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Directions to Catlin Gabel School

Location

Catlin Gabel School is at 8825 SW Barnes Road in Portland, Oregon 97225. You can find us adjacent to St. Vincent Hospital.
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How to Get Here by Car, Bike, or Transit and inclement weather notifications

Driving west on Hwy 26
Take Highway 26 to SW Barnes Road--Exit 69 B. Turn right onto Baltic Avenue and then an immediate right onto SW Barnes Road. See the “School Crossing” sign and turn left at the third set of traffic lights onto Catlin Gabel’s campus. When on campus, turn right at the “T” intersection and follow the “Administration” and “Parking” signs. You will go over two speed bumps leading to the large parking lot. You may drop off at the flagpole or park your vehicle. Parking is free. Walk and follow the “Campus Center” and “Administration” signs and look for the flagpole. Admissions is located in the “Administration--Toad Hall” building.
 
Driving east on Hwy 26
Travelling east on Highway 26, take Exit 69 B. Stay in the right-hand lane and circle under Hwy 26 until you come to SW Barnes Road. Turn right at the lights onto SW Barnes Road. Follow SW Barnes Road, and after the second traffic light, see the “School Crossing” sign and turn left onto Catlin Gabel’s campus. When on campus, turn right at the “T” intersection and follow the “Administration” and “Parking” signs. You will go over two speed bumps leading to the large parking lot. You may drop off at the flagpole or park your vehicle. Parking is free. Walk and follow the “Campus Center” and “Administration” signs and look for the flagpole. Admissions is located in the “Administration--Toad Hall” building.
 
Driving north on Hwy 217
Take Highway 217 north to SW Barnes Road exit. Turn right onto SW Barnes Road. After the second traffic light see the “School Crossing” sign and turn left at the entrance to Catlin Gabel School. When on campus, turn right at the “T” intersection and follow the “Administration” and “Parking” signs. You will go over two speed bumps leading to the large parking lot. You may drop off at the flagpole or park your vehicle. Parking is free. Walk and follow the “Campus Center” and “Administration” signs and look for the flagpole. Admissions is located in the “Administration--Toad Hall” building.
 
Driving west on Burnside Road/SW Barnes Road
Take Burnside Road west, which becomes SW Barnes Road. From the city core, come up Burnside past Pittock Mansion to the top of the hill.  At the cemetary, keep left as the road forks to Skyline Boulevard. Travel west past the QFC shopping area and Cornell Farms Nursery. Pass the Oregon College of Art (on your right) and take the second right onto Catlin Gabel’s campus. (Look for the “School Crossing” sign on Barnes). When on campus, turn right at the “T” intersection and follow the “Administration” and “Parking” signs. You will go over two speed bumps leading to the large parking lot. You may drop off at the flagpole or park your vehicle. Parking is free. Walk and follow the “Campus Center” and “Administration” signs and look for the flagpole. Admissions is located in the “Administration--Toad Hall” building.
 
Driving east on SW Barnes Road
Pass SW Cedar Hills Blvd and the Sunset Transit Center. Stay in the left lane and turn left onto SW Barnes Road. After your second traffic light, see the “School Crossing” sign and turn left onto Catlin Gabel School’s campus. When on campus, turn right at the “T” intersection and follow the “Administration” and “Parking” signs. You will go over two speed bumps leading to the large parking lot. You may drop off at the flagpole or park your vehicle. Parking is free. Walk and follow the “Campus Center” and “Administration” signs and look for the flagpole. Admissions is located in the “Administration--Toad Hall” building.
 
Traveling on TriMet/MAX Line  (From the east or west)
Take the TriMetT/MAX Blue or Red line to Sunset Transit Center. Walk east up the stairs toward St. Vincent Hospital. Walk .75 of a mile on SW Barnes Road and turn left onto Catlin Gabel’s campus. When on campus, turn right at the “T” intersection and follow the “Administration” sign. You will pass two speed bumps leading to the large parking lot. Walk and follow the “Campus Center” and “Administration” signs and look for the flagpole. Admissions is located in the “Administration--Toad Hall” building.
 
By bicycle
Take the TriMet/MAX Blue or Red line to Sunset Transit Center or the bike lanes to SW Barnes Road. Travel east on SW Barnes road and enter Catlin Gabel’s campus. Stay on the right at the “T” intersection over the small hill. There are bike racks between the library and the modern languages building and by the gym. Follow the “Campus Center” and “Administration” signs to the flagpole and ask at reception where you can lock your bike.
 
TriMet Bus
The #20 bus arrives just a few yards each direction from campus on SW Barnes Road. Use TriMet’s Trip Planner to plan your route.
 
Inclement weather
Please see the Catlin Gabel homepage if snow or inclement weather is expected. See the right side banner under “News” for updates. School closures will post early in the morning, so please check the website often at www.catlin.edu.