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.
For information on places to stay in San Francisco, please contact the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce at 415-392-4520 or the San Francisco Visitor Information line at 1-800-870-7579.
Lodging in Marin County
$: $100 and less
Lodging on or near US 101.
Mill Valley (15 minutes from Muir Woods)
Sausalito (20 minutes from Muir Woods)
Corte Madera (20 minutes from Muir Woods)
Larkspur (20 minutes from Muir Woods)
Tiburon (30 minutes from Muir Woods)
Novato (45 minutes from Muir Woods)
Muir Beach (5 minutes from Muir Woods)
Olema (45 minutes from Muir Woods)
Inverness (60 minutes from Muir Woods)
Camping is not allowed in Muir Woods. However, there are camping facilities nearby. Click here to view a list of campgrounds, RV parks, and camping information such as locations, fees, and reservations.
Did You Know?
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.