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    National Historic Site California

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  • Change In Park Schedule

    Starting on Monday, April 22nd, 2013, the John Muir National Historic Site will be operating under new days and hours. We will be open Wednesday through Sunday from 10am-5pm. The press release regarding change in operating hours can be downloaded at link. More »


Native Grasses only

Poacaeae (Grass)
Spike Redtop Agrostis exarata
California Brome Bromus carinatus
Blue Wild Rye Elymus glaucus
Giant Wild Rye Leymus codensatus
Creeping Wild Rye Leymus triticoides
California Melic Melica californica
Torrey Melic Melica torreyana
Foothill Needlegrass Nasella lepida
Purple Needlegrass Nasella pulchra
One-sided Bluegrass Poa secunda
Few-flowered fescue Vulpia microstachys

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

John Muir's father-in-law, Dr. John Strentzel, came to California in the Gold Rush of '49. Already a medical doctor, he became a ferryman, a farmer, a hotel & general store manager, and a winemaker. Dr. Strentzel had exhibited award winning wines as early as 1861.