• Visitors from all over the world come to explore the tranquility, beauty, and nature sounds of Muir Woods National Monument.

    Muir Woods

    National Monument California

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  • 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 »

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    Muir Beach is open to the public every day, including holidays at 9 AM and closes one hour after sunset. More »


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


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. RVs must park on the street.

For an interactive map, please visit maps.google.com/maps and type in 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 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 March 29, 2014 to October 26, 2014.Click here for details about schedules and Muir Woods Shuttle stops.

Did You Know?

Ladybugs gathering on end of log at Muir Woods National Monument.

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.