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 »
Celebrate California Arbor Week by visiting the park on Sunday, March 9 at 1 PM for a special presentation by guest speakers Timmy Womick and Chad Brey of TreeCircus. In addition to the show, John Muir National Historic Site arborist Keith Park will demonstrate tree climbing in the park orchards. Family-oriented activities continue until 4 PM.
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.