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Muir Woods National Monument

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Address: 1 Muir Woods Rd, Mill Valley, CA 94941-4205
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+1 415-388-2595
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08:00 - 20:00
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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 Tour of California Coastal Redwoods
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Small-Group Tour: San Francisco City and Muir Woods

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Mysterious Muir Woods

Great for nature lovers! Very quiet. You will be at awe at how tall the red wood trees. Interesting history, as well. Take many pictures! 1. Wear sneakers 2. Bring a pullover, it... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great for nature lovers! Very quiet. You will be at awe at how tall the red wood trees. Interesting history, as well. Take many pictures! 1. Wear sneakers 2. Bring a pullover, it can get chilly in the afternoon 3. The place closes at 5pm 4. Watch out for falling branches 5. Hydrate 6. Pee before hiking up. Toilet is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Muir Woods was suggested to us from a lady at our hotel and I'm really glad we took the day out to go. We had a rental car with us so we drove up from San Francisco. The drive up was beautiful over the Golden Gat Bridge and then up north. We used Sat Nav as it isn't the best... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Rented a car and went with 2 kids. Have to get there early if you want parking nearby.2 or alternatively go in the late afternoon as ppl are leaving. Walks were good and not too challenging. There are.more challenging hikes too if you want. The cafe was good and had a great selection of items. It was also warm on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First off, the drive to Muir Woods is a spectacle of its own. Winding and twisting across rolling hills, there are numerous beautiful views on the road to Muir Woods, in bad weather, it might actually get a little bit dangerous. The Woods themselves are just awesome. There are numerous paths throughout the park (monument) each with its own features.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just a hour drive from Berkeley. U got go early to get parking nearby. Trees in wood are really tall. It's Red Wood forest. No birds cause no insects cause red wood special qualities. Trek are mild . Enjoyed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Majestic redwoods in a park unlike any you have ever visited. Take the shuttle because you won't be able to park there. Quiet, serene, awe inspiring and magnificent redwoods soaring all around, untouched for centuries and just across the bridge from San Francisco. Be sure to bring a jacket because it's surprisingly cool in the forrest. If you are stressed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just a short drive north of the Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most profound natural areas in the world. Walking in the midst of giant redwoods is an inspiring and awesome event. You can walk a hundred yards or for miles in the hills. Parking is limited so avoid holidays. The very small gift shop and cafe are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After the torrential rains, went on a self-directed walking tour with a good friend and his wife. As an urban dweller who loves nature, the walk was peaceful, centering, and meditative. The redwoods are awesome. Glad they had a car and knew how to get around. Otherwise, I might not have made the trip. Nice gift shop and food in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were blessed with gorgeous weather for our visit to this beautiful park. The trees are quite tall and awesome. We had a bus tour guide who explained a lot and was worth the extra money. After he dropped us off at the park, we were on our own and enjoyed walking the various pathways, stopping often to admire these... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went early and had the place to ourselves! No one was in our way for photographs. It was wonderfully peaceful and beautiful! As we were leaving, many tourist buses pulled up and the place got really noisy.

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