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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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Our namesake Park.

Its right down town and it gives you the smell and taste of Muir Woods but on a smaller scale. Always shady so wear layers/ The old mill is still standing in the Southwest corner... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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Mill Valley, California
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Mill Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Its right down town and it gives you the smell and taste of Muir Woods but on a smaller scale. Always shady so wear layers/ The old mill is still standing in the Southwest corner of the park. On the northern end is a stage where you can often catch a performance.Picnic tables are scattered throughout the trees.

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Mill Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Address: Mill Valley, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Mill Valley

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