Muir Woods National Monument, Mill Valley

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. To visit Muir Woods National Monument and other attractions in Mill Valley, use our Mill Valley trip planner .
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  • I have been in this park several times - enjoy it every single time. There are several paths, some easy and some needs effort. The winter is the best time to do this park, because of the damp air. I w...  more »
  • The mood sit there so very different as in SFO. No wind, tropical, silent. The trees are really impressive, there are many hiking trails of all levels of difficulty. Only downside is the arduous journey: hardly any parking. It is recommended to take the bus, therefore, but also the offer is scarce and who comes too late will not be taken with due to lack of seating! Prepare so well: SFO ferry and there Board the bus (not on the road!)
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  • It is a short trip from San Francisco that is really worth careful with parking lots. As is full especially in weekend reviewing parking policy because it will have to be set aside
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