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Muir Woods National Monument

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Address: 1 Muir Woods Rd, Mill Valley, CA 94941
Phone Number: 14153882595
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Muir Woods has a rich and varied history, from its use by the Coast Miwok...

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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Nice trees, but boring for kids

We did the little board walk to bridge 3. The trees are amazing, so huge. Nice shadow. The boardswalk makes it easy to walk around. We found it worth the trip, but our kids on 11... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We did the little board walk to bridge 3. The trees are amazing, so huge. Nice shadow. The boardswalk makes it easy to walk around. We found it worth the trip, but our kids on 11 and 7 were really bored, and they keep reminding us that it was a complete waste of time.

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The park is great but the road in is slow with curves and grades so allow plenty of driving time. The parking is scarce as the lots are not big and fill up quickly so you may end up parking along side the road and walking a long distance to get to the park. The park itself is great to... More 

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Hixson, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived at the park about 7:45 before the crowds arrived. The walk into the forest was peaceful, serene and inspiring. We walked to the 4th bridge and then circled back on the trail up the hill. Both trails were moderately easy. Although still beautiful when we left, the crowds had begun to arrive and it felt completely different. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Gorgeous national park! I live in San Francisco and this was the 3rd time I've been to Muir Woods. June and July are very busy months due to school being out. We arrived to the lots but 9:45 and they were full! However, we got lucky and found parking away from the main entrance. Don't park in the the closest... More 

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Heber City, Utah, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Have been here before but absolutely love this place. An easy short walk through a majestic forest of redwoods is a great activity any day and for all ages. It was wonderful.

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Thank Scottloves2golf
Grapevine,
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Highlight of my trip to San Fran. Amazing walk through the woods. The park is kept up nice. Might not want to go on the weekend to avoid crowds. Went on Saturday and was really busy. Came back on Tuesday and was much better without the large crowds.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great location! We were there on the 4th of July weekend and parking was a nightmare. We went with a pregnant friend and a 1 year old baby and there were no preferent spaces so we took like one hour to find a spot as they couldn't walk the really long distance from the overflow parking

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great day trip for everyone! Beautiful big redwood trees. If you are driving, make sure you are there very early. Otherwise a very long walk back to the entrance.

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Metairie, Louisiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've always wanted to see redwoods so was excited we got to visit here. The weather was perfect, the trees were beautiful and it was a peaceful place. Bring walking shoes and prepare for a 30-40 minute ride up the mountain, otherwise, be prepared for a very cool experience.

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Bluffdale, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is definitely worth visiting when you are in the area. It is amazing how you can go from the city to something like this in such a short time. The drive is really beautiful, also. We came in from north of the park and left from the south end and traffic was not bad at all. Parking, however, can... More 

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