• 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 »

Event Details

  • 05/10/2014

    Location: Plaza in front of the Visitor Center Time: 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM Fee Information: Free

Join us for the 14th Annual International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD). A FREE event filled with activities and fun for all ages. Throughout the Western Hemisphere, people flock to parks, community centers, refuges and town squares to learn about wild birds, take action to conserve birds and their habitats, and simply have fun. Visit with scientists conducting mist netting and bird banding research, learn how to track birds with telemetry techniques, identify birds and plants on walks at Muir Beach, go on an evening walk in search of owls, make bird masks and binoculars, see live rescued birds, get your hands and heart into a habitat restoration project to benefit birds and other wildlife, learn how to draw and paint bires  from professional scientific illustrators, go on a scavenger hunt, and hear bird programs in Spanish. Bring the family and join us for the IMBD celebration! For more information, phone (415) 388-2596.