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Tom's Muir Woods Walking Tours

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Muriel Woods Park in Mill Valley, California

A very beautiful park and interesting walk. Fantastic redwood trees. Only draw back is the parking... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Pierrette J
Mill Valley, California
Great even in July

YOU MUST BOOK A PARKING PASS IN ADVANCE IF TAKING A CAR...The hike was awesome....we got there... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
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Your Muir Woods Tour begins in your hotel lobby. You will be picked up at 7:30 AM, any day of the week or weekend, by private carrier. On the drive from your San Francisco hotel, take in spectacular Pacific Ocean & San Francisco Bay vistas. Your...more
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Muir Woods National Park, Mill Valley, CA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very beautiful park and interesting walk. Fantastic redwood trees. Only draw back is the parking. Due to too many visitors, it is necessary to reserve ahead of time for parking. Best way is too park at Manzanita parking lot off 101 in Miil Valley...More

Thank Pierrette J
Reviewed August 4, 2018

YOU MUST BOOK A PARKING PASS IN ADVANCE IF TAKING A CAR...The hike was awesome....we got there early at 8am, July 8 it was very cold, by 12:PM we had all the layers off and were sweating...BRING LAYERS backpack and water, we had an awesome...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

This was the best Muir Woods tour we could have taken. It was small group style, not on the giant bus that many others were on. As the tour went on, Tom paused and told us useful information about things we saw along the way....More

Thank Abigail T
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

I travelled with two 16 Year Olds. The hike was great. Tom starts high and you mostly hike down. The trails are well maintained. Appropriate for a beginner in proper foot wear. Tom is a warm and informative guide. We had a “heary snack” after...More

2  Thank MaryBeverlyFarms
Reviewed December 23, 2017

just a 40 min drive from SF this incredible forest is a must see. Great arrival in car sorounding the fores, and a very good tour inside, of course with many people in season.

2  Thank perbuhl
Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

Had a great morning hiking through Miur woods with Tom. The woods is breathtaking and Tom is well versed of the red woods.

Thank Robert T
Reviewed November 8, 2017

We did this tour in 2011 and I never wrote a review, but was looking it up for a friend to recommend this tour to them and was reminded I really needed to do a review! The hike was great, and the tour guide was...More

1  Thank krisgils33
Reviewed November 6, 2017

Take your time, if you are under the time allowance walk only one track. Do not do the loop but if you have time do the whole loop. Take heaps of photos it is so lovely and the colors are amazing. The size of the...More

Thank streaty
Reviewed October 30, 2017

Tom is very knowledgeable about the forest and wisely got us to Muir Woods early in order to beat the crowds. We were able to enjoy the woods when they were peaceful and quiet and leave just as the tour bus hordes were arriving. He...More

Thank mer220
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Tom picked us up at our hotel and drove us to Muir Woods. As he promised it wasn't crowded and we enjoyed the peacefulness amongst these giant trees. Tom brought sandwiches and snacks for our picnic lunch - yum! He shared his knowledge of the...More

Thank Gay W
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April 24, 2017|
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Response from Tom M | Property representative |
Level paths on the main trails for up to 2miles Dirt trails off the main trail may become quite steep
April 24, 2017|
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Response from Resivda | Property representative |
Thank you ameliar282017 for your question and thank you ArizonaArchitect and Penelopewms for providing great answers. There are many awe inspiring trees to see right on the main improved trail and since we get there in the... More
March 15, 2016|
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Response from Tom M | Property representative |
give yourself 45 minutes to get there and another 15 minutes to find parking