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Muir Woods Walking Tours

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Address: Muir Woods National Park, Mill Valley, CA
Phone Number: +1 415-264-6235
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7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 3:00 pm

Your Muir Woods Tour begins in your hotel lobby. You will be picked up at...

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 fully escorted walking tour will be on well maintained trails with easy grades, away from crowds, for three full hours. You will experience the rare morning serenity of an ancient redwood forest. The indiginous flora and fauna will unfold before you as you explore these peaceful woods in a way that isn't possible without Tom as your guide.

See indigenous wildlife and enjoy conversation with Tom, a long standing Sierra Club leader. Absorb his rich knowledge of the flora & fauna of this unique ecosystem, the Redwoods themselves, Indian customs, park and local history and folklore. Tom is here to give you a glimpse into the life of the forest, not to steer you to the gift shop or hurry you along. Don't be shy, ask Tom any questions you like as you amble along the paths. He will astound you with his knowledge.

Tom walks with you all the way through the park at your pace, pointing out every fascinating aspect and facet of the park and the magnificent Redwood trees that have survived here for hundreds of years.

The walking tour covers 2 to 4 miles inside the Muir Woods forest, depending on your pace. This a very small group tour and Tom even provides drinking water, snacks and fruit juice.

You and your party will be dropped off at the Sausalito Ferry, by private carrier, at the conclusion of your tour. Along the way you will see rolling hills, the town of Sausalito and more breathtaking San Francisco Bay vistas.

The all inclusive fee of $75.00 also covers your Golden Gate Bridge Tolls and Park admission fees. There are no hidden extras! It really doesn't get better than this!

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Lovely to see

What a beautiful place. Booked our trip before we left and picked up from hotel and left back to the door driver was very informative and obliging.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a beautiful place. Booked our trip before we left and picked up from hotel and left back to the door driver was very informative and obliging.

Thank Barcalona1999
Lethbridge, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent over 30 mins trying to find a parking spot, along the road or in the parking lot and gave up and left. Follow the advice and arrive early or take a bus in. The road in was very windy and narrow, and with a larger SUV it was tricky to manoeuvre. The lack of guard rails in some... More 

Thank Melanie217
Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a Muir Woods walking tour independently through general admission. The giant Redwoods were BEAUTIFUL!! Could see majority of walking paths in a few hours. Highly recommend!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The people running the shop were rude and unfriendly despite the selection of food being ok. The wood's walk was lovely

Thank Linda J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Muir Woods was located on a serpentine road over in Marin County. Impossible parking with only three or four small lots. After multiple times looking we found a spot. Surprisingly the path was just two meandering parallel paths with a slight slope. The Redwood trees got progressibly larger until . . .

Thank Leo H
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Walk this trail i found it to be just right as i hate inclines and i have asthma. I just did a full circle took 1hr. Parking is horrendous we parked up rhe hill they are quite narrow was a hell of a walk up the steep and windy road.

Thank Tania T
Plaistow, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

You will travel on a very winding road to get there that alone is awesome.Once you arrive there are two parking areas ,seven dollars to enter and walk the wooden paths there are different paths you can choose from some longer than others we choose the shorter route but still were able to see monster trees ,they have gift shops... More 

Thank frank s
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I went when it just opened in the morning and seemingly had the park all to ourselves. We used the signs as our guide and were blown away by how perfect everything was. To put all what I saw in a review is difficult so I will simply say that this is a sight to see. It... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

Okay one bit of advice straight away, choose your day carefully. Avoid weekends and public holidays as parking is a nightmare. We had to park a good mile from the entrance a walk the road just to get to the entrance. So go real early!. Trees and trails great and worth the drive out over the golden gate.

Thank fonsbikes
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

Located less than hour's drive outside San Fransisco, this national park is an easy way to walk through a breath taking, old redwood forest without traveling far. Be prepared for crowds and parking issues, but it is still worthwhile. These are extremely old towering tress with walking paths meandering around them. While it is not a place where you can... More 

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