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    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 »

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John Muir National Historic Site

Here at John Muir NHS we do accept donations for the park. We use the money to help support our children's educational programs, like the day long Environmental Living Program, or our Jr. Ranger program.

If there is a specific park project that you would like to support, please feel free to contact us here at the site Wednesday through Sunday from 10 AM to 5 PM (PT).

Donations in check form may be made out to either the National Park Service or John Muir National Historic Site and mailed to us here at:

John Muir National Historic Site
4202 Alhambra Ave.
Martinez, CA 94553

John Muir Association

The John Muir Association partners with the National Park Service at the John Muir National Historic Site to celebrate Muir's life, share his vision, and preserve his legacy. JMA encourages people of all ages to appreciate, protect and explore our most precious natural and historic lands.

Please visit the JMA online at the above link, or write to them at:

John Muir Association
P.O. Box 2433
Martinez, CA 94553

Muir Heritage Land Trust

One of our park partners dedicated to preserving land here in Contra Costa County. At 20 years old this year (2009), they have preserved over 1,800 acres of green space! They truly follow the preservation spirit of John Muir.

John Muir's Birthplace (Dunbar, Scotland) Visit the place where it all began for little Johnny!

National Parks and Conservation Association: The association that supports the National Park Service in many, many ways!

Sierra Club
The outdoor appreciation group John Muir and William Colby began in 1892!

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

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