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Lightbulb San Quentin State Prison Guide Updated 10/2010

Welcome to the SQ Handbook. Here you will find comprehensive information specifically for San Quentin State Prison. I’ve separated the categories to assist those in need of contact information for SQ, visiting information, lodging, and dining near SQ, etc...

CDC Inmate Locator Website

San Quentin State Prison- History

San Quentin State Prison Contact Information

SQ Approved Vendors For Special & Quartely Packages

Items you Can & Cannot Send to a SQ Inmate

San Quentin Visiting Information

San Quentin Family Visiting Information

Hotels & Motels Near San Quentin

Places To Eat Near San Quentin

Driving Directions To San Quentin State Prison

Link to Title 15

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San Quentin State Prison (SQ)



San Quentin was established in July 1852 at Point Quentin in Marin county as an answer to the rampant lawlessness in California at the time. During its construction, inmates slept on the prison ship, the Waban, at night and labored to build the new prison during the day. San Quentin housed both male and female inmates until 1933 when the women's prison at Tehachapi was built.

San Quentin Prison is the oldest prison in California. Located north of San Francisco, in the heart of one of the state's most affluent areas, San Quentin Prison is California's only death row with a Gas Chamber. All male inmates condemned to die are housed here. The prison opened in 1852 and was built mostly by convicts, who slept on a ship at night until the job was completed.

From 1893 to 1942, California's preferred method of execution was hanging.
The first gas chamber execution was carried out in 1938. The chamber at San Quentin is kept in the basement and is simply a large green box. Six feet across, eight feet high with a 30 foot chimney to exhale gas.

Since 1960, California has executed 192 men and 4 women by gassing at San Quentin prison. In 1996, William G Bonin became the first person in California to be executed by lethal injection. The gas chamber was outlawed in 1994 as a form of cruel and unusual punishment.

It takes 1,500 staff members to manage the nearly 6,000 inmates on the grounds, including the 550 condemned prisoners. These numbers, dated Winter 2003 from California's Department of Corrections web page, show that the prison was only designed to hold 3,317 prisoners. The annual operating budget of San Quentin State Prison? $120,000,000.00.

Considering that the prison's location is very desirable property, with views of the San Francisco Bay Area and convenient access to Silicon Valley, it is likely inmates will be shipped off to other prisons around California within the decade.


San Quentin State Prison - Mission Statement

San Quentin is California's oldest and best known correctional institution. The prison today includes a reception center for new commitments, a parole violator unit, general population units, and a minimum security work crew unit. The state's only gas chamber and death row for all male condemned inmates are located at San Quentin.


Map of San Quentin Housing




San Quentin houses Level I and Level II inmates. It also houses inmates in Reception and those who are Condemned.


Inmate Programs

* PIA: Furniture manufacturing, mattress manufacturing.

*Vocational: Dry cleaning, electrical, graphic arts and printing, landscaping, machine shop, plumbing, sheet metal.

*Academic: Adult Basic Education, High School/GED, Pre-Release, English as a Second Language, Literacy Program.

*Other: Community Service Crews, Youth Diversion, Religious, Arts in Corrections, Victim Awareness, Drug Treatment/Diversion, Joint Venture, Computers for Schools, Eyeglass re cycling, Bicycle repair.
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To write to an inmate, or send a package through an approved vender:

Inmate Name, CDC #
San Quentin State Prison
San Quentin, CA 94974

For general prison business:

SQSP
San Quentin, CA 94974
(Attn: Visiting Sergeant, etc.)


Various phone numbers and contacts for SQ:

Main Number- (415)-454-1460
Visiting Department - (415)-455-5022 (to schedule a NON-CONTACT visit)
Reception Center Info- main number, extension 5372
Associate Warden's Secretary- main number, extension 5459
Warden's Secretary - main number, extension 5000

For all other departments, call the main phone number and press "0". You may then ask the receptionist to transfer you to a specific department. (ex: Mailroom, inmate records, receiving, etc.)


Useful Miscellaneous Phone Numbers:

Inmate Locator = (916) 445-6713 or online at CDC Inmate Locator Website

Visiting Hotline = (800) 374-8474

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Default SQ Approved Vendors for Special Purchases & Quarterly Packages

Here is a list of SQ approved vendors for Special Purchases and Quarterly Packages:

Special Note** Reception inmates CANNOT receive quarterly or special packages**


APPROVED INMATE PACKAGE VENDORS
Calendar Year 2010



APPROVED INMATE PACKAGE VENDORS
Calendar Year 2010



This is the full CDCR list of approved vendors. Please note that one or more of the listed vendors may not be approved by this prison

Approved Vendors

APPROVED INMATE PACKAGE VENDORS
Calendar Year 2010
(Revised 2/24/10)


Access Securepak
P. O. Box 50028
Sparks, NV 89435-0028
Ph: (800) 546-6283
www.californiaqp.com

Mikes Better Shoes
1252 Berlin-Haddonfield Road
Voorhees, NJ 08043
Ph: (800) 431-1911
www.mikesbettershoes.com

Music by Mail
129 31st Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232
Ph: (718) 369-6982

Packages R Us
2648 East Workman Ave. #424
West Covina, CA 91791
Ph: (866) 303-7787
www.packagesrus.com


Union Supply Direct
P.O. Box 7006
Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220-7006
Ph: (866) 404-8989
www.CaliforniaInmatePackage.com

The Inmate Store
P.O. Box 798
Pine Grove, CA 95665
Ph: (209) 257-4824
www.theinmatestore.com

The Vitamin Outlet
Fitness Systems Mfg. Corp.
P.O. Box 2073
Sinking Spring, PA 19608
Ph: (800) 822-9995

Walkenhorst’s
1774 Industrial Way
Napa CA 94558
Ph: (800) 660-9255
https://walkenhorsts.com

Yellow Ribbon Online
580 N. Beach Street
Fort Worth, TX 76111
Ph: (866) 959-7426
www.yellowribbononline.com



Barnes & Noble
www.barnesandnoble.com

*** Remember, if you order CD's from Barnes and Noble, they will not count as a quarterly package, but there is a limit of 8 CDs an inmate is allowed to have.

***Magazines & Paperback Books can also be ordered, however they must come directly from the vendor. I often go to Barnes and Noble in my area and pick out magazines or books. They ship them for me to the prison at a reasonable cost.

***You cannot send MAGAZINES to inmates in RECEPTION.

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Quarterly Packages:

The California Inmate Quarterly Package system allows you to send much-desired items to your incarcerated loved one. Each institution sets it’s own rules as to what items are allowed and prohibited and items vary by privilege groups. As a result, vendors therefore provide services to a limited amount of Facilities, Camps, CCF’s or the LA County Jail System. All Quarterly Packages are limited to a maximum weight of 30 Lbs. Nor can they exceed dimensions of 24” x 24” x 24”. All vendors list those institutions for which they provide goods and services and what privilege groups.

Special Packages:

Special Packages allow for the purchase of Electronics, Accessories, Musical Instruments, Under Garments and Clothing, Correspondence Courses, Legal Material and Faith Based Items. That would otherwise crowd a quarterly package beyond its allowed weight or dimensions. There is no limit to the amount of special packages allowed in a calendar year. *** Please call the R&R department (call (415)-454-1460 and press "0" for the operator. He/She will transfer you) at San Quentin before sending a special package. Make sure what you plan on sending is allowed for this prison.***

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1st Quarter = January 1st - March 31st

2nd Quarter = April 1st - June 30th

3rd Quarter = July 1st - September 30th

4th Quarter = October 1st - December 31st

Special thank you to Aliferzwife for the update

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Release (Parole/Dress-Out) Clothing



Inmates scheduled for parole or awaiting discharge may receive
a release clothing package via U.S. Postal Service or common
carrier no earlier than 30 days prior to their scheduled parole or
discharge date. Inmate release clothing packages, limited to one set of clothing, shall be retained in a secure location by the department until their release.

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Items you CAN send to SQ:

Binder Paper (50 sheets at a time)
Postal Stamps, 2 books at a time (for Reception inmates, send extra books of stamps. The inmates can use them to buy/trade things until they are allowed to go to the canteen).
Ink Pens (must be CLEAR, with no rubber grip or anything extra, you can mail 2 per envelope)
Envelopes (plain, they can be pre-addressed and stamped)
Photos, (no more than 5 per envelope, and no larger than 8x10)
Greeting cards (plain, no foil, glitter, metal springs, etc.)
Letters
Magazines and paperback books- must be shipped from the vendor (example: Barnes and Noble....NO MAGAZINES FOR RECEPTION INMATES)
News Paper Subscriptions (NOT FOR RECEPTION INMATES)
Money Orders -(made out to the inmate, with ALL inmate info-U.S. Postal Service Money Orders are the best) ** You can also use JPay to send money to an inmate online !! **
Padded Envelopes- (bubble wrap lined, etc- used to send paper, pens, etc.)
Anything on the “Approved” vendor list, on each vendor’s website (for quarterly/special purchases, SQ specificly...FYI...RECEPTION inmates cannot receive quarterly or special packages.)



Items you CANNOT send to SQ:



Frontal Nudity Photos
Phone Calling Cards
Stickers or Tape- None on/inside ANYWHERE
Glitter
Anything Wire, Metal, or Plastic
“Spiral” Notebooks
Cash or Checks
Photos larger than 8x10

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For information on what CAN and CANNOT be sent to an inmate on DR, please contact the San Quentin mailroom. Just dial the main number, and press "0" to speak with the operator. You can then ask to be transferred to the mailroom.
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Before you can visit an inmate, you will need to be approved. Your inmate must send you a visiting form (CDC 106). This form MUST be signed by your inmate before he sends it you you. Once you receive your visiting questionnaire, fill it out TRUTHFULLY and don't leave any questions blank. Then, once you are finished, send your completed questionnaire to:

Attn: Visiting Sergeant
East Gate Visiting
(Inmate Name, CDC #)
San Quentin State Prison
San Quentin, CA 94974

The average wait for a response is 4-8 weeks, from the time your application is received by the visiting staff. In some cases, it takes longer than 8 weeks. I suggest calling the visiting department if your wait is longer than 8 weeks, and find out if your application has been received. They will NOT tell you if you have been approved or disapproved over the phone. It is the responsibility of the inmate to relay that information to you. If you are APPROVED, the inmate will be notified. If you are DISAPPROVED, the inmate will be notified AND you will be mailed a written response with details of the denial.

Reasons for DISAPPROVAL include (but are not limited to):

Lying on your application
Being a Convicted Felon (you must have prior written approval from the warden before stepping on prison grounds)
Leaving Questions Blank
Having UNPAID tickets (of ANY kind)
Having Outstanding Warrants
Being on Active Parole/Probation (you will need prior approval from the Warden)

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You’re Approved!! It’s time to visit your inmate. Here’s what you need to know:

-Visiting inmates housed in Reception and Adjustment centers:

Non-contact Visiting Days: Saturday & Sunday.
***Friday visiting suspended indefinitely effective 7-17-09

You must call in and schedule a visit 7 days in advance from the day you wish to visit (i.e. Thursday for next Thursday).

Someone is available to schedule visiting appointments, daily,
from 8:00AM-10:00AM at (415) 455-5022.

You must have the inmate's CDC number and an approved visiting status to schedule an appointment.

If you have an appointment, you must arrive at least 15 minutes early to ensure that your appointment does not get cancelled.

There are 56 visiting slots on Saturdays and Sundays.

You may only schedule one visit per weekend.

-Visiting inmates housed in Condemned row and Grade B AdSeg Line:

Contact Visiting Days: Saturday and Sunday

You must call in and schedule a visit 7 days in advance from the day you wish to visit

Someone is available to schedule visiting appointments, Mondays - Saturdays, from 8:00AM-10:00AM at (415) 455-5023.

You must have the inmate's CDC number and an approved visiting status to schedule an appointment.

If you have an appointment, you must arrive at least 15 minutes early to ensure that your appointment does not get cancelled.


-Visiting general population inmates:

Contact Visiting Days:

Saturdays and Sundays, 7:30AM-2:30PM

No appointment is necessary.

You must be an approved visitor and must have a valid ID in your possession.

You may not visit an inmate while he is working. You much come during his non-working hours or days off. The inmate should inform you what days and hours he is off work.

The inmate informs you of your visiting approval status. You will not be able to get this information from any prison office.


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Here is some additional information (taken directly from the CDC Inmate Visiting Guidelines) :


Visiting On Five Major Holidays

Each Institution shall have visiting scheduled on the following Holidays. The five major holidays may or
may not be on a regularly scheduled visiting day.

• New Year’s Day
• July 4 (Independence Day)
• Labor Day
• Thanksgiving Day
• Christmas Day

Visitor Questionnaire Process

The inmate should sign a Visitor Questionnaire (CDC Form 106) and send it to family members and
friends to visit. All adult visitors must complete the questionnaire and return it to the Visiting Sergeant by
mail. The Visiting staff must approve the questionnaire before the person may visit. This should take
approximately 30 working days. The CDC Form 106 must be filled out completely and accurately.
Failure to provide all requested information might result in the request being either denied or delayed.

Adult Visitors

The inmate will let each visitor know that they are approved. Any visitor approved at one institution shall
be approved to visit the same inmate upon transfer to another institution. A visitor may be required to
update the Visitor Questionnaire after 24 months.

Acceptable Identification

• A valid state driver's license with picture (not laminated).
• A valid state Department of Motor Vehicles Identification Card with picture (not laminated).
• A valid Armed Forces Identification Card with picture.
• Identification Card issued by the United States Department of Justice Immigration and
Naturalization Services with picture.
• Picture Passport.
• Picture identification Matricula Consular De Alta Seguridad (MCAS) issued by the
Mexican Consulate.

Visitor Attire

It is recommended that visitors dress conservatively and with the following guidelines in mind.
Inappropriate attire will be reason to deny a visit. Any alteration to clothing once a visitor is inside the
visiting area will be grounds for terminating the visit.

Prohibited Attire

• Clothing which, in any combination of shades or types of material/fabric, resembles California
State-issued inmate clothing, blue denim or chambray shirts and blue denim pants.
• Clothing that resembles law enforcement or military-type clothing, including rain gear.
• Hats, wigs or hairpieces (except with prior written approval of the Visiting Sergeant).
• Clothing that exposes the breast/chest area, genital area, or buttocks.
• Dresses, skirts, pants, and shorts exposing more than two inches above the knee, including slits
when standing.
• Sheer or transparent garments.
• Strapless or "spaghetti” strap tops.
• Clothing exposing the midriff area.
• Clothing or accessories displaying obscene or offensive language or drawings.
• Brassieres with metal underwires or any other detectable metal are not permitted.

Allowable items:

• Identification Card.
• One Handkerchief, no bandannas.
• Tissue Pack, unopened.
• Clear Change Purse.
• $50 Per Adult and $20.00 Per Minor Visitor, in Coin or One Dollar Bills Only.
• Comb or Brush.
• Two Keys On A Ring with No Attachments.
• 10 Photographs.
• Indian Medicine Bag, upon inspection and approval.
• Two small (less than 12 inches in length) solid toys.
• One Infant Carrier.
• Six Disposable Diapers.
• Factory-Sealed Baby Wipes.
• Two Transparent Plastic Baby Bottles of Pre-Mixed Formula/Milk/Juice Per Baby.
• One Transparent Pacifier.
• Three Jars of Factory Sealed Baby Food and One Plastic Baby Spoon.
• One Single-Layer Baby Blanket.
• One Transparent Diaper Bag.
• One Change of Baby Clothing.
• One Single-Layer Burp Cloth.

Visitors may retain only life-sustaining, condition-stabilizing medication with the prescribing
physician's written statement of its immediate need, and only in the physician's prescribed amount
immediately required to sustain or stabilize the condition during the visit. The physician’s written
statement shall include the physician’s medical license number, address, and phone number.

All medication shall be in its original pharmacy container with the patient's name, pharmacy, name of
medication, prescribed dosage, and the physician's name indicated on the container's label.
Nonprescription medicine is not permitted.

Prohibited Items

• All tobacco and tobacco products.
• Food. All refreshments are to be purchased from the vending machines located in the visiting
room, except Camps and Ranches.
• Chewing gum.
• Purses.
• Cameras.
• Pagers.
• Cell phones.
• Writing materials or books, unless approved prior to entering the Visiting Room.

Visiting Room Procedures

Each visitor and inmate is responsible for his or her own conduct while visiting. Violation of the rules
and regulations may result in termination, restriction, suspension, or denial of visits. Additionally,
disciplinary action may be taken against the inmate. An inmate and his/her visitor(s) are allowed to
briefly embrace and kiss at the beginning and end of their visit. An inmate may hold his or her minor
children. Inmates may also hold minor children accompanied by an adult. Children are to remain
under the direct supervision and control of the visiting parent or guardian at all times. Holding hands
on top of the table in plain view is permitted, with no other physical contact. Excessive contact,
(kissing, massaging, stroking, and sitting with legs intertwined or sitting on laps) could result in
termination of the visit. Nursing mothers shall be discreet and covered when breast-feeding their baby
in the visiting area. Failure to do so may result in termination of visiting for that day. Inmates cannot
receive any items, gifts, money, jewelry, or documents during a visit. However, the adult visitor may
ask for a pencil and notebook paper as needed. Smoking is not allowed in the visiting rooms or
outside patios in the institutions at any time.

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Some prisons are different, but here is some information that pertains to most California Prisons:

The visitor(s) shall adhere to all institutional procedures and departmental regulations while on institutions grounds. Participation in the Family Visiting Program is restricted to immediate family members, unless a legal foster relationship exists. Immediate family members are defined as legal spouse of the inmate and the inmate's legal stepchildren.

Required Documentation Needed for Each Family Visit:

Proof of marriage shall be established by the inmate’s assigned Correctional Counselor, prior to a family visit being approved. A certified marriage certificate shall be required and presented to the Family Visiting Officer prior to each visit. A marriage certificate is required for both stepparents and the inmate’s wife. No Photostat copies will be accepted.

You must bring positive identification showing a photo for every visitor 18 years of age or over. Positive valid identification shall be one of the following. Drivers license, DMV Identification Card, passport, USINS card, military I.D. or other piece of governmental identification. The inmate's brother, sister, children and grandchildren (minors and adults) must present birth certificates prior to each family visit. Grandparents must bring verification of relationship prior to the family visit. This can be done presenting the inmate's birth certificate and the inmate's parent's certified birth certificate (the grandparent's child) to show family lineage. An inmate’s minor children visiting without their natural mother, must be accompanied by an approved adult visitor. Who must present a written notarized approval from the minor child's natural parent or legal guardian.
All certificates must be obtained through the county recorder's office and must be embossed or have inked county seat.


Authorized Property for Family Visits:

Visitors are authorized to possess the following items while participating in the family visiting program:

* One bag of clothing per visitor in paper, plastic or canvas duffel type bags. No suitcases are permitted.

* Soft bound books and magazines only (not to exceed ten)

* The visitor must provide washcloths and dishtowels. Bath towels will be provided by the institution.

Visitors with Children:

Disposable diapers only, baby powder, baby food, and formula may be brought into the institution in factory-sealed containers only. Children's toys shall be simple games, coloring books, colored or regular pencils, or crayons. Only searchable toys will be allowed in.

Food for Family Visits:


The inmate, through the institution, purchases all of the food for the family visits. All food items not consumed on the visit must be taken home with the visitor or disposed of in an approved manner. Nothing may be taken back into the institution by the inmate.

Special Note: Only prescribed medication will be allowed. All medication must be accompanied by the current prescription and is subject to prior approval by the Chief medical Officer (CMO). A letter from your doctor listing your medication must be returned with your confirmation. Any person(s) visiting San Quentin State Prison (SQ), on a family visit, who needs narcotic medication, or life sustaining medication(s) or life sustaining apparatus, must have prior approval to participate in the family visiting program. Approval can be obtained by having your physician submit a letter to the CMO or SQ to explain the extent of your medical problem and be in approval of your overnight visit to the prison. Failure to have prior written approval will result in your visit being denied upon arrival at the institution.



A REMINDER: IT IS ILLEGAL TO BRING WEAPONS, AMMUNITION, TEARGAS, ALCOHOL, CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES OR NARCOTICS INTO A PENAL INSTITUTION. NO SMOKING ALLOWED.


Clothing:

The same dress code applies for family visitors as regular visitors when entering and exiting the institution. Undergarments must be gender specific.

The following items are NOT allowed:

Clothing for inmates, garment bags, or hangers, blue denim jeans or jackets (male or female), sweats or jogging suits.

Cosmetics and basic hygiene:


The following cosmetic items listed are limited in quantity as to what is necessary for the duration of the visit. All items must be able to be searched with a limit of (5)

1. Makeup foundation 2. Blush 3. Eyeliner 4. Mascara 5. Lipstick

A spouse shall be permitted to bring into the institution a maximum of (10) commercially sealed condoms. All unused condoms shall be retained in their sealed containers and taken out of the institution by the visiting spouse. Under no circumstances shall an inmate be permitted to possess condoms outside of the family visiting quarters.

***NO ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES AND NO AEROSOL CONTAINERS***

The following items must be factory sealed or in clear containers with clear contents (one of each) and must not contain alcohol and cannot be flammable:

1. Shampoo 2. Conditioner 3. Facial Cleanser 4. Toothpaste 5. Toothbrush 6. Bath Soap 7. Deodorant 8. Feminine hygiene 9. Lotion

All the items listed above depict those items that are authorized. Any items not listed above shall be considered unauthorized and will not be admitted into the institution.

CONFIRMATION

ALL PAPERWORK MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE FAMILY VISITING COORDINATOR AT LEAST 21 DAYS PRIOR TO THE VISIT. PLEASE NOTE: WE WILL ONLY ACCEPT CASHIER'S CHECKS OR MONEY ORDERS. ALL FUNDS SUBMITTED FOR FAMILY VISITS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. MAKE CHECKS OR MONEY ORDERS PAYABLE TO THE INMATE.


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From our PTO member Cysreese:

My husband sends me the food list just in case I want to add or change something and so that I can send all paperwork together.

He sends the Exemption Of Family Visit/Temporary Community Leave Funds from Restitution Fines/Orders. It has the amount of money you will send for the family visit, put an x where is states "these funds are to pay for food during a Family visit (FV) At the bottom you will sign and date it.

Family visit menu order form for the food. Then there is a white slip that has your husband's/son's name and CDC number and all those that will be visiting. It has the dates of the family visit. It also has on the paper two boxes for you to check. The first one says you will arrive as schedule between whatever times is on the paper and the second box says you will not arrive and to please cancel the visit.

He also sends a pink form which is his trust account withdrawal order form with his info and he signs and dates it. When I am done looking over everything I send it back to the address provided on the paper with all visitors names on it.

White form- Names with visitors on it and if you will be attending the FV.
Pink form-Trust fund paper
Yellow paper- Exemption Of Family Visit/Temporary Community Leave Funds from Restitution Fines/Orders.
White paper- Food menu



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Default Hotels/Motels near San Quentin, CA

Here are several hotels/motels near San Quentin, CA:

Acqua Hotel
(415) 380-0400
555 Redwood Hwy,
Mill Valley, CA

Best Western Corte Madera Inn

(415) 924-1502
56 Madera Blvd
Corte Madera, CA

Courtyard by Marriott Larkspur Landing San Francisco Bay Area

(415) 925-1800
2500 Larkspur Landing Cir
Larkspur, CA

Days Inn Gateway to San Francisco

(415) 453-3450
737 Francisco Blvd E
San Rafael, CA

Golden Gate Trailer Court
(415) 924-0683
2000 Redwood Hwy,
Greenbrae, CA

Marin Park
(415) 461-5199
2140 Redwood Hwy
Greenbrae, CA

Marin Suites Hotel
(415) 924-3608
45 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA

Panama Hotel

(415) 457-3993
4 Bayview St
San Rafael, CA

San Rafael Inn
(415) 454-9470
865 Francisco Blvd E
San Rafael, CA

Tamalpais Hotel Service
(415) 925-1131
100 Drakes Landing Rd Ste 150
Greenbrae, CA
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Default Places to Eat Near San Quentin State Prison

Adels Restaurants
(415) 461-3877
189 Sir Francis Drake Blvd
Greenbrae, CA

California Bakery & Restaurant

(415) 453-3513
41 Simms St # A
San Rafael, CA

E & O Trading Company Restaurant

(415) 925-0303
2231 Larkspur Landing Cir
Larkspur, CA

Jade Kitchen
(415) 924-4842
5605 Paradise Dr
Corte Madera, CA

LA Spiga D'Oro Wholesale Pasta
(415) 453-7000
75 Pelican Way Ste J
San Rafael, CA

Le Croissant Restaurant
(415) 456-0164
150 Bellam Blvd Ste 210
San Rafael, CA

Le Patissier Bakery Plant
(415) 457-4571
1945 Francisco Blvd E Ste S
San Rafael, CA

Lucindas Mexican Food to Go
(415) 388-0754
930 Redwood Hwy
Mill Valley, CA

McDonald's
(415) 927-4230
201 Corte Madera Town Ctr
Corte Madera, CA

Noah's New York Bagels
(415) 925-9971
170 Bon Air Shopping Ctr
Greenbrae, CA

Pantry Cafe Deli
(415) 453-9605
2165 Francisco Blvd E
San Rafael, CA

Pioneer Kitchen
(415) 258-8224
1 Main St
San Quentin, CA

Real American Restaurants
(415) 257-4210
3020 Kerner Blvd # Bi
San Rafael, CA

Subway Sandwiches & Salads

(415) 453-3333
55 Bellam Blvd
San Rafael, CA

TOGO'S EATERY

(415) 461-9778
2401 Larkspur Landing Cir
Larkspur, CA

Viking Submarine Sandwiches

(415) 485-1948
1121 Francisco Blvd E
San Rafael, CA

Wendy's
(415) 485-1436
910 Andersen Dr
San Rafael, CA

Yu Shang Mandarin Restaurant
(415) 457-9199
180 Bellam Blvd
San Rafael, CA

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Default Driving Directions to San Quentin, CA

Planning on driving to San Quentin? This info should help:

From Sacramento:

Start out going WEST on I ST toward 9TH ST. 0.4 miles
Merge onto I-5 S / CA-99 S. 0.7 miles
Take the I-80-BR W exit toward SAN FRANCISCO. 0.7 miles
Merge onto CAPITAL CITY FWY / US-50 W. 3.1 miles
CAPITAL CITY FWY / US-50 W becomes I-80 W. 61.5 miles
Take the RICHMOND PKWY / FITZGERALD DR exit toward I-580 / SAN RAFAEL. 0.3 miles
Turn RIGHT onto RICHMOND PKWY. 5.1 miles
Stay STRAIGHT to go onto CASTRO ST. 1.6 miles
Merge onto I-580 W via the ramp on the LEFT toward SAN RAFAEL (Portions toll). 7.1 miles
Take the exit toward FRANCISCO BLVD / US-101 S / SAN FRANCISCO. 0.1 miles
Turn RIGHT onto BELLAM BLVD. 0.4 miles
BELLAM BLVD becomes BAYPOINT VILLAGE DR. 0.1 miles
Turn RIGHT onto BAY POINT DR. 0.1 miles
End at San Quentin, CA 94974, US

From Redding:
Start out going WEST on SHASTA ST toward CA-273 S / CA-299 E / MARKET ST. <0.1 miles
Turn LEFT onto CA-273 S / CA-299 E / MARKET ST. <0.1 miles
Turn LEFT onto CA-299 E / TEHEMA ST. Continue to follow CA-299 E. 1.3 miles
Merge onto I-5 S via EXIT 2A toward RED BLUFF / SACRAMENTO. 125.6 miles
Take I-505 S toward WINTERS / SAN FRANCISCO. 33.3 miles
Merge onto I-80 W via the exit on the LEFT toward SAN FRANCISCO. 35.6 miles
Take the RICHMOND PKWY / FITZGERALD DR exit toward I-580 / SAN RAFAEL. 0.3 miles
Turn RIGHT onto RICHMOND PKWY. 5.1 miles
Stay STRAIGHT to go onto CASTRO ST. 1.6 miles
Merge onto I-580 W via the ramp on the LEFT toward SAN RAFAEL (Portions toll). 7.1 miles
Take the exit toward FRANCISCO BLVD / US-101 S / SAN FRANCISCO. 0.1 miles
Turn RIGHT onto BELLAM BLVD. 0.4 miles
BELLAM BLVD becomes BAYPOINT VILLAGE DR. 0.1 miles
Turn RIGHT onto BAY POINT DR. 0.1 miles
End at San Quentin, CA 94974, US

From San Rafael (N. San Francisco Area):
Start out going EAST on 4TH ST toward B ST. 0.4 miles
Turn RIGHT onto HETHERTON ST. 0.1 miles
Merge onto US-101 S toward SAN FRANCISCO / OAKLAND. 0.7 miles
Take the I-580 E exit toward RICHMOND BR / OAKLAND. 0.2 miles
Take the exit toward FRANCISCO BLVD. 0.1 miles
Turn LEFT onto BELLAM BLVD. 0.4 miles
BELLAM BLVD becomes BAYPOINT VILLAGE DR. 0.1 miles
Turn RIGHT onto BAY POINT DR. 0.1 miles
End at San Quentin, CA 94974, US

From Los Angeles:
Start out going NORTHWEST on E 1ST ST toward N MAIN ST. 0.1 miles
Turn RIGHT onto N BROADWAY. 0.3 miles
Merge onto US-101 N toward HOLLYWOOD FWY / HARBOR FWY. 10.3 miles
Take CA-170 N toward SACRAMENTO. 6.7 miles
Merge onto I-5 N. 292.9 miles
Take I-580 W toward TRACY / SAN FRANCISCO (Portions toll). 79.5 miles
Take the exit toward FRANCISCO BLVD / US-101 S / SAN FRANCISCO. 0.1 miles
Turn RIGHT onto BELLAM BLVD. 0.4 miles
BELLAM BLVD becomes BAYPOINT VILLAGE DR. 0.1 miles
Turn RIGHT onto BAY POINT DR. 0.1 miles
End at San Quentin, CA 94974, US
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