Directions and Parking

Though there are many ways to get to the Hard Hat Walk, we highly recommend utilizing public transport whenever possible.

Driving Directions:

For directions to the event and start line, please click this link and enter your starting address.
Public Transportation Directions:

  • From Muni towards Van Ness & Market St:
    • Route: T-Third
    • Direction: Outbound toward Van Ness & Market St
    • Stop: 3rd Street & Gene Friend Way
    • Look for the directional signage and volunteers to point you toward registration area
  • From Muni towards Visitacion Valley:
    • Route: T-Third
    • Direction: Inbound toward Visitacion Valley
    • Stop: 3rd Street & Gene Friend Way
    • Look for the directional signage and volunteers to point you toward registration area
  • From San Francisco Caltrain:
    • Take San Francisco Caltrain to Zone 1- San Francisco Station to connect to Muni- T Third
    • Direction: Inbound toward Visitacion Valley
    • Stop: 3rd Street & Gene Friend Way
    • Look for the directional signage and volunteers to point you toward registration area

Event Parking:
Parking for event will be available for a reduced fee in designated structures. To park in a designated area, please indicate that you will be driving to the event in the ‘arrivals’ section of your registration page. Your parking assignment will be included in your automated registration confirmation email. Employee parking passes will be honored on the day of the event. Please note parking spaces are very limited and will be assigned on a first selected, first assigned basis during the registration process.

Handicapped parking is available. If you require handicapped parking, please contact us at info@UCSFhardhatwalk.com.

Bicycle Parking:

If you choose to ride your bike to the Hard Hat Walk and/or the Lights on Festival, you’ll always find parking. With sturdy racks or well-lit cages, you’ll find multiple options to easily and securely lock up your bicycle.