• 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 »

Plan Your Visit

Explore the majestic redwood forest

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 through October 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

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?

Looking up into the canopy of the tall Redwood trees.

Coastal redwood trees have indeterminate growth. The tallest recorded to date is 379.1 feet tall or 115.5 meters. This is the same height as a 37 story building.