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Muir Woods National Monument

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Address: 1 Muir Woods Rd, Mill Valley, CA 94941-4205
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+1 415-388-2595
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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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Muir Woods and Sausalito Tour from San Francisco Including Optional Bay Cruise
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Muir Woods Tour of California Coastal Redwoods
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Small-Group Tour: San Francisco City and Muir Woods

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Cool place, hard to drive to

We were a but puzzled as to how to get here without a tour group/bus. We asked at the Golden Gate Bridge tourism info center and they also had no help for us. An Uber took us up... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were a but puzzled as to how to get here without a tour group/bus. We asked at the Golden Gate Bridge tourism info center and they also had no help for us. An Uber took us up there, but their phone did lose reception on the way. We were able to call and arrange a taxi to pick us... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited Muir Woods just a couple of day after the January rain storms. It’s amazing that this hidden place exits just a short drive from busy San Francisco where it feels like you’ve been transported into a different world. We were visiting on a Thursday mid-morning so we had no trouble parking at the Muir Woods lot. Cost was $10... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Awesome walkway to experience the amazing giant trees... beautiful place... loved the atmosphere... However the drive to this place could be scary with a few twists and turns...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Muir Woods is still a gem of a place. However, as of January 12, Highway 1 from Mill Valley to the coast is closed about 3 miles into the trip. Caltrans has not announced any date for repair, but this has happened several times before and Highway 1 is typically closed for months. This impacts Muir Woods significantly. If you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What an awesome place to visit, the grandeur of these amazingly old trees is aw inspiring the drive to this place was great, with its twisty turney roads with defying drop offs!!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went after ten days of rainning; the road to get there was closed, the detour was crowded and extensive; when we arrived the path throw the park was ok, beautiful sights, nature steals your attention, but halfway there it got floaded, water everywhere; we couldnt continue and see the real atraction, the sequoias! If the weather and conditions are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Unbelievable natural beauty that was first recognized by Franklin Roosevelt as being a path to peace. Forestry needs to be well established in places like here. Rushing Redwood Creek is flowing dramatically thru this natural wonder. Mother Nature even destroys numerous redwoods yearly. SEE PICTURE. Definitely recommend for travelers who have never encountered a centuries old redwood. Parking easy during... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You drive a winding road to arrive, and the peace and scenery of these very tall, beautiful redwood trees is just breathtaking! Come prepared to take it all in quietly. Also bring enouch patience to deal with the loud families and unruly kids who visit without respect for this natural beauty. Lots of hiking trails of varying length and difficulty.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We are from New York City, so Muir Woods was certainly something we wanted to see while in San Francisco. The majesty of the redwoods is simply awe-inspiring. We did this as part of a 4-hour tour that included a picture of the Golden Gate Bridge and Sausalito. Great tour !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a cold rainy day in early January, but it was still a great experience. It is suitable for casual walkers with well maintained walkways and benches. Nice little shops with restrooms.

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