The magic of John Muir lives today in our public parklands and wilderness areas, the orchards and vineyards of Contra Costa County, sunsets atop Mt. Wanda, and in writings and teachings that spread the word about nature and our place in it.

John Muir Birthday–Earth Day Celebration
Was celebrated on April 18th, 2015
at the John Muir National Historic Site

John Muir inspired people all over the world to “keep close to nature’s heart.” In this spirit, we celebrate John Muir’s birthday at his former home, along with Earth Day, which brings us closer to knowing our planet and practical ways to help it thrive.

John Muir Birthday­–Earth Day

Celebrating John Muir’s 178th  birthday
46th Anniversary of Earth Day
and the

52nd Anniversary of the
John Muir National Historic Site

John Muir Birthday–Earth Day Celebration
Saturday, April 23, 2016

Admission and parking are FREE!

For more information:
(925) 228-8860

Birthday/Earth Day 2015

Produced and filmed by
Digital Safari Academy


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Location Details

The John Muir National Historic Site is located at 4202 Alhambra Avenue at Highway 4 in Martinez, California. For directions to the Muir Site, visit

The Celebration is presented by the John Muir Association and the National Park Service.

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