Know Before You Go

Plan ahead for your visit to Muir Woods:

Park hours are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Parking reservations are always 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.

Ride the Muir Woods Shuttle! The shuttle provides seasonal service to Muir Woods National Monument. Visit for up-to-date information.

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 6 p.m. The cafe is open 10 a.m. to 6 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.

View a map of Muir Woods at:

Last updated: September 19, 2022

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Muir Woods National Monument
1 Muir Woods Rd

Mill Valley , CA 94941


415 561-2850

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