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Muir Woods National Monument

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Address: 1 Muir Woods Rd, Mill Valley, CA 94941-4205
Phone Number: +1 415-388-2595
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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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Inspiring experience to see these redwoods

I didn't think this tour would be much fun, but it turned out to be an awe inspiring experience to see those beautiful redwood trees and be able to stand next to something... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Bountiful, Utah
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Bountiful, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I didn't think this tour would be much fun, but it turned out to be an awe inspiring experience to see those beautiful redwood trees and be able to stand next to something hundreds of years old. Our tour adviser, Aaron, was great. He knew a lot of history of the area and about the redwoods and pointed out many... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Don't go with Extranomical - we had an horrific time... Transport breakdown, lack of transparency etc... that being said, the woods are a great place.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well, we took this tour on 18th November, half day tour - bus broke down. Of course that can't be predicted. Unfortunately our driver / guide made lots of excuses... and timed it badly. One of the other passengers on the tour ended up calling the company to get another bus - the driver / guide didn't want to do... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This incredible patch of old growth redwoods is simply stunning. Just 30-40 minutes outside of San Francisco, this national landmark is an absolute must. Not only are the views as you drive here, from the coastal highway, stunning, the hiking in the Muir Woods is delightful. The air here is moist and the trees are majestic. Some foot paths are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visted this nationalpark on black friday instead of shopping. Was pleasently suprised with quite a number of nature lovers. Reached by 11.00 am so had no problem with parking. Since we had a national park pass the admission was free. Nicely preserved.please observe silence.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

National parks are the proudest accomplishment of this country and Muir Woods is a gem. Close to the city, but takes you back centuries. The air is so fresh and the trees majestic. I could go back next week and enjoy just as much. Be prepared for cool and moist climate.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Pretty cool trees that are least 50 to 80 ft tall with trails.They had a visitors center,Gift Shop and a café.Its too bad that we didn't get to do all of it because we were on a sightseeing tour with Grayline..if we had more time we would've done more hiking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We are not environmental tourists but we love the outdoors and the beauty of nature. Visiting Muir Woods was a highlight of our visit to the area. What does it look like? A friend of a friend in San Francisco told us that the giant sequoias were the inspiration for the Forest Moo of Endor in Star Wars. This is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Muir Woods during a foggy morning, arriving right before the park opened (~8am). Had our choice of parking spots at the main lot and walked right in. Enjoyed our time in this peaceful park with maybe a dozen other people. When we were ready to leave (~10am), all of the parking lots were full and tour bus loads... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful morning stroll through the redwoods on a misty drizzly day. Wasn't super crowded when we went, which was a plus. Scenery was gorgeous. The walk was doable in about an hour.

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