• 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. Green Gulch Trail at Muir Beach to Close

    The Green Gulch Trail from Kaasi Road will be closed for restoration construction on the weekdays from 7 AM - 4:30 PM beginning early August through October 2014. Full trail access will be available during evening hours and weekends. Signs will be posted. More »

  • 7 Ranger's Tips on How to Experience Muir Woods Safely This Summer or How to Find Parking

    Summer is the busiest for Muir Woods. 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. On weekends & holidays, take Muir Woods Shuttle More »

  • Ride the Muir Woods Shuttle. Summer is the busiest time for Muir Woods. Parking limited.

    Muir Woods is experiencing high numbers of visitors. Summer traffic and unsafe parking behaviors are adding stress to visitors and residents. Expect delays on Hwy 1 as people drive to and from Muir Woods and local beaches. Read 7 Ranger's Tips on Parking. More »

  • Muir Beach is OPEN but Muir Beach Overlook closed until August 1, 2014.

    Muir Beach is open but the Muir Beach Overlook is closed for construction until August 1, 2014. Muir Beach is open to the public every day, including holidays at 9 AM and closes one hour after sunset.

Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit with These Helpful Links

To help plan your visit to the National Monument, click on directions, operating hours, fees, and activities available during your visit, typical weather conditions, and a downloadable trail map.

How to Get to Muir Woods

On weekends and holidays only, you can ride the Muir Woods Shuttle, Marin Transit Route 66. (There are no public transportation to Muir Woods on weekdays). Click here for a link to marintransit.org for schedules and stops.

On weekdays, coming to Muir Woods on public transportation is challenging and requires hiking into the park from the nearest Marin Stagecoach bus stop. Public transportation does not come directly to Muir Woods. Read our brochure on Car-less Ways to Muir Woods.

Entrance Fee to Muir Woods

The entrance fee to Muir Woods National Monument is $7 for people 16 years and older, except on Fee Free Days when the entrance fees are waived. Parking is free. Children 15 years and younger will continue to have free admission.

 

Schedule of Events

Learn about upcoming special hikes, and programs please visit our schedule of events.

 

Muir Woods Brochures in Different Languages

 
Muir Woods Brochure

Muir Woods National Monument (Official Map & Guide)
Feel free to download a copy of our official map and guide to prepare for your visit to Muir Woods. Inside you'll find a map of the coast redwood range. [1.5 MB, PDF]

 
墨爾紅木公園

墨爾紅木公園 (Chinese Traditional Official Map & Guide)
Feel free to download a copy of our official map and guide to prepare for your visit to Muir Woods. [1.46 MB, PDF]

 
Muir Woods National Monument (Russian)

Национальный памятник (Russian Official Map & Guide)
Feel free to download a copy of our official map and guide to prepare for your visit to Muir Woods. [465 KB, PDF]

 
Muir Woods National Monument Brochure

ミュアウッズ国定記念物 (Japanese Official Map & Guide)
Feel free to download a copy of our official map and guide to prepare for your visit to Muir Woods. [632 KB, PDF]

 
El Bosque Muir

El Bosque Muir (Spanish Official Map & Guide)
Feel free to download a copy of our official map and guide to prepare for your visit to Muir Woods. [1.32 MB, PDF]

 
Das National-Denkmal Muir Woods

Das National-Denkmal Muir Woods (German Official Map & Guide)
Feel free to download a copy of our official map and guide to prepare for your visit to Muir Woods. [939 KB, PDF]

 
Le Monument National, Muir Woods

Le Monument National, Muir Woods (French Official Map & Guide)
Feel free to download a copy of our official map and guide to prepare for your visit to Muir Woods. [939 KB, PDF]

 
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Il Monumento Nazionale, Muir Woods (Italian Official Map & Guide)
Feel free to download a copy of our official map and guide to prepare for your visit to Muir Woods. [1.23MB, PDF]

 
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Muir Beach (Official Map & Guide)
Feel free to download a copy of our official map and guide to prepare for your visit to Muir Beach and the Muir Beach Overlook.

Did You Know?

Coho salmon swiming in Redwood Creek.

Redwood Creek is home to some of California’s last remaining native run of Coho Salmon and Steelhead Trout. Every year after our first winter heavy rains the adult fish return from the Pacific Ocean to spawn.