Muir Woods National Monument, Mill Valley

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Just a short drive north of San Francisco, Muir Woods National Monument protects a pristine area of about 97 hectares (240 acres) of old-growth redwood forest. Walk among the giant trees, which are some of the tallest living things on the planet. You can choose from several trails, ranging in length and difficulty. For an easy hike through a grove of trees nearly a millennium old, take the short main trail loop. If you feel a little more adventurous, put on pair of good hiking shoes and take the 3 km (2 mi) trail to the top of "Cardiac Hill," which offers unobstructed views of San Francisco and the Pacific Ocean. Put Muir Woods National Monument at the forefront of your travel plans using our Mill Valley trip builder.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Muir Woods are very worthy of your time. There are gorgeous trails trough these breathtaking woods. Even though it can get busy during peak seasons, you will still have moments of quiet serenity durin...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    We went early morning at 8, plenty of parking space. Hike orange trail and hilltop. It was easy hike and finished in two hours. It was a pleasant visit. By the time we came out, there was so many cars...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    I'm afraid that I was a bit underwhelmed with Muir woods. I live in the beautiful British countryside and we have woods as nice or nicer than this - although we do not have trees that are so big. But ...  more »

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