Introduction to Larkspur, California
Larkspur, California is 2 miles S of San Rafael, California and 12 miles NW of San Francisco, California. It is in Marin county. The city is part of the San Francisco metro area. The population of Larkspur is 12,014.
In its early days Larkspur stood out due to its Volunteer Fire Department. This fire department was started in 1906 with one horse cart by the people of the city. The city of Larkspur was incorporated in March 1908. The following month it had its first election.
Larkspur and nearby Attractions
- Muir Woods National Monument
- Golden Gate Bridge
- Aquarium of the Bay
- Alcatraz Island
- Palace of Fine Arts
- Grace Cathedral
Things To Do In Larkspur
The city has several parks which provide facilities for picnicking, sports and other recreational activities. The recreational department of the city regularly organizes various events and activities for the entertainment and personal development of its population.
Air transportation is provided by the San Francisco International Airport.
Larkspur Higher Education
Higher education facilities are available at College of Marin.