Putah Creek Lodge: Location and Contact Information

Contact

Please contact the Putah Creek Lodge Event Venue Manager to discuss your upcoming event, to receive more information about the facility, or to schedule a site tour.

By Email

mupcl_reservations@ucdavis.edu

By Phone

530-752-1010

 

Location

Putah Creek Lodge is located on the main UC Davis campus in Davis, California.

Mailing Address 

232 ARC
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

Deliveries

For deliveries or Client/guest unloading and loading of equipment, arrangements must be made in advance with the Putah Creek Lodge Event Venue Manager. Putah Creek Lodge assumes no liability for any vehicles.

  • Delivery Directions
  • - From LaRue Road, make a right onto Putah Creek Lodge Drive.
    - Follow until the split in the road.
    - Stay to your left at the split in the road and then make an immediate right onto the frontage road.
    - Watch for pedestrians and bicyclists.
    - This space is for loading and unloading only. You MUST move your vehicle as soon as possible.

 

Directions and Parking

Please use the directions and parking information below to arrive at Putah Creek Lodge. You may also use Google Maps with the address inputted.

Driving Directions and Parking

  • From I-80 West (San Francisco)
  • - Take I-80 East toward Sacramento.
    - Take the CA-113 North exit toward Woodland.
    - Take Exit 27 toward UC Davis.
    - Merge onto Hutchinson Drive.
    - Turn right onto LaRue Road.
    - Turn right onto Garrod Drive.
    - Follow Garrod Drive until you come to the left turn only lane into a parking lot.
    - Turn left into the parking lot. The yellow parking permit dispenser is located straight ahead in the far left corner of the parking lot.
    - The closest parking spots to access the facility are in the far East corner of the parking lot. The lot is shaped like a "L".
  • From I-80 East (Sacramento)
  • - Take I-80 West toward San Francisco.

    - Take Exit 71 toward UC Davis.
    - Turn right onto Old Davis Road.
    - At the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit on LaRue Road.
    - Turn right onto Garrod Drive.

    - Follow Garrod Drive until you come to the left turn only lane into a parking lot. 
    - Turn left into the parking lot. The yellow parking permit dispenser is located straight ahead in the far left corner of the parking lot.
    - The closest parking spots to access the facility are in the far East corner of the parking lot. The lot is shaped like a “L”.

  • From I-5 North (Redding/Woodland)
  • - Take I-5 South toward Sacramento.
    - Take the CA-113 South interchange toward Davis.
    - Take Exit 27 for Hutchinson Drive toward UC Davis.
    - Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Hutchinson Drive.
    - Turn right onto LaRue Road.
    - Turn right onto Garrod Drive.
    - Follow Garrod Drive until you come to the left turn only lane into a parking lot.
    - Turn left into the parking lot. The yellow parking permit dispenser is located straight ahead in the far left corner of the parking lot.
    - The closest parking spots to access the facility are in the far East corner of the parking lot. The lot is shaped like a "L".

  • From Downtown Davis
  • - Take 1st Street West towards UC Davis and away from Downtown Davis.
    - Turn left onto Old Davis Road.
    - At the traffic circle, take the 1st exit onto LaRue Road.
    - Turn left to stay on LaRue Road.
    - Turn left onto Garrod Drive.
    - Follow Garrod Drive until you come to the left turn only lane into a parking lot.
    - Turn left into the parking lot. The yellow parking permit dispenser is located straight ahead in the far left corner of the parking lot.
    - The closest parking spots to access the facility are in the far East corner of the parking lot. The lot is shaped like a “L”.

Once you arrive on campus, the closest visitor parking lot to Putah Creek Lodge is the Putah Creek Lodge Parking Lot.

Purchase of a valid UC Davis parking permit is required to park on campus Monday - Friday from 7am - 10pm. Purchase of a parking permit is not required on weekends or University holidays, except during special events when parking attendants are present.

  • Purchasing UC Davis Visitor Parking Permits
  • UC Davis visitor permits have gone mobile.  The free ParkMobile app makes it easy to pay for parking at UC Davis right from your phone. Once you set up your account, simply select your parking zone, vehicle, pay for the day or hour, and go. It's smart, contactless payment in the palm of your hand! Please visit the following website to learn more about visitor parking rates and how to pay for parking with ParkMobile.

    UC Davis visitor permits are not valid in restricted spaces, loading zones, red zones, center core, and reserved areas.

  • Disabled Parking
  • Visitors with a disabled placard/plate may park without displaying an additional UC Davis parking permit in spaces where UC Davis DSA permits are honored. Disabled placards/plates are not valid in restricted spaces, loading zones, red zones, center core and reserved areas. More information regarding disabled parking on the UC Davis campus can be found on the UC Davis Transportation Services website

More information regarding vehicle parking can be found on the UC Davis Transportation Services website.

Bike Parking

Bike parking is available outside of Putah Creek Lodge. Bicycles are not permitted in the building and should be parked in designated bike parking areas.

More information regarding bike parking can be found on the UC Davis Transportation Services website.

Public Transportation

  • Train
  • Amtrak is the National Railroad Passenger Corporation train network. Amtrak's "Capitol Corridor" line stops at the train station in Downtown Davis. Putah Creek Lodge is approximately 2 miles from the Davis train station, making it accessible by driving, by biking, by walking, and by the UC Davis ASUCD run bus system, Unitrans.

    Driving, biking, and walking directions can be found by using Google Maps with the address inputted.

    The Unitrans A, B, and O lines will take you from the train station to either the UC Davis Memorial Union Bus Terminal or the UC Davis Silo Bus Terminal where you can walk or bike to Putah Creek Lodge. More information regarding Unitrans, including the system map and fares, can be found on the
    Unitrans website.
  • Bus from the West (Dixon, Vacaville, Fairfield, Benecia and the Pleasant Hill Area)
  • FAST's Solano Express is Solano County's public transit system. The Solano Express Blue Line is a bus route that operates between Pleasant Hill BART and Sacramento. The Solano Express Blue Line stops at the UC Davis Silo Bus Terminal where you can walk or bike to Putah Creek Lodge. More information regarding FAST's Solano Express, including the system schedule and fares, can be found on the FAST transit website.
  • Bus from the East (Sacramento)
  • The Causeway Connection is an intercampus shuttle chartered by UC Davis that operates between the main UC Davis Campus, downtown Sacramento and UC Davis Health. The Causeway Connection stops in front of the Mondavi Center where you can walk or bike to Putah Creek Lodge. More information regarding the Causeway Connection, including the system schedule and fares, can be found on the UC Davis Finance, Operations and Administration website.
  • Bus from the North (Woodland and the Sacramento International Airport)
  • Yolobus is Yolo County's public transit system. Yolobus routes 42A and 42B are intercity bus loops that operate from downtown Sacramento, through West Sacramento, Davis, Woodland, Sacramento International Airport, back to downtown Sacramento. Both routes stop at the UC Davis Memorial Union Bus Terminal where you can walk or bike to Putah Creek Lodge. More information regarding Yolobus, including the system schedule and fares, can be found on the Yolobus website.
  • Bus from within Davis
  • Unitrans is Davis' public transit system run by UC Davis' ASUCD. All Unitrans lines take you to either the UC Davis Memorial Union Bus Terminal or the UC Davis Silo Bus Terminal where you can walk or bike to Putah Creek Lodge. The Unitrans line you take to campus depends on where in Davis you are. More information regarding Unitrans, including the system map and fares, can be found on the Unitrans website.