Muir Beach, California, USA
Heading north on Highway 101, from the Golden Gate Bridge, the small southern
Marin "town" of Muir Beach is approx. 6 miles from the Highway
1 exit. It's comprised of around 160 homes of mainly full-time occupants,
who enjoy the 2 beaches, the surrounding Golden Gate
National Recreation Area, Mt. Tamalpais, nearby Muir Woods National Monument,
Green Gulch Farm/Zen Center, Slide Ranch and, of course the "old"
English Pub, The Pelican Inn. This beautiful area is full of wildlife:
Monarch butterflies in the pine trees, salmon in Redwood Creek, frogs
in the pasture, fox, birds, deer, coyote
! Horses and dogs are usually
allowed on the beaches and some trails (but be sure to check with the
rangers for updates or changes), the waves are great for SUP
and kayaking, the fishing/crabbing is plentiful, and the star gazing is endless!
The Community Center has an annual Holiday Craft Fair in early Dec., and the Vol. Fire Department has their annual rock-n-roll fundraiser BBQ each Memorial Day Sunday. The Muir Beach zip code is the same as Sausalito's, but the public school district for Muir Beach kids is Mill Valley's. Muir Beach has its own water and internet, the gas is propane, the homes have septic systems and many use solar. Prior inhabitants were Miwoks and Portuguese. There was an active Marin music past, as well. Muir Beachers today are strong believers in community spirt and very grateful to live in such a unique part of Marin!
The history is full of Miwok and Portuguese tales, and the current locals
are so very pleased to be able to live in such a healthy piece of paradise!
It is my pleasure to bring this site to the people of Muir Beach and to
those who feel strongly about and connected to its beauty! Please enjoy
your visit, comment in the Guest Book or email us, use the services of
the locals and come back often!