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Muir Woods National Monument

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At the corner of Muir Woods Road and Camino Del Cyn, San Francisco, CA 94920


Muir Woods National Monument - Reviews from across the web

Great San Francisco tour - user review
Great San Francisco Tour! I took the Muir Woods tour with san francisco shuttle tours. We start at the Ferry Building and take a van through the city,over the Golden Gate and up Hi...

Muir Woods National Monument - user review
The Muir Woods National Monument is not only a place to observe the majesty of the towering coastal redwoods, but it is also a hushed respite from the noisy rush of San Francisco. You have to be going to the Muir Woods NM to find the place ??it?s not just right off the highway unless you're cutting...

Muir magnificence - user review
Amaze yourself with the splendor of ancient nature...take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city...get there early and get in for free and avoid the crowds. Pack a lunch and...

Tranquility at its best! - user review
Never pass on the opportunity to visit Muir Woods if you are ever in the San Francisco area. It an absolutely beautiful park, with trails that you can easily hike.We decided to take the ...

Excellent place for hiking - user review
This was my first visit to the muir woods and i will say that I made perfect decision. If you are hiking lover or even not you can enjoy the beauty of the redwood forests which m...

Muir Woods National Monument - user review
In less than a half hour, you can go from standing amid the skyscrapers of downtown San Francisco to standing in a redwood grove. Muir Woods National Monument, a 594-acre preserve of coastal redwood forest, was established by President Teddy Roosevelt in 1908. This home to thousand-year-old redwoods...

Yes, Virginia, There Really IS Solitude at Muir Woods! - user review
When I saw the fleet of tour buses in the parking lot and the chattering crowds outside the visitor center as I first approached Muir Woods, I felt a sense of bitter disappointment al...

Muir Woods National Monument - user review
This is perhaps one of the most famous nature spots in the world, and rightly so. Over 550 acres of land are smothered with thick, tall trees that reach up higher than one can see. The babbling Redwood Creek cuts through the park and is teeming with animal life. And ferns, moss and other small plant...

The trees are not that tall - user review
The redwood trees are actually quite small and thin. Dont...

Very peaceful - user review
Pros: almost everything - great views, nice redwoods (although not the largest), very peaceful, and trails for almost everyone to enjoy. Everyone was friendly and the trails were...

Take Time to Enjoy This Miracle - user review
Wear good walking shoes, take a good camera, and prepare your heart for one of the most beautifully peaceful places on earth. I live in the Midwest (nowhere close to CA), and I...

IgoUgo: Muir Woods National Monument - San Francisco, California - user review
Step back in time and into this primeval forest on Mount Tamaplais. Some of these towering redwoods are more than 2,000 years old. Trails are set out for the casual stroller and for the avid hiker looking for a challenge ...

spiritual - user review
Definitely worth a detour...this spot is not only visually beautiful but offers lovely scents (fragrant trees) and sounds (rippling brook and birds). Try to avoid a weekend, so you ca...

No title - user review
What a wonderful place. We took our 5 y.o. granddaughter with us on this trip. She had so much fun. A beautiful and magical forest. Did not have enough time to fully explore this pla...

You must see the Redwood trees - user review
Muir Woods is about 12 miles north of San Francisco. It is a National Park that covers a size of about 500 acres mainly consisting of coast redwood which can grow to over 250 feet and l...

You want to be reborn - user review
This probably the most delightful thing other than wine country in Northern California. People who live in the bay go there at least one a week....great place to cleanse your body.......

Fantastic for familes - user review
My husband and our 4- and 2-year-old loved exploring Muir Woods. There are paved paths for those wanting a casual walk and windy dirt trails for the more adventerous. We did both an...

A Peaceful, Tranquill and Awe Inspiring Experince! - user review
We arrived at Muir Woods by rental car at about 8:30. It is a VERY windy curvy ride to the woods. We had our GPS with us as well as the directions provided by TripAdvisor members so it wa...

Beautiful Forest - user review
Lovely walk in the dark, lush forest - very quiet as there are no insects or birds or squirrels - sunlight would occasionally stream through in distinct beams - the drive up the hill w...

Leasure walk though time - user review
Muir Woods, time stands still in this breath taking forest of ancient redwoods where ferns,multi colored mushrooms and many other plant life along a gentle stream make you forget abo...

SC redwoods rock - user review
It is a nice little redwood grove. But if you really want to see some go to S. Cruz Co. and Big Basin or He...

Enjoyed the hike... - user review
If you want to catch a glimpse of the towering redwood trees without travelling too far from San Francisco, the locals will instantly tell you that Muir Woods is the place to go...

Best Anniversary Trip We Ever Had. - user review
We loved it. I was in awe! I have always wanted to take a walk amoung the Redwoods, and we did it for our 18th Anniversary. Its was so serine and tranquil. I loved every minute of...

Awesome, Majestic, and Awe-Inspiring!! - user review
Spent a short hour or so here, I was limited because I was with my 60 year old mother who isn't a hiker, and we were on a time crunch. I can't wait to get back there to do some more hi...

Muir Woods National Monument (U.S. National Park Service)
Muir Woods National Monument is a part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA), one of the largest urban national parks in the world. GGNRA was established in 1972 and contains 75,398 acres extend from Tomales Bay in Marin County to San Mateo County in the south, encompassing 59 miles of...

Muir Woods National Monument, near San Francisco, California
There are many places in north California with more impressive redwood trees, but Muir Woods is very popular (receiving nearly one million visitors each year) on account of its proximity to San Francisco, just 15 miles south across the Golden Gate Bridge. Named after the famous Scottish naturalist, ...

Muir Woods National Monument, CA
Muir Woods Café serving sandwiches and traditional favorites plus a selection of healthy alternatives including organic soups, salads and vegetarian options. Also enjoy frozen desserts, ice-cold drinks and freshly brewed Starbucks coffee along with scenic views from the indoor dining area or ...

Tour Muir Woods National Monument just across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco.
—which begins on Mt. Tamalpais and ends at Muir Beach on the Pacific Ocean—runs year-round but slows to a trickle in late summer. The stream nearly bisects Muir Woods National Park and hosts fish, salamanders and insects. Several bridges—numbered 1 through 4— along the main trail...

Muir Woods National Monument - San Francisco Attractions | Priceline.com
MILL VALLEY. More than 1 million people visit Muir Woods National Monument each year, and for good reason. The grove of coast redwoods has been protected for a century, and the amazing specimens rank among the tallest trees in the world. Some reach 252 feet, are 14 feet across, and are more than 10...

Muir Woods National Monument, California
Until the 1800's, many northern California coastal valleys were covered with coast redwood trees similar to those now found in Muir Woods National Monument. The forest along Redwood Creek in today's Muir Woods was spared from logging because it was hard to get to. Noting that Redwood Creek contained...

Muir Woods National Monument
can be over 60 times taller than a human. The Sequoia Sempervirens (or Coast Redwood) is the tallest tree species in the world at times measuring over 370-ft (113 m). Thousands of years ago these mighty beings covered much of North America but as the earth naturally warmed, their growing region was ...

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