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 »
Photo by NPS Park Ranger Lou Salas Sian
Check Out a Photo Essay about Parking at Muir Woods
Summer is the busiest time for Muir Woods when people have the most difficult time of finding a place to park. Click here for a parking photo essay.
Muir Woods is part of a redwood range that spans the California/Oregon border to Monterey. Click here to read a ranger's tips about the best way to experience the coast redwood forest during a busy summer.
Did You Know?
Every year Convergent Ladybugs migrate to Muir Woods from California’s central valley seeking the cool refuge of the redwood forest. You can see them resting in large clumps on plants and fence posts.