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, and not Muir Woods. Muir Beach closed July 8th to mid-December 2013 for restoration/construction. 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 »
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?
Redwood Creek is home to some of California’s last remaining native run of Coho Salmon and Steelhead Trout. Every year after our first winter heavy rains the adult fish return from the Pacific Ocean to spawn.