Muir Woods National Monument Entrance Gate


Muir Woods National Monument Entrance Gate, Muir Woods National Monument, Mill Valley, CA, 94941.

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Muir Woods is located 11 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge
Take Highway 101 to Highway 1/Stinson Beach Exit. Follow the signs to Muir Woods.
Take Highway 101 and exit Highway 1/Stinson Beach (there will be a sign for Muir Woods at this exit)
Drive about .5 miles. At the stoplight, turn left (an oriental rug shop is located on the opposite corner)
Drive about 2.7 miles. At the top of the hill, turn right towards Muir Woods/Mount Tamalpais.
Drive about 0.8 miles. At the 4-way intersection, turn left towards Muir Woods (oncoming traffic has the right of way!).
Continue down the hill about 1.6 miles. You will see the main Muir Woods parking lot at the bottom of the hill. Veer left and make your first right into the auxiliary parking lot.

Driving instructions



  1. Br Thomas — 27 April 2011 - 11:46

    Nearby trailheads at Mount Tamalpais State Park provide additional entry points for access to hiking trails in Muir Woods.
    Map of Trailheads for Muir Woods National Monument – BRT Insights.

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