Muir Beach Parking Lot Closed June-November 2013
This alert applies to Muir Beach, but not nearby Muir Woods. Muir Beach parking lot closed June-November 2013 for construction. Restrooms and parking will not be available at Muir Beach during this period. Check back for updates or call (415)561-3054.
Dipsea Foot Bridge at the Annex Lot is BACK!
The Dipsea foot bridge at the Annex Lot is back in place. Thanks to all who took the Deer Park Fire Road detour. Taking those extra steps helped to protect Redwood Creek and the endangered juvenile coho.
Plan Your Visit
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This Summer Ride the Muir Woods Shuttle, Saturdays and Sundays Only, Plus Three major Holidays!
Summer is Muir Woods' most busiest of months, especially on Saturdays and Sundays. Parking and traffic congestion on roads leading to the national park, can be difficult. The Muir Woods Shuttle provides a stress free ride to within steps to the Muir Woods entrance. Spend more time in Muir Woods and less time looking for parking by taking the Muir Woods Shuttle. The Muir Woods Shuttle is available on Saturday and Sundays only, as well as on the following holidays: Memorial Day (Monday, May 27, 2013), Independence Day (Thursday, July 4, 2013) and Labor Day (Monday, September 2, 2013). To view the Muir Woods Shuttle Route 66 schedule, bus stops, and fees, click here or visit marintransit.org.
The round-trip fare is $5 per person, 16 years and older. Children 15 years and youner are free. Pay at the Muir Woods Visitor Center for your shuttle fare ($5) plus the entrance fee ($7 per persons 16 years and older).. Retain your receipt and show the driver to re-board the shuttle for your ride back to the parking lot or ferry.
You may catch the Muir Woods Shuttle at the Pohono Park and Ride off of Highway 101 or the Sausalito Ferry Terminal. For information, click here.
How to Get to Muir Woods, Mondays through Fridays
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. 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 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)
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