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    John Muir

    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 »

Directions

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Directions-John Muir National Historic Site
Our Address is:
4202 Alhambra Ave
Martinez, CA 94553

By Car
From San Francisco: Eastbound I-80 (Oakland - San Francisco Bay Bridge) to eastbound Highway 4. Exit at Alhambra Avenue, turning left at bottom of the ramp. Cross beneath highway. The park is immediately on your left.

From San Jose: Take I-680 northbound or (From Sacramento) southbound I-680 to Highway 4 westbound. Exit at Alhambra Ave. Turn right at bottom of ramp. The park is located immediately on your left.

Recreational Vehicles: There is no parking available for RV's at John Muir NHS. Our parking lot is very small (16 spaces) and there is no room to maneuver a large RV. We recommend that you park on Walnut Ave. (just across the street from our Visitor Center).You may use the Chase bank to turn around in, but please don't park there.

Public Transportation
The closest BART stop is the Concord station. Transfer to The County Connection #16 bus, which stops at the park.

There is also an AMTRAK station in downtown Martinez (2 miles from here). Transfer to The County Connection #16 bus which stops at the park.

For more information and local travel assistance, please visit www.511.org

Airports
Both Oakland and San Francisco International Airports provide access to the area.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

John Muir visited every continent on planet Earth except one. The only continent without trees...thats right, Antarctica!