San Mateo/San Francisco Counties
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San Mateo/San Francisco Counties

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UC Cooperative Extension is located on the grounds of Elkus Environmental Education Ranch, south of Half Moon Bay at 1500 Purisima Creek Road.


From San Francisco
:

  • Take Hwy 1 South through Pacifica to Half Moon Bay
  • Continue on Hwy 1 south 4 1/2 miles past the Hwy 92
  • Look for the green “UC Elkus Ranch Next Left”sign.
  • Turn LEFT onto Verde Road/Purisima Creek Road and continue on Purisima Creek Road for approximately 2 miles.
  • Look for the “Richard J Elkus Environmental Education Center”sign and turn RIGHT into our driveway.
    PLEASE NOTE: Elkus Ranch is the SECOND driveway on the right hand side of Purisima Creek Road. Please DO NOT turn into the first driveway which is a private drive.

 

From San Mateo:

  • Take Hwy 92 WEST to Half Moon Bay
  • At Hwy 92/Hwy 1 intersection, turn left and travel 4 1/2 miles
  • Look for the green “UC Elkus Ranch Next Left”
  • Turn LEFT onto Verde Road/Purisima Creek Road and continue on Purisima Creek Road for approximately 2
  • Look for the green “Richard J Elkus Environmental Education Center” sign and turn RIGHT into our driveway.
    PLEASE NOTE: Elkus Ranch is the SECOND driveway on the right hand side of Purisima Creek Road. Please DO NOT turn into the first driveway which is a private drive.

 

From Santa Cruz:

  • Take Hwy 1 North toward Half Moon
  • At Hwy 84 (to LaHonda) intersection, continue 6.4 miles North on Hwy 1
  • Look for green“UC ELkus Ranch Next Right” sign .
  • Turn RIGHT onto Verde Road/Purisima Creek Road and continue on Purisima Creek Road for approximately 2
  • Look for the green “Richard J Elkus Environmental Education Center” sign and turn RIGHT into our driveway.
    PLEASE NOTE: Elkus Ranch is the SECOND driveway on the right hand side of Purisima Creek Road. Please DO NOT turn into the first driveway which is a private drive.

Please observe our 5mph speed limit from as you turn off of Purisima Creek Road on to our access road and all the way through the site.


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