The United States Geological Survey (USGS) Menlo Park Campus

USGS Menlo Park

The USGS Menlo Park facility, established in 1954, houses scientists from a wide range of USGS programs, including:

Photo of the entrance to the US Geological Survey Campus in Menlo Park, CA.


Map of USGS Menlo Park Campus
Map of the US Geological Survey Menlo Park Campus.

From Bayshore Freeway (US 101)

  • Take the Willow Road exit west to Menlo Park
  • Drive 1 mile to Middlefield Road and turn right
  • Drive 2 blocks and then turn left on Survey Lane at 345 Middlefield Road

From El Camino Real (US 82)

  • Turn northeast on Ravenswood Road in Menlo Park
  • Drive to the T-junction at Middlefield Road and turn right
  • Proceed 2 blocks to the USGS main entrance at 345 Middlefield Road
  • Turn right (southwest) on Survey Lane at 345 Middlefield Road

To Use Public Transportation on the Peninsula

  • Take CalTrain to the Menlo Park Station
  • Take the SamTrans Bus 296 (Bayshore/Donohoe) to the Menlo Park Facility

It is less than a mile walk from the Menlo Park Station to the Menlo Park Facility. Follow these directions if you prefer to walk:

  • Head south from the train station about 100 yards to Ravenswood Avenue
  • Turn left (northeast) and walk down Ravenswood about a half a mile to Middlefield Road
  • Turn right (southeast) and the facility is two blocks down on the right hand side of the street
  • Turn right (west) on Survey Lane


Parking is available on the traffic circle and in the other parking lots at the facility.