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The Oaktops Apartments

Our Neighborhood

Within ten miles of Oaktops:

  • Marin Farmers’ Markets—Both Open All Year
    • Thursday Marin Farmers Market 1.5 miles
      Veterans Memorial Auditorium Parking Lot, San Rafael
      Thursday: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
    • Sunday Marin Farmers Market 1.7 miles
      Civic Center Parking Lot on Peter Behr Drive, San Rafael
      Sunday: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Marin Civic Center, national and state historic landmark designed by Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Civic Center Lagoon Park, 3530 Civic Center Drive
  • Field of Dogs, local Dog Park at 794 Civic Center Drive, 1.8 miles from Oaktops
  • Marin County Fairgrounds and Marin Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium 1.5 miles
  • Bartolini Art Gallery
  • You can see the nightly week long Fourth of July fireworks at the Marin County Fair from just outside the Oaktops buildings standing in the neighboring church parking lot
  • China Camp State Park 6.4 miles
  • Historic Site, hiking & biking trails, picnic sites, dogs welcome
  • Osher Marin Jewish Community Center 2.2 miles
  • Marin Shakespeare Company, Forest Meadows Amphitheater, on Dominican University Campus, 3.7 miles
  • Marin Headlands
Local Beaches:
  • McNears Beach County Park, 8.6 miles
  • China Camp State Park Beach, San Pedro Road, San Rafael
  • Paradise Beach Park on Paradise Drive in Tiburon
  • Schoonmaker Beach, Sausalito
  • Rodeo Beach on Mitchell Road in Sausalito– easy beach access and easy trails to walk, free parking, fabulous views and fun to watch the surfers
Resident Suggested Favorite Local Hiking Trails:
  • Las Gallinas Water Sanitation Ponds, with trails that link to the Bay Trail
  • Roy’s Redwoods and Samuel P Taylor – well shaded
  • Baltimore Canyon – Larkspur
Resident favorite well shaded mostly flat Trails that are dog friendly:
  • Old Mill Park in Mill Valley
  • Madrone – Baltimore Canyon.
  • Blackstone Canyon in Marinwood
  • “ndian Valley College Fire Road.
  • The Escalon Fire Road
  • Civic Center Lagoon Park
  • McInnis County Park, 2.1 miles
    • Soccer Fields
    • Skate Park
    • McInnis Park Golf Center
Local Museums:
  • Marin Museum of Contemporary Art (MarinMOCA), 5 miles
  • Marin History Museum, in Novato
  • Marin Museum of Bicycling and Mountain Bike Hall of Fame, in Fairfax 7.9 miles from Oaktops
Local Marin Baseball Team:
  • Pacifics Baseball Club at Albert Park, 4.5 miles
Greater Marin Attractions:
  • Muir Woods, 14.2 miles
  • Marine Mammal Center, 18.4 miles
  • Point Reyes National Seashore National Park (23 miles, 45 minute drive)
  • Stinson Beach
  • Muir Beach
  • Tomales Bay State Park
Popular Local Shopping:
  • Northgate and Northgate One Shopping Area
  • Downtown San Rafael
  • Vintage Oaks Shopping Center Novato, CA
Resident favorite market and stores:
  • Scotty’s Market, San Rafael
  • Nugget Market, Novato
  • Trader Joe’s San Rafael & Novato
  • Target, local San Rafael beautiful location right on the water!
  • Novato Costco

15 minutes to Sausalito

20 minutes to Golden Gate Bridge

40 minutes to Civic Center area of downtown San Francisco

Resident Favorites

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