Know Before You Go

Plan ahead for your visit to Muir Woods:

Park reopened on Monday, June 29, 2020

Park hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
and parking reservations are still required via ahead of your visit.

Please ensure you have a printout or downloaded copy of your parking voucher before arriving. Staff from Ace Parking, which manages the Muir Woods parking reservation system, will be practicing safe distancing. Please do your part to minimize close contact and conversation.

Muir Woods has an entry fee. Please buy your entry ticket online via the website to avoid waiting in line and to minimize the amount of transactions for staff on site.

We are currently limiting our visitor capacity to keep Muir Woods a safe place for all. Hand washing is available in the plaza restrooms and the giftshop restrooms.

The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy bookstore is not open at this time. Consider purchasing online at

The Muir Woods Trading Company retail space is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. operating at 20% capacity in compliance with local health orders. The cafe is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Observe safety requirements when visiting the giftshop. Face coverings are required to enter the concessionaire facilities.

Pets are not permitted in Muir Woods. The park is very small and can get very crowded. To protect the wildlife, other visitors, and your pet, we suggest that you visit nearby areas such as the Coastal Trail at Muir Beach, and some trails in the Marin Headlands where they are permitted. For more information please click here.

Rangers are available to answer brief orientation questions and to contact first responders in the case of emergencies.

The following services are not available at this time:

  • Ranger talks & tours
  • Close photos with park rangers
  • Muir Woods Shuttle

View a map of Muir Woods at

Last updated: March 15, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Muir Woods National Monument
1 Muir Woods Rd

Mill Valley, CA 94941


(415) 561-2850

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