The Dipsea Footbridge is Out!
The Dipsea Footbridge is out until further notice. Take the Deer Park Fire Road to connect with the Dipsea Trail at Muir Woods. See map of Muir Woods and Vicinity. Taking the extra steps protects you and endangered coho salmon. Do not cross Redwood Creek. More »
Muir Beach is OPEN
Muir Beach is open to the public every day, including holidays at 9 AM and closes one hour after sunset. More »
Be A Junior Ranger
Junior Ranger Day at Muir Woods
Last year, kids and families enjoyed the fun booths, talking with Park Rangers on horse back, journal making, and going on the Muir Woods Junior Ranger Program for ages 8-12 years. The free event in partnership with Chico State Field School will take place on April 19-20, 2014. Check back for details.
Be a Muir Woods Junior Ranger!
When you earn your Junior Ranger badge or certificate, you'll learn what park rangers do to help protect Muir Woods. As a Junior Ranger, you'll care for our national parks, teach others what you learn, and discover new ways to experience your environment. Pick up your free copy at the Visitor Center or download your very own here.
Redwood Discovery: A Quest at Muir Woods
Create lasting memories as you and your family solve the rhyming riddles of this free activity to learn some of the secrets of the Woods known by rangers, and now you! In the end, find the treasure box and earn bragging rights for completing Redwood Discovery: A Quest at Muir Woods! Download your free copy here or ask for one at the Visitor Center. Suitable for kids 6-12 years old.
Did You Know?
Fires over the centuries can hollow out a redwood, burning out a cave in the trunk of the living tree. Though the fire caves on some of the redwoods look fresh, the last forest fire that occurred in Muir Woods was about 160 years ago.