Welcome to the Woods

Walk among old growth coast redwoods, cooling their roots in the fresh water of Redwood Creek and lifting their crowns to reach the sun and fog. Federally protected as a National Monument since 1908, this primeval forest is both refuge and laboratory, revealing our relationship with the living landscape. What will you discover in Muir Woods?

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Reserve Your Parking or Transit Now

From parking reservations to park hours & pets, here's what you need to know before you go.

A Climate Resilient Future for Muir Woods
A Climate Resilient Future

Draw from upon inspiration from the forest to envision a climate resilient future at Muir Woods.

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Salmon Habitat Enhancement in action

In 2023, experts reengineered parts of Redwood creek to restore critical coho salmon habitat. But why - and how? Click here to learn more!

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Information on permits - weddings, filming, music, photography and more.

Junior Ranger Badges
Junior Ranger

If you are ages 4+, you can become a Muir Woods Jr. Ranger!

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Get involved!

The National Park Service welcomes and encourages you to get involved with the planning efforts of your park.

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Download the NPS App

Access Golden Gate from the palm of your hand. Download and experience all 420+ National Parks.

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Accessibility at Muir Woods

Comprehensive information about visiting for people with accessibility needs.

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ASL Orientation and Other Videos

Visit this page to watch videos in American Sign Language

Last updated: April 23, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Muir Woods National Monument
1 Muir Woods Rd

Mill Valley, CA 94941


United States Park Police Dispatch: Non-Emergency: 415-561-5505 Emergency: 415-561-5656

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