Young families and professionals looking for a laid back lifestyle with a vibrant community.
Larkspur is most often Sunny with morning clouds. With the occasional rainy or overcast day, you'll rarely be disappointed by this sun-soaked city. Check the current weather →
From central Larkspur it takes 5 minutes to get to the Ferry Terminal, 41 minutes to downtown San Francisco, and 55 minutes to San Francisco International Airport.
The Larkspur community loves bikes. With the new bike-pedestrian bridge over Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, the communtiy has made tremendous efforts to create safer, more direct routes to San Rafael and the ferry docks to create a viable alternative to cars, pollution and gridlock. Download the Marin bicycle map for the best routes.
Larkspur is known for it's scenic views of Mount Tamalpais and easy to access its world-renowned hiking trails. The best views of Larkspur are from King Mountain, the five-mile hike that circles King Mountain and descends into Baltimore Canyon and ends with a walk through downtown Larkspur. Download the Larkspur trail guide here.
AWARD WINNING SCHOOLS
Larkspur residents have access to award-winning public and private schools from K-12. Students can attend Neil Cummins Elementary, Hall Middle School and Redwood High School. For residents looking for a private school atmosphere, Marin Primary provides an innovative learning environment where students from preschool through eighth grade are empowered to strive and prepared to thrive. Learn more about the Larkspur Public School District here.
Enjoy one-of-a-kind shopping in Larkspur's local boutiques with the convenience of the Corte Madera Shopping Center only minutes away. With merchants including Calypso St. Barth, James Perse, Unionmade, Hudson Grace, Nordstrom, J. Crew, Banana Republic, Gap, William Sonoma, Apple, Lululemon, REI, Athleta, The Container Store, Crate & Barrel, Restoration Hardware, Pottery Barn and so much more.
The Marin Country Mart Farmers' Market is open Saturdays 9am to 2pm year round. You'll find fresh organic produce, meats, seafood, and prepared foods accompanied by live music, fun and games for the kids to enjoy.
Larkspur's go-to grocery stores include Woodlands Market, Trader Joe's, Molly Stone's and Safeway with nearby access to Good Earth and Whole Foods.
Larkspur is a great place to be a dog. From local hikes and beaches to pet friendly restaurants including Rustic Bakery, Left Bank, Picco Pizza, and Marin Brewing Company, your four-legged friend is welcome almost anywhere.