Larkspur is a city in Marin County, California, United States. The city is located north of San Francisco near Mount Tamalpais. Many notable actors, sports figures, academicians, and politicians attended Larkspur’s Redwood High School, including Pete Carroll, Gabrielle Carteris, Erin Gray, Gavin Newsom, David Strathairn, and Robin Williams.
The city is the location for one of Golden Gate Transit’s Larkspur Landing, the main ferry terminal for its commuter passenger ferry service between Marin County and the San Francisco Ferry Building and job centers in the Financial District. This Golden Gate Ferry portals and has a ridership of over 8,500 per day, on average. There is special direct ferry service from the Larkspur Ferry Terminal to AT&T Park for San Francisco Giants games. Parking at the ferry terminal regularly exceeds capacity and there are currently free parking shuttles to nearby areas to serve riders.
Larkspur-Corte Madera School District serves the city for elementary and middle school. Neil Cummins Elementary School and Hall Middle School serve both Corte Madera and Larkspur. The Tamalpais Union High School District comprises five high schools that serve the region.