis after downtown area
Otis dead ends into park entrance.
Parking lot is $3.50 if kiosk is manned, free before that

SANTA BARBARA - LEADBETTER BEACH
101 South to Santa Barbara
Castillo Street exit (not Cabrillo or Carrillo)
Right onto Castillo Street - use left lane
Right at West Cabrillo (dead end)
Left at Leadbetter Beach Entrance
Parking is paid on the way out

SANTA BARBARA - SANDPIPER LODGE
101 South to Santa Barbara
Las Positas Exit
Left on Lan Positas
Left on State Street
On the left in two blocks

SACRAMENTO - LAKE NATOMA - Sprints
80 East to 50
50 Tahoe
Hazel offramp in Rancho Cordova
Left onto Hazel, across freeway
Right into Nimbus flats entrance to the park
$5 per car, buy pass from machine

BERKELEY MARINA - Long Dist.
Bay Bridge (or 880 from South Bay) to 80 East
Exit University Ave. (go under overpass)
Right on Hearst Ave.
Right on 6th Street
Right at University, up and over overpass
Go straight towards Berkeley Marina
Follow signs to Cal Adventures
Free parking

PORT OF REDWOOD CITY - Long Dist.
101 South to Woodside Road/Seaport Avenue exit
Take Seaport Avenue loop under the fwy toward the bay
Left on Chesapeke, striaght to parking lot
Free parking

HORSESHOE COVE - Tam Long Distance
101 North across Golden Gate Br.
Alexander Avenue exit
Turn left at first opportunity (toward the hill) - unnamed
Make a hairpin right BEFORE the tunnel
Right at stop sign down to the water.
Stay right
Left after large Eucalyptus trees
Follow road to Presidio Yacht Club
Free Parking

SHADOW CLIFFS - Sprints
Take 580 to Pleasanton
Exit Santa Rita South
Left on Valley Avenue
Left on Stanley
Right into park (look for waterslides)
Go all the way to the back in the dirt lot
Parking inside $5, no parking allowed outside

LAKE DEL VALLE - Sprints
Take 580 to Livermore
Exit North Livermore Avenue, Right on NLA
Stay on it and it becomes South Livermore Ave.
South Liv. Ave. will bend left and turn into Tesla Road
Right turn onto Mines Road uphill into the park
Parking is $5

"THE RAMP" LAUNCH SITE - Alternative Bay Access/Powerboat Launch
101 into SF to Mariposa exit
East, downhill on Mariposa, cross Third Avenue
Diagonal left onto Terry A. Francois Avenue
Free parking near Bay View Boat Club (yellow building)

PARKSIDE AQUATIC PARK - Practice
From 101 Southbound
Take Hwy 92 East/West off
Take middle prong - Fashion Island Blvd.
Left at signal onto Fashion Island Blvd.
Left on Norfolk, Right on Roberta, Right on Seal

From 101 Northbound
Hillsdale offramp, headed East
Almost Immediate left on Norfolk
Right on Roberta, Right on Seal

From 92 Eastbound
Delaware offramp
Straight ahead under 101
Left on Norfolk, Right on Roberta, Right on Seal

From 92 Westbound
Mariners Island Boulevard offramp
Left onto Fashion Island Blvd.
Right onto Norfolk, Righ on Roerta, Right on Seal

ISLAIS LANDING - Practice
From North or South - 280 Extension
Exit Army/Caesar Chavez Blvd
Right on Army/Caesar Chavez if Northbound
Left on Army/Caesar Chavez if Southbound
Right on 3rd Street, cross low drawbridge
Right on Arthur right after bridge
Free parking

HYDE STREET PIER - Practice
From 101 Northbound or from the Bay Bridge
Get onto Central Freeway
(towards Mission/Fell & Civic Center)
Exit at Mission
Right on Mission
Left lane, turn left on Van Ness...

From Marin or North SF
Cross Golden Gate Bridge,
101 South, Marina exit, onto Marina Blvd
Right on Laguna (all lanes turn)
Left on Bay
Left on Van Ness...

Park at Municipal Pier free parking (at the end of Van Ness), walk around the water (toward tall ships) and enter Hyde Street Pier. Smile at the guard and tell them you are going to Canoe Practice, you do not have to pay!