Muir Woods Shuttle to Operate on Select Holidays Only
First time ever, Muir Woods Shuttle, Marin Transit Route 66 will operate on Thanksgiving weekend November 28 - December 1, Winter Solstice December 21, and day after Christmas to New Years Day, December 26 - January 1. Click for fees, schedule, & stops More »
Muir Beach Closed (not Muir Woods) July 8th to Mid-December 2013
This alert applies to Muir Beach, not Muir Woods. Muir Beach is CLOSED for restoration/construction until December 28, 2013. No restrooms or parking available at Muir Beach during this period. Check back for updates or call (415) 561-3054. More »
Trail Work Ahead
We're taking the time to repair our trails. Please don't be surprised on the trail to find it might be closed. The Hillside Trail is open through the winter. The Ocean View Trail is closed for the winter. The Bootjack is closed at the Spur More »
High Tides Forecast
Morning high tides are scheduled for Friday Dec. 13 - Tuesday Dec. 17, 2013. Flooding may force closure of the HWY 1 offramp. Detoured visitors should exit off HWY 101 at E. Blithedale Avenue in Mill Valley. See Map -- http://goo.gl/maps/yRuXS
Be A Junior Ranger
Junior Ranger Day at Muir Woods
This Sunday, April 21, 10 AM - 2PM. Fun booths, journal making, become a Muir Woods Junior Ranger (ages 8-12 years). Free event in front of the Muir Woods Visitor Center in partnership with Chico State students. Note: Event is free in front of the Visitor Center, but $7 entrance fee into the forest applies.
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?
Since it was started in the 1980s, the Redwood Creek Nursery has propagated 96 different species of native plants for 3 different plant communities: alder riparian, coast scrub/grassland, and Redwood/ Douglas fir understory. More...