Looking to connect deeper to John Muir?
Here are some resources to get you started on your own journey.
Sierra Club, John Muir was also one of the founders of the Sierra Club, and the organization’s John Muir Exhibit gives a comprehensive view of Muir, his life and work: www.sierraclub.org/john_muir_exhibit.
The John Muir National Historic Site was established after the house, the Martinez Adobe and surrounding orchards were purchased by the National Park Service in 1964. In 1993, and additional 326 acres of Muir’s original property (now open space) were purchased, known as Mt. Wanda. Visit the John Muir National Historic Site website at www.nps.gov/jomu.
John Muir Association, The magic of John Muir lives today in our public parklands and wilderness areas, the orchards and vineyards of Contra Costa County, California, sunsets atop Mt. Wanda, and in writings and teachings that spread the word about nature and our place in it. Learn more.
Friends of John Muir’s Birthplace, John Muir was born in Dunbar, Scotland, and John Muir’s Birthplace is now a museum and educational center. Explore the life and legacy of this remarkable man here, in the house where he was born. This unique museum is also the starting point of the John Muir Way – making it the beginning of the journey of a lifetime in more ways than one. Learn more.
The John Muir Way stretches 134 miles or 215 km across Scotland’s heartland, running between Helensburgh in the west through to Dunbar on the east coast and Muir’s birthplace. Learn more.