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Muir Woods National Monument

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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...more
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1 Muir Woods Rd, Mill Valley, CA 94941-4205
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Heading north out of San Francisco, I thought I would spend a couple of hours at Muir Woods. Arrived at car park to be asked for my reservation. After getting past the 'what the hell are you talking about', I was informed that due to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank george45
Reviewed yesterday

at least going in winter its not too crowded and atmospheric but I can imagine in summers its really busy. People take no notice of the signs not to walk off the path which is really sad.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank den003
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I can’t believe I didn’t do that tour before. I took the tour bus and my headphones and just hiked in the woods for two hours or so then we drove back. Was perfect. Loved every moment of it

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank coheneran
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had only an hour to hike through the park, but it was worth it. The views are stunning and it was really refreshing to escape for a while from busy SF city.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AliPablo
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice place to get a redwood "fix" near the city. Parking reservations are a must so plan ahead. Love the peace and quiet there.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MO8ball
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a step into a magical forest with giant trees, bridges and creeks! Beautiful stop for some awesome pictures.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank katiepate4
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a short drive across Golden Gate Bridge to Muir Woods. The scenery is breathtaking and so quiet. The walk is about 1 - 1 1/2 mile around but seems much shorter. Parking can be a problem so plan ahead.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank a b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a 1-day tour to Muir Woods during our last vacation in San Francisco. I simply loved this place!!!! This is a quiet, amazing and wonderful place to be if you love to be in contact with nature. In this bedazzling forrest you can...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 729euniceh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day trip if you llve or visiting San Francisco. One of my favorite National parks. Most hotels in SFO can book the tour, and there is a convenient pick-up/drop off by Union Square.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank mattinmpls
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fabulous park. Great hikes for every hiking level. The trees are amazing. It’s cool under those large canopies so bring a sweater. The gift shop is great too.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nicitica
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Lizzie I
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Response from dtroyston | Reviewed this property |
They were mostly concerned you arrived on the date and time on the pass.
Luke C
5 November 2018|
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Response from Richard R | Reviewed this property |
Greetings Luke C., 1-800-410-2419 is the phone number to call. This can be found on the Muir Woods web site. Takes a bit of digging to find it. Don't know why it isn't in the front. The person answering the phone can help... More
24 August 2018|
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Response from 2017sue2017 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we took the shuttle, which I highly recommend! It's a windy 2-lane road. It was nice to enjoy the view and not worry about the driving.