The Dipsea Footbridge is Out!
The Dipsea Footbridge is out until further notice. Take the Deer Park Fire Road to connect with the Dipsea Trail at Muir Woods. See map of Muir Woods and Vicinity. Taking the extra steps protects you and endangered coho salmon. Do not cross Redwood Creek. More »
Muir Beach is OPEN
Muir Beach is open to the public every day, including holidays at 9 AM and closes one hour after sunset. More »
Things To Know Before You Come
MUIR WOODS VISITOR CENTER
The Muir Woods Visitor Center has information about the park including brochures, maps of the area, current weather and trail conditions, as well as dioramas and seasonal displays. In addition the Visitor Center sells books and other items specially chosen to increase your understanding of Muir Woods National Monument and its role in today's environment. The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, the non-profit partner of the park, operates the Visitor Center.
MUIR WOODS TRADING COMPANY GIFT SHOP AND CAFE
Muir Woods Trading Company operates the cafe and gift shop located inside the park entrance. The concession is committed to sustainable, eco-friendly business practices. The cafe features locally sourced, organic foods and the gift shop specializes in locally and sustainably made redwood gifts for the home as well as Native American made jewelry, and other classic souvenirs. The concession can be reached at 415-388-7059.
Did You Know?
A burl is a mass of dormant buds grown on the redwood’s trunk. In the event of a fire or flood disturbance a burl will vigorously sprout shoots each with the potential to become a mature tree.