• 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.

Lodging

Lodging
There are no lodging or camping facilities in Muir Woods National Monument. However, a complimentary list of lodging in nearby towns within Marin County, California is provided below.The list shows approximate pricing and distances from Muir Woods. All information is subject to change. It is best to call the business and confirm availability and prices. Please see below for camping information.

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

Rates:

$: $100 and less
$$: From $100
$$$: From $150
$$$$: From $200


All information is subject to change. Please call to confirm.

Lodging on or near US 101.
South and Central Marin

Mill Valley (15 minutes from Muir Woods)
*Acqua Hotel, 555 Redwood Hwy, 50 rooms, $$$ (415) 380-0400
*Larkspur Hotel, 160 Shoreline Hwy, 100 rooms, $$ (415) 332-5700
Mill Valley Inn, 165 Throckmorton Ave, 25 rooms, $$$ (415) 389-6608
*Mill Valley Travelodge, 707 Redwood Hwy, 50 rooms, $ (415) 383-0340
Mountain Home Inn, 810 Panoramic Hwy, 10 rooms, $$$$ (415) 381-9000

Sausalito (20 minutes from Muir Woods)
Casa Madrona Hotel, 801 Bridgeway Ave, 63 rooms, $$$ (415) 332-0502
Cavallo Point, Fort Baker, 100 rooms, $$$$ (888) 651-2003
The Gables Inn, 62 Princess St, 9 rooms, $$$ (415) 289-1100
Hotel Sausalito, 16 El Portal St, 16 rooms, $$$ (415) 332-0700

Corte Madera (20 minutes from Muir Woods)
*Best Western Inn, 56 Madera Blvd, 110 rooms, $$ (415) 924-1502
*Marin Suites Hotel, 45 Tamal Vista Blvd, 100 rooms, $$$ (415) 924-3608

Larkspur (20 minutes from Muir Woods)
*Courtyard by Marriott, 2500 Larkspur Landing Cl, $$$ (415) 925-1800
146 rooms

San Rafael (30 minutes from Muir Woods)
*Embassy Suites Hotel, 101 McInnis Pkwy, 269 rooms, $$$ (415) 499-9222
*Four Points by Sheraton, 1010 Northgate Dr, 235 rooms, $$ (415) 479-8800
Gerstle Park Inn, 34 Grove St, 12 rooms, $$$ (415) 721-7611
*San Rafael Travelodge, 865 Francisco Blvd, 32 rooms, $ (415) 454-9470
*Villa Inn, 1600 Lincoln Ave, 60 rooms, $ (415) 456-4975

Tiburon (30 minutes from Muir Woods)
The Lodge at Tiburon, 1651 Tiburon Blvd, 102 rooms, $$$$ (415) 435-3133
Water’s Edge Hotel, 25 Main St, 23 rooms, $$$ (415) 789-5999

Novato (45 minutes from Muir Woods)
*Best Western, 215 Alameda Del Prado, 107 rooms, $$ (415) 883-4400
*Courtyard by Marriott, 1400 Hamilton Pkwy, 136 rooms, $$ (415) 883-8950
*Inn Marin, 250 Entrada Dr, 68 rooms, $$ (415) 883-5952
*Novato Days Inn, 8141 Redwood Hwy, 57 rooms, $ (415) 897-7111
*Novato Travelodge, 7600 Redwood Blvd, 55 rooms, $ (415) 892-7500


West Marin, State Route 1

Muir Beach (5 minutes from Muir Woods)
Pelican Inn, 10 Pacific Way, 7rooms, $$$ (415) 383-6000

Stinson Beach (20 minutes from Muir Woods)
Ocean Court Motel, 18 Arenal Ave, 9 rooms, $ (415) 868-0212
Sandpiper Inn, 1 Marine Way, 10 rooms, $$ (415) 868-1632
Stinson Beach Motel, 3146 State Rte 1, 8 rooms, $$ (415) 868-1712
Stinson Beach Redwood Haus, 1 Belvedere & Hwy.1 (415) 868-1034

Olema (45 minutes from Muir Woods)
Bear Valley Inn, 88 Bear Valley Rd, 4 rooms, $$ (415) 663-1777
Arrive by foot, bike, or public transportation and receive a 10% - 15% discount
Olema Inn, 10000 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, 6 rooms, $$ (415) 663-9559
Point Reyes Seashore Lodge, 10021 State Rte 1, 23 rooms, $$ (415) 663-9000

Inverness (60 minutes from Muir Woods)
Motel Inverness, 12718 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, 7 rooms, $$ (415) 669-1081
Ten Inverness Way, 10 Inverness Way, 5 rooms, $$$ (415) 669-1648
Golden Hinde Inn, 12938 Sir Francis Drake, 35 rooms, $ (415) 669-1389

Hostels
Marin Headlands Hostel, from 20 Fort Barry, Sausalito, $ (415) 331-2777
76 dorm beds and 8 private rooms
Pt. Reyes Hostel, 18 Limantour Rd, Pt. Reyes, $ (415) 663-8811
40 dorm beds
Fisherman’s Wharf Hostel, 23 Fort Mason, San Francisco, $ (415) 771-7277 142 dorm beds, 9 private rooms


Camping

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?

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.