• 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 »

  • Muir Beach is OPEN

    Muir Beach is open to the public every day, including holidays at 9 AM and closes one hour after sunset. 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: 6:30 PM
Weekends: 7 PM

Weekdays: 6 PM
Weekends: 6:30 PM

Sept. 21 6:30 PM 6 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?

Plants being grown in nursery at Muir Woods.

Since it was started in the 1980s, the Redwood Creek Nursery has propagated 96 different species of native plants for 3 different plant communities: alder riparian, coast scrub/grassland, and Redwood/ Douglas fir understory. More...