• Visitors appear very small amongst the redwood trees.

    Muir Woods

    National Monument California


Muir Woods National Monument
1 Muir Woods Road
Mill Valley, CA 94941

GPS Coordinates
Lattitude: 37 degrees 53.519 minutes North
Longitude: 122 degrees 34.253 minutes West

No Cell Phone Service

Please enjoy (and remember to plan ahead for) no cell phone service in Muir Woods! If you are taking a taxi service to the park, ask the driver to return to pick you up as you are not able to make a phone call or use internet on your phone to call a taxi otherwise.


Driving to Muir Woods?

From San Francisco

Muir Woods is located 11 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Take Highway 101 North
Take the Mill Valley/Highway 1/ Stinson Beach Exit.
Follow the signs to Highway 1
Follow the signs to Muir Woods.

From the East Bay

Take the Highway 580/Richmond/San Rafael Bridge West
Take Highway 101 South
Take the Stinson Beach/Mill Valley Ext
Follow the signs to Highway 1
Follow the signs to Muir Woods

Vehicles over 35 feet long are prohibited. There are no RV parking facilities.

Click here for an interactive map with driving directions to Muir Woods National Monument.

Please refer to Traffic and Travel Tips and Travel Advisories for more details.

Two green and white Muir Woods Shuttles at the Muir Woods stop. Passengers who take the shuttle have better parking near Highway 101 and are within steps to the Muir Woods entrance.  Marin Transit Route 66,   operates on weekends and holidays only, from March 29 through October 26, 2014.

Two Muir Woods Shuttles stop near the Muir Woods entrance. Passengers who ride the shuttle find more available parking near Highway 101, board the shuttle, and arrive within steps to the park entrance.

NPS photo by Ranger Lou Salas Sian

On summer weekends and holidays only, the Muir Woods Shuttle picks up passengers near Highway 101 where parking is more available and drops them off within steps to the Muir Woods entrance. The Muir Woods Shuttle operates from April 4, through October, 2015.

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