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
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 ourschedule of events.Muir Woods Brochures in Different Languages
Muir Woods National Monument (Official Map & Guide)
墨爾紅木公園 (Chinese Traditional Official Map & Guide)
Национальный памятник (Russian Official Map & Guide)
ミュアウッズ国定記念物は (Japanese Official Map & Guide)
El Bosque Muir (Spanish Official Map & Guide)
Das National-Denkmal Muir Woods (German Official Map & Guide)
Le Monument National, Muir Woods (French Official Map & Guide)
Il Monumento Nazionale, Muir Woods (Italian Official Map & Guide)
Did You Know?
President Theodore Roosevelt declared Muir Woods the 10th national monument on January 9, 1908. The first one donated by private individuals William and Elizabeth Kent.