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Muir Woods National Monument

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Address: 1 Muir Woods Rd, Mill Valley, CA 94941-4205
Phone Number: +1 415-388-2595
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Muir Woods has a rich and varied history, from its use by the Coast Miwok...

Muir Woods has a rich and varied history, from its use by the Coast Miwok people, to its early days of tourism and the Mount Tamalpais Mill Valley Scenic Railway, to an era of conservation, to modern preservation. In each era, the forest has been affected by the actions of humans, for better or for worse. Part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, this coastal redwood preserve features majestic redwoods and scenic hiking trails that draw more than 1.5 million visitors each year.

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Muir Woods and Sausalito Tour from San Francisco Including Optional Bay Cruise
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Muir Woods Tour of California Coastal Redwoods
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Small-Group Tour: San Francisco City and Muir Woods

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Wonderous Escape minutes from bustling SF

Just about half an hours drive from the heart of SF lies Muir Woods National Monument national park. Such a wondrous and comforting niche of redwood trees just a stones throw away... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just about half an hours drive from the heart of SF lies Muir Woods National Monument national park. Such a wondrous and comforting niche of redwood trees just a stones throw away from the busy streets of SF is truly a rare gift. This place is relatively easy to get to and is just minutes away once you cross over... More 

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Stopped by today and I'm glad we did. It is well worth the $10 fee so go ahead and pay it. The road in is fun, it is narrow and has a lot of switchbacks! There is no cell service which I like so they have a pay phone! The Redwoods are fantastic, you will not regret coming here!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice national park. Convenient from San Francisco, lots of bus tours. Also very easy to walk around once you are there. The trees and scenery are amazing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

national parks are a very inexpensive way to see the USA besides the beauty they are very relaxing 1 national park card lets a family of 4 in

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Do not go to the Muir Woods on Thanksgiving. We went here around 1030 AM. There wasn't a parking place within 2 miles of the entrance. Everyone in California was there. So we never saw the woods. The road down there was kind of hairy - switchback the whole way. We left and went to Sausalito. No crowds there.

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The drive to Muir Woods is very beautiful and scenic. Sometimes a little bit steep, drive slowly and carefully. At the entrance to the park there are two spots for EVs with a charging station.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everyone in the US needs to visit this park! It is really really lovely. Also a great drive nearby if you aren't into hiking the trails.

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Great chance to see the redwoods right nice to San Francisco. Being someone who is impressed by nature it was nice to escape here after the city!

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A must see no matter how old you are. The beauty of Muir Woods fills my spirit. The silence in Cathedral Grove is worth the walk. We hiked five wonderful miles. I didn't want to leave. The majestic trees in Muir Woods cannot be found anywhere else in the country.

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A walk in the Redwoods is always good for soul and this is no exception. 15 miles from a bustling city and you are in quiet and awe for an hour or a day. Returned twice while in Bay Area. Definitely worth the trip and time and so exciting to see so many families enjoying the outdoors in a spectacular... More 

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