Welcome to Cypress Lawn

A Bay Area Treasure, Faithfully Preserved Since 1892

In the late 1800s, Hamden Holmes Noble envisioned a sanctuary of healing and beauty nestled alongside the Bay Area peninsula. His dream became a reality with the establishment of Cypress Lawn. Over the past century, many larger-than-life individuals have been laid to rest here, characters who were integral to California’s early years – and the foundation of the West. Their memories echo throughout our hallowed grounds, a treasured part of the fabric of our compelling and unique heritage.

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A Sanctuary of Unparalleled Natural Beauty

Cypress Lawn is a serene oasis within the Bay Area. Not only is it rich in cultural and historical significance, but it’s also a place surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty and captivating views. Visitors come to Cypress Lawn to plan their arrangements, tour our internationally recognized arboretum, and view our exquisite architecture. Death is part of the circle of life, but we want this to be a place where both the young and the old can visit to enjoy and savor life.

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Over 100 Years of Service, and We're Just Getting Started

Although Cypress Lawn has helped families grieve death and celebrate life for more than a century, we never stop seeking possibilities that will enable us to better serve Bay Area families. It’s our honor to assist people of all faiths and ethnicities, and we do so with compassion and expertise. Your preferences and traditions matter to us. We will help you memorialize your loved one in a way that truly reflects who they were, whether that’s through a funeral, burial, or cremation.

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PLAN AHEAD

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DISCOVER

Take a trolley tour of our memorial park

A free, docent-led tour of our historic and beautiful grounds

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Update on Our COVID-19 Safety Plan

Since the start of the pandemic, COVID-19 has taken over 25,300 lives within the state of California. While we head into 2021 with hope and can see the light at the end of the tunnel, our team at Cypress Lawn…
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Why Planning Ahead is Important Amid the Pandemic

Last year has shown us that there’s no way we can predict what’s coming. As our nation mourns the loss of over 330,000 Americans due to the devastating pandemic, many of us had to say goodbye to loved ones much…
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Navigating the Pandemic: The Resilience of Cypress Lawn

Since the founding of Cypress Lawn in 1892, our team has been guided by a set of values that have continued to fill us with purpose as we have maneuvered the many ups and downs of this past century. To…
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1370 El Camino Real · Colma, CA 94014

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Colma
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