• 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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  • All Trails at Muir Woods are Open. Middle Green Gulch Trail at Muir Beach access limited.

    Middle Green Gulch trail is accessible at all times from the farm, starting at the office end of the farm. Access to Middle Green Gulch is closed from the Kaasai direction during the week. All trails open after 4:30 M -- F, and all day Saturday/Sunday. More »

  • Ranger's Tips on How to Experience Muir Woods Safely and How to Find Parking

    Parking is limited. Often visitors find shoulder parking and walk on the narrow road to the Visitor Center. Read the ranger's tips on the Best Times to Visit Muir Woods. Take the Muir Woods Shuttle weekends & holidays through October. 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?

Volunteer planting native vegetation along Redwood Creek.

Volunteers and staff of Redwood Creek Nursery and Muir Woods National Monument have planted approximately 20,000 plants along Redwood Creek since 2003. More...