Operating Hours & Seasons

Parking Reservation Required.
Parking Reservation Required.

Muir Woods is open 365 days a year!

The only exceptions are for emergency closures, including weather, air quality, power-outages, and other safety risks. These are listed on our website and social media sites as soon as they are determined.

Know Before You Go

To plan ahead for your visit, be sure to visit the Know Before You Go page for more detailed information.


Muir Woods is open from 8:00 AM until approximately sunset. More detailed information on park operating hours can be found on the Basic Information webpage.

The Muir Woods Visitor Center is open 8:00 am to 30 minutes before the park closes. The Muir Woods Trading Company and Cafe are open from 9 AM - approximately one-hour before the park closes.

Muir Beach, Muir Beach Overlook, and Stinson Beach

These sites all close one hour after sunset.


Reservations Now Required for parking on-site and riding the shuttle.

To improve your experience and better protect the park, the National Park Service has launched a parking reservation system. To book your trip to Muir Woods visit GoMuirWoods.com or call 1-800-410-2419.

For more information on parking and shuttles, please visit the Know Before You Go page.

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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