• 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

  • 05/14/2014

    Location: Meet in front of the Visitor Center | Map Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Fee Information: Entrance fee applies

Explore the evening magic of Muir Woods, learning about the secret nightlife of an old-growth redwood forest.  This special walk begins one hour before sunset and will conclude with the dark of night!  We'll listen for owls, look for bats and use our senses to guide us through the trails.  This is an easy, 2 mile walk on paved trail.  Dress for the weather and bring a flashlight.  Children under 8 not advised.  Reservations required, phone 388-2596.