How to plan a
Muir Woods is a short, and beautiful, drive across the Golden Gate Bridge to reach the famous Redwoods Forest. Here's how to plan the perfect Muir Woods day trip from San Francisco.
The earliest parking reservation is at 9:00 am and the last is at 4:30 pm.
Purchase your park tickets in advance. This will save you time waiting in line when you arrive.
Wear layers and a good pair of sneakers or hiking boots.
Multiple hiking trails start from the Muir Woods visitor center from easy loops to harder climbs.
There is a cafe at the Visitor Center, but you can also bring your own snacks or lunch.