The Marin County Outdoor School The Marin County Outdoor School at Walker Creek Ranch is dedicated to helping elementary school teachers satisfy their educational goals through quality instruction within a special learning environment that inspires and motivates students to achieve an appreciation of the natural world. Using principles of thematic instruction, the Outdoor School enhances a student’s critical thinking, processing, and socialization skills.
About Walker Creek Ranch Walker Creek Ranch is located on 1,741 acres in pristine West Marin County about one hour north of the Golden Gate Bridge and is blessed with diverse habitat and an abundance of wildlife. It is an ideal venue for an outdoor school, conference center and summer camp. Every Fall and Winter the Outdoor School hosts an Open House for parents and teachers, and PTA members at Walker Creek Ranch. These are great opportunities to learn more about the program and site in preparation for your student’s visit. Please call us at (415) 491-6602 for further information. Fall open house at Walker Creek Ranch for Teachers and Parents – Check Walker Creek website for details Directions to Walker Creek. Walker Creek Ranch is located at 1700 Marshall-Petaluma Road, about 14 miles South West of Petaluma, and 14 miles North West of Novato. If you are coming from along the coast, the Ranch is about five miles East of the town of Marshall, a small town on Tomales Bay. Walker Creek Ranch Site Map View Google Map