• Visitors from all over the world come to explore the tranquility, beauty, and nature sounds of Muir Woods National Monument.

    Muir Woods

    National Monument California

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  • 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 »

For Teachers

Muir Woods National Monument offers the perfect outdoor classroom to engage students in inquiry science. Please visit http://www.nps.gov/goga/forteachers/index.htm for complete information on education programs at Muir Woods and other areas of the Golden Gate National Parks.

The following educational programs are offered at Muir Woods National Monument:

Into the Redwood Forest immerses 3-5 grade clue-seeking scientists in the wonders of Muir Woods, from the very small to the very tall.

Rings, Ripples, & Echoes guides K-5 species spotters on a magical journey through Muir Woods and other natural communities along the Redwood Creek Watershed.

Did You Know?

Plants being grown in nursery at Muir Woods.

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...