Forest Knolls is one of 5 hamlets that make up the San Geronimo Valley Community along with Lagunitas, San Geronimo, Woodacre, and Nicasio. The Valley is located just west of the Town of Fairfax – a thriving, eco-conscious and diverse community with a wonderful organic & natural foods grocery, solar-powered Movie Theater, parks, coffee shops, fine dining, art and more. The San Geronimo Valley is known for mountain biking, hiking, equestrian sports, organic farming, art and music. The San Geronimo Public School offers a choice of Montesorri or Open School education programs. A Waldorf charter school is nearby. Special features of Valley Living include: the Arti Café, a Michelin rated local, organic Indian Restaurant; an active Senior Services program at the Valley Cultural & Community Center; world renowned Spirit Rock Meditation Center and the beautiful San Geronimo Golf Course that is open to the public & rated #1 in Marin County 5 years in a row. The Valley has several places that offer sports for all ages, yoga, music programs and meditation. Forest Knolls is approximately twenty minutes from the beach, a few miles to Samuel P. Taylor State Park, less than 45 minutes to the Golden Gate Bridge, and an hour to California’s Napa wine country.