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 »
Doing Business with the Park
New! 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. Please click to access the most current manual (Spring 2013) for commercial operators.
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. Click to learn more about CUAs and download an application. Or, visit
Did You Know?
Muir Woods’ Cathedral Grove hosted the first United Nations conference May 19, 1945. Present were delegates from 48 nations to establish a lasting peace following the Second World War. More...