Directions to Jikoji see Map

From Highway 85

Travel Saratoga Ave. west to Saratoga, where it becomes Highway 9 (sometimes called Big Basin Way). Follow Hwy 9 up to the stop sign at the mountaintop, where Hwy 9 crosses Hwy 35 (also known as Skyline Blvd). Turn right on Hwy 35/Skyline, travel 1.8 miles (you will pass the Saratoga Summit Fire station). Turn left at our drive, which is also marked as "Ward Road"; at this turn, you will see a mail box: 12100 Skyline Blvd.

Follow this dirt road down and bear right at the fork. Continue down to the Jikoji parking area. The road is graded, carved out of solid sandstone, and is rough but quite safe even in rainy weather.

From Page Mill Road

Go south on Page Mill (which crosses I-280 west of Palo Alto and Stanford) up the hill. At Skyline Boulevard (Hwy 35), turn left and travel 4.5 miles. Turn right at our drive, which is also marked as "Ward Road"; at this turn, you will see a mail box: 12100 Skyline Blvd.

From San Francisco

Go south on I-280, exiting at Page Mill Road. Follow the directions above for "From Page Mill Road".

Alternately, take I-280 south to Hwy 92 west towards Half Moon Bay. At the summit, turn left on Skyline Bouldevard (Hwy 35), and travel about 22 miles south. Turn right at our drive, which is also marked as "Ward Road"; at this turn, you will see a mail box: 12100 Skyline Blvd.

From Santa Cruz

Take Hwy 9 north through Boulder Creek all the way up to Skyline Blvd (Hwy 35). Turn left, travel 1.8 miles (you will pass the Saratoga Summit Fire station). Turn left at our drive, which is also marked as "Ward Road"; at this turn, you will see a mail box: 12100 Skyline Blvd.

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