• Visitors appear very small amongst the redwood trees.

    Muir Woods

    National Monument California

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  • No access to Muir Beach Parking Lot October 16-21

    Paving work on Pacific Way- no access (walking or driving) to Muir Beach parking lot Oct 16, 17, 20 and possibly 21 from 8am to 5pm, residents excepted.

  • Ranger's tips on 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 »

  • Trail closures: Middle Green Gulch Trail and Hillside Trails access limited.

    Hillside Trail closed 10/6-8 and after 10/14 for construction and rehab. Middle Green Gulch trail is accessible 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. More »

Doing Business with the Park

Most Commercial Operators Must Have a CUA

Commercial operators are required to learn and understand the rules, regulations, and park policy about bringing clients to Muir Woods. The 2014 Bus and Tour Guide Manual teaches you everything you need to know.

 
Commercial Use Authorizations
Muir Woods is a part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. The GGNRA grants commercial use authorizations for commercial carriers, outdoor fitness operators, and guided services.

Did You Know?

Entrance sign at Muir Woods National Monument

Muir Woods National Monument celebrated its 100th Anniversary on January 9, 2008. Muir Woods was the first National Monument created in an urban setting allowing people easy access. Today more than 800,000 people from all over the world come to visit each year. More...