• 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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  • 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 »

Operating Hours & Seasons

Hours
Park is open every day at 8 AM, including holidays.

The park closes according to Daylight Savings Time. The Visitor Center, the Muir Woods Trading Company Cafe and Gift Shop, Muir Beach, Muir Beach Overlook, and Stinson Beach open at 9 AM, year round.

The closing times for 2014 are as follows:

Park Visitor Center Stinson Beach
Muir Beach Overlook
Jan. 26, 2014
6 PM 5:30 PM 7 PM
March 9, 2014
8 PM 7:30 PM 9 PM
Sep 21, 2014
7 PM 6:30 PM 8 PM
Oct. 12, 2014

Nov 2, 2014
6 PM

5 PM
5:30 PM

4:30 PM
7 PM

6 PM


2014 Muir Woods Trading Company Hours:

Gift Shop Cafe
Jan. 26, 2014
5:30 PM 5 PM
March 9, 2014

Weekdays: 6:30 PM
Weekends: 7 PM

Weekdays: 6 PM
Weekends: 6:30 PM
May 24, 2014
7 PM 6:30 PM
Sept. 2, 2014 Weekdays: 6 PM
Weekends: 7 PM

Weekdays: 5:30 PM
Weekends: 6:30 PM

Sept. 21, 2014 6 PM 5:30 PM
Oct. 12, 20145:30 PM5 PM
Nov. 2, 2014 4:30 PM 4 PM




Climate

The park is cool, shaded and moist year round. Daytime temperatures at Muir Woods average between 40 and 70 degrees Farenheit. Be prepared for rain if visiting the park between October through May.

Did You Know?

Volunteers working during Earthday restoring native habitat.

You can help with habitat restoration at Muir Woods and Redwood Creek, by volunteering at one of our regular drop-in programs, Wednesdays from 10 am to 1 pm. Call 415-383-4390 for more information. More...