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 »
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?
Although once found across the northern hemisphere, Coastal Redwoods only exist along a narrow 500 mile coastal strip in northern California and southern Oregon.