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Muir Woods National Monument

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1 Muir Woods Rd, Mill Valley, CA 94941
+1 415-561-2850
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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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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1 Muir Woods Rd, Mill Valley, CA 94941
+1 415-561-2850
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Don't cheap out or believe the kid at the entrance who says 'here's your map' spend the extra $1 for the map - seriously!!! If you plan to go further than the 1 1/2 loop that never leaves the forest floor you NEED it, believe...More

Thank TracyEV
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Impressive redwood trees and good location to go for a nice nature walk not far from the City. A worthwhile visit if you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city but didn't want to travel too far.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 6 days ago

My partner and I recently visited San Francisco for four days. While there we drove to Muir Woods. We had a wonderful time. Recommend going early. . .as the park is free before 9am. Also, it is a better experience when fewer people are out...More

Thank daksterinwaltham
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Trust me and the countless other reviewers on this point: get there early when the park opens and choose a weekday off season. You will have a few hours of near solitude to enjoy this treasure. If you ignore this advice, be prepared to deal...More

Thank WVJeff304
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extranomical Tours was who we did this full day trip with. Muir Woods definitely worth seeing but felt our time there was rushed. This largely owing to the tight timelines to make it to winery part of the tour. I personally would have preferred more...More

Thank Eric Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful. This is a trip not to be missed. Short walk from the parking lot and you are surrounded by the red woods. The paths are well maintained providing access for everyone with a few benches along the way. The smell is incredible and when...More

Thank Youdacat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truly a majestic place. Highly recommend this. Great for families. Eat before you go or bring a lunch as the food and drinks are extremely expensive.

Thank Barb N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was very impressed with Muir Woods! Of course the 200 ft + trees are impressive but the 2 mile walking path was great! The US park service did a great job here. It’s simple walk and pretty much all fitness levels can handle it....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to be here early! The parking lots fill up quickly. There are several trails to choose from a short leisurely walk to the longer and more strenuous. The trees are absolutely stunning! You feel very small standing next to a towering redwood that...More

1  Thank Vesth-Hansen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb breathtaking views during the hike. Makes you feel so close to nature and God. Will come and visit again for sure.

Thank BenDunk
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Sevdalina S
11 November 2017|
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Response from Janet W | Reviewed this property |
I'm not from there so I really don't know. The key is to get there really early. Parking is better then as well. Regardless, go! Its a must do!
9 November 2017|
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Response from Vijay K | Reviewed this property |
Not difficult....pl use the GPS.
9 November 2017|
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Response from Rayal50 | Reviewed this property |
9:30 Is not too late to get to Muir Woods. The actual woods are in a valley with almost no sun on the floor of the valley. The Road in is windy, narrow and mostly wooded with good views to the east and west in places... More