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Pay Park Entrance Fees Before You Go
Visitors are strongly encouraged to purchase their entry fees to Muir Woods in advance. Pay now to decrease waiting times and person-to-person contact.

Park Entrance Fees (all rates are in US Dollars)
TypeRate QtyDate
Adult (16 years and older)$15.00
Child (15 years or younger)Free
When you might not want to pay in advance:
  • You or someone accompanying you has a valid Muir Woods annual pass or one of the other America the Beautiful annual passes (more information below).
  • You or someone accompanying you plans to purchase one of these annual passes at the entrance upon arrival.
  • You want to pay entry fees in person using Apple Pay, cash, or card.
Seniors, active duty military members or dependents, individuals with a permanent disability, and fourth graders may be eligible for free or discounted passes.

Annual Passes

The following park passes allow pass holders and up to three other adults to enter Muir Woods free of charge. These passes can be purchased upon arrival at the Muir Woods Visitor Center.
Muir Woods Annual Pass - $45
America the Beautiful – The National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Pass

Annual Pass - $80

Valid for one full year from month of purchase (through last day of that month). The Annual Pass provides access to more than 2,000 recreation areas managed by five Federal agencies, with up to 100% of the proceeds being used to improve and enhance visitor recreation services.

Annual Pass – Current U.S. Military – Free

The Annual Pass is free for current US military members and their dependents in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard, as well as most members of the US Reserves and National Guard. Proper military ID is required (CAC Card or DoD Form 1173).

Annual Senior Pass - $20

For U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over. Photo identification may be required. Valid for one full year from month of purchase (through last day of that month). The Annual Senior Pass provides access to more than 2,000 recreation areas managed by five Federal agencies, with up to 100% of the proceeds being used to improve and enhance visitor recreation services.

Lifetime Senior Pass - $80

For U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over. Photo identification may be required. The Lifetime Senior Pass provides access to more than 2,000 recreation areas managed by five Federal agencies, with up to 100% of the proceeds being used to improve and enhance visitor recreation services.

Access Pass – Free

A free, lifetime pass, available to U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States that have been medically determined to have a permanent disability (does not have to be a 100% disability), that provides admittance to more than 2,000 recreation sites managed by five Federal agencies. Photo identification may be required.

Fourth Grade Student Pass – Free

A free Annual Pass is available to U.S. 4th grade students (including home-schooled and free-choice learners 10 years of age) with a printed voucher from the Every Kid in a Park website. Students may not receive a pass without a valid voucher.

Volunteer Pass – Free

A free volunteer pass is issued to volunteers who accrue 250 volunteer hours that have been pre-approved by the Volunteer Coordinator. The volunteer pass is issued by the Federal Volunteer Coordinator/Manager who authorizes that a volunteer has accrued 250 hours.
If you are not planning to purchase an annual pass and do not wish to purchase your park entrance fee at this time, please continue to the cart and complete your checkout.

Fee Free Days

All national parks will waive the entrance fee on the following dates in 2020:

January 20, 2020 - Martin Luther King, Jr Day
March 15, 2020 - Entrance Fee Free Day
April 18, 2020 - First Day of National Park Week
August 05, 2020 - Commemorating President Trump’s Signing of the Great American Outdoors Act
August 25, 2020 - National Park Service Birthday
September 26, 2020 - National Public Lands Day
November 11, 2020 - Veterans Day