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Address: Mill Valley, CA
Activities: Arts and crafts
Description: Restored, historic sawmill turned park, site of annual Mill Valley Arts...
Restored, historic sawmill turned park, site of annual Mill Valley Arts Fest.
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My puppy loves to play catch at this park!

we pick up a latte at Equator Coffee, then walk down to the park with Macallan, our puppy. She loves to play catch at the park because there are wide open spaces to run. A... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
DebraBogaards
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Mill Valley, California
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Mill Valley, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

we pick up a latte at Equator Coffee, then walk down to the park with Macallan, our puppy. She loves to play catch at the park because there are wide open spaces to run. A golden retriever we saw last week was soaking wet, since its owner threw the ball into the creek. The redwoods provide a forest feel, and... More 

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San Francisco
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92 reviews 92 reviews
15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I don't know that I'd make a special trip from out of town to go to Old Mill Park, but if you're already in Mill Valley, why not. It is quite pretty, with a year-round stream, and surrounded by cedar trees, it's a nice enough place for a picnic or just to relax. But, maybe I'm just jaded because I... More 

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San Rafael, California
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256 reviews 256 reviews
89 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Ruins of the old redwood lumber mill are on the creek. Also an old gravity car that used the Mt Tam Railway. Surrounded by redwoods

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El Mirage, Arizona
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

right in downtown Mill Valley a quiet park where you can get up close to redwood trees also wonderful playground for the kids

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Benicia, California
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47 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

It was a big & old looking watermill in forest near highway but not much to do, parking/admission free.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We went cycling from SF to the Old Mill Park. Follow Cascade (road) to the cascades and to the top for a nice view and cooler winds

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
18 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I had the great opportunity to take a girlfriend up here for a surprise visit...when we pulled in the parking lot she was not a happy camper and wanted to just go home... :( I smiled and said your about to have the time of your life... Well once she heard the water there was no turning back at this... More 

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miami
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

A hidden gem. Take shoes that won't skid and can climb. The climb to the top of waterfall is amazing. The water is refreshing. A great free time. The landscape is beautiful!

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Mill Valley, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Darkened by thick, enormous Redwood Trees and a trickling creek, in Old Mill Park, the Library is home to Mill Valley’s history of the Miwok Indians, settlers, homesteaders, the lumber mills, and the old railroads. Old Mill Park, directly outside the Library, is a quiet and serene place for a picnic lunch or for a peaceful respite. Off of Throckmorton... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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126 reviews 126 reviews
53 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This little park is an enclave of nature in the middle of town, and easy walk from downtown, and an ideal place to either take the kids for the playground or to bring yourself for some quiet solitude. Redwood trees are the key feature of this great park, although the Mill Valley Fall Arts Fair is a highlight at the... More 

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