NOTE: Our business offices are currently closed. The park remains open daily 9am-5pm. More info here. For the latest updates regarding COVID-19, click here.

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PARK STATUS DURING SHELTER IN PLACE

Santa Clara County Parks including Montalvo are open during normal daytime hours while the State of California's "Shelter in Place" ordinance is in effect.

Please check this page or visit the County Website for updated information about the park status.

Please abide by the social distancing rule of keeping at least 6 feet between yourself and other parties at all times. Avoid coming to Montalvo if you are feeling ill. Remember, no gatherings of any size are permitted (including picnics). Under the COVID-19 health order, EXERCISE is the verb.

NOTE: PUBLIC RESTROOMS AT MONTALVO ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED.

Please drive slowly through the estate, as we have many visitors walking the grounds including children, the elderly, and deer. Click here to download a PDF map of the property and trails.

Follow these directions to Montalvo. NOTE: some web-based mapping services may direct you to turn onto Mendelson from Hwy 9. If so, DO NOT USE those directions, as they will lead you to our Exit Gate. The Entrance Gate is accessible from Montalvo Road only.

Directions:

Address:

15400 Montalvo Road
Saratoga, CA 95070

Map:


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Driving Directions

From San Francisco:

Hwy 280 South. Exit Hwy 85 South. Drive 4.1 miles and exit at Saratoga Avenue. Turn right onto Saratoga Avenue Drive 1.8 miles to downtown Saratoga. Turn left at light onto Hwy 9 / Saratoga - Los Gatos Road. Drive 1/3 mile and turn right onto Montalvo Road. Continue approximately 1 mile to Montalvo grounds.

From Oakland: 

Hwy 880 South to Hwy 17 South. Take the Los Gatos, Saratoga, Hwy 9 Exit. Continue 3.5 miles. Turn left onto Montalvo Road. Continue approximately 1 mile to Montalvo grounds.

From San Jose: 

Hwy 280 North to Hwy 17 South. Take the Los Gatos, Saratoga, Hwy 9 exit. Continue 3.5 miles. Turn left onto Montalvo Road. Continue 1 mile to Montalvo grounds.

From Santa Cruz: 

Hwy 17 North. Take the Los Gatos, Saratoga, Hwy 9 Exit. Drive back over the freeway and continue 3.5 miles. Turn left onto Montalvo Road. Continue approximately 1 mile to Montalvo grounds.

To reach the Villa or concert venues

Drive through the entrance gate and pass by Parking Lot 1, which will be on your right. Follow the signs to continue over the bridge and up the hill; you will round a curve and see the historic Villa ahead. Continue on the road along the lawn; Lot 2 will be on your right; cross in front of the Villa to park in Lots 3 or 4 on the left side of the Villa and further down the road. The Carriage House Theatre, Box Office, and Project Space Gallery are located along the pavilion on the left side of the Villa. The Garden Theatre is behind the Villa.

For events in the Lucas Artists Program Commons, park in Lot 1.