Map and Directions to the Southwest Fisheries Science Center Facilities
Find maps, directions, and parking information for our three main facilities.
La Jolla Laboratory Location and Parking
The La Jolla Laboratory is located on the campus of Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego.
8901 La Jolla Shores Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037-1508
Phone: (858) 546-7000
Visitor parking is available in the parking structure located inside the NOAA building. The entrance is located in the center of the building, facing the UC San Diego parking lot. Please enter, park, and sign in at the front desk where visitors can obtain a parking permit from the receptionist.
Park on La Jolla Shores Drive or adjacent surface streets. Street parking is limited to 2 hours.
The La Jolla laboratory is on the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) route. For more information on planning your trip, go to the MTS Trip Planner.
Santa Cruz Laboratory Location and Parking
The Santa Cruz Laboratory is located in UC Santa Cruz's Coastal Science Campus at Terrace Point. You can enter the campus at the west end of Delaware Avenue.
110 McAllister Way
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone: (831) 420-3900
Parking on the Coastal Science Campus is limited. Options include:
We have a single visitor spot available, next to the water towers. At the NOAA parking gate, use the control panel to call your host to let you in. Aside from the single visitor spot, all NOAA parking requires a permit. If the visitor parking spot is taken, please exit the NOAA lot and proceed to UCSC lot 206 or street parking.
UCSC lot 206
Paid parking is available in lot 206 north of the Coastal Science Building. Permits are available from a paystation in the lot. More information is available from the university Transportation and Parking Services.
Park on Delaware and walk in.
There is a Santa Cruz Metro bus stop on McAllister in front of our lab and the UCSC Coastal Biology Building.
Monterey Laboratory Location and Parking
The Monterey laboratory is located in Heritage Harbor in downtown Monterey, California.
99 Pacific Street, Suite 255A
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831) 648-8515
Paid parking is available in the Heritage Harbor parking lot at 100 Pacific Street. Then entrance to the parking garage is located on Scott Street. Metered parking is also available on nearby streets.