• View of the Golden Gate Bridge, taken from the Marin Headlands, looking towards San Francisco at sunrise.

    Golden Gate

    National Recreation Area California

Muir Woods Image Gallery

SF bulletin hike through Muir Woods, c1920
San Francisco Bulletin Hike through Muir Woods, c 1920
Golden Gate NRA, Park Archives, Mildred L. Lewis Collection, GOGA 35352
 

Muir Woods National Monument protects one of the only stands of old-growth Coast Redwoods left in the Bay Area. President Theodore Roosevelt declared it a national monument in 1908 and it was subsequently named after the influential naturalist John Muir. In this gallery, explore historic and contemporary images of visitors and the majestic natural surroundings, including the nearby Mount Tamalpais area and Muir Beach.


Images within these albums may be used for any legitimate non-commercial public or press use with proper credit given to the National Park Service. If you have any questions or additional information on these images, please contact the Park Archives and Records Center’s reference archivist at 415-561-2807 or e-mail us.

 

Did You Know?

Endangered serpentine plant, Presidio clarkia

Serpentine soils are home to many rare and endangered plants because they lack nutrients and contain metals toxic to plants--conditions that have led to special adaptations in the plants that can survive on them.