NO. 222 LIME KILNS - Tradition is that the lime kilns were built by Russian stonemasons and worked by Indians during the Russian occupation of Sonoma County, which began in the spring of 1812. The Russians probably used the lime to whitewash their windmills, farm buildings, granaries, storehouses, and cattle yards, to tan hides, and to manufacture brick and tile.
300 ft W of State Hwy 1 (P.M. 22.1), 4.2 mi S of Olema (Park in the turnout that is 4.1 mi south of Olema. Head southeast through the meadow down to the creek. The kilns are west of HWY 1 and east of the creek.
The kilns are becoming over run by the surrounding vegetation. They can not be seen from the road. You need to go all the way down to the creek.