A Tree Lover's Monument

When John Muir learned that William and Elizabeth Kent were naming a redwood forest near San Francisco in his honor, he declared, "This is the best tree-lovers monument that could possibly be found in all the forests of the world." The couple had purchased the land to preserve its beauty and restful wilderness; and in 1908, they donated it to the federal government to protect it from destruction.

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Features

Photo of a couple walking with a friend in a wheelchair at Muir Woods.

Access Information for People with Disabilities

Muir Woods is a part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Click to read about the many accessibility resources for you while in the park.

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Visitors walking along Muir Woods Road with many cars parked along the opposite side of the road

Parking and Transportation Meeting

Please join us for an informational meeting on January 6th to update you on efforts to address parking and traffic congestion around Muir Woods.

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One Tam

One Tam

Be part of ONE TAM, the campaign of the Tamalpais Lands Collaborative, and help ensure a healthy future for the mountain we cherish.

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Photo of three kids holding a piece of redwood, a banana slug, and deer antlers

It's Great to be a Kid!

Become a Junior Ranger (ages 8-12) or go on a Quest (ages 6-12) to learn the secrets of the forest on these fun and free kids activities.

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Child with a bucket, helping to clean up Ocean Beach at the California Coastal Cleanup Day.

Be A Park Hero! Volunteer for the GGNRA Today!

Learn how you can volunteer for GGNRA. There are many opportunities available for individuals, families, and even groups.

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Information about how to plan for a special event within the park.

Special Use Permits

Find out how to apply for a special use permit through the SPUG Office for filming, weddings, beach fires, or any other events that require a permit.

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