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Muir Woods National Monument

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  • hikerly
    "Try a 4.5 mile loop hike on the Ben Johnson and Dipsea Trails."(5 Tips)
    naveen
    "start up the ocean view trail to the top and pick your return."(5 Tips)
    Shiraz N.
    "Ben Johnson trail from the hillside trail"(4 Tips)
    Storm C.
    "Lovely and easy to walk trails through beautiful redwoods"(3 Tips)
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  • Vibeke P.
    Vibeke Poulsen3 days ago
    A great place to se the huge trees if you dont have time for Yosemite or want to go a place les crowded
  • Pelin G.
    This place is incredible if you want to get away from the busy streets of SF 😊
  • Amy
    Amy3 weeks ago
    Get here early, gets very busy. Lovely escape of the city.
  • Trevor K.
    Trevor KivNovember 4
    Go early and beat the crowd
  • Seth M.
    Seth McCombsNovember 1
    A MUST see. A beautiful place to walk, observe, and just take in nature. Just a short trip from downtown, but a relaxing place to get away from it all!
  • Denise F.
    Denise FOctober 28
    If you don't have car, get an Uber and come back with a shuttle, just pay attention with schedule. Good park, small and easy to walk. They have more adventurous trails if u like.
  • Dave S.
    Dave SawyerOctober 23
    Still a lovely place on a rainy day, and far fewer people on the trails once you get out from the gift shop a little further.
  • jiresell
    jiresellOctober 3
    Just beautiful! I recommend visiting. It's like going to Jurassic Park!
  • Sabina E.
    Sabina EneJuly 12
    My favourite spot in Northern California. The redwoods are breathtaking!
  • Tiffany L.
    Only a 30 minute drive from SF. Great day trip!
  • Đorđe G.
    Awesome hikes! Not too difficult or long, bit with awesome views on the top.
  • Dave M.
    Dave MorinJune 11
    The best National Monument in America.
  • Mike D.
    Mike DJune 7
    Wander through the trees and go back in time 200 or 200,000 years. What a magnificent place.
  • Richirich G.
    Loved it but make sure your there early. Parking is horrible. Another option is to park in Pohono and take the shuttle to Muir Woods, it's only $5/ticket.
  • Neil M.
    Everything
  • clap81
    clap81May 3
    Nature in the wild state
  • clap81
    clap81May 3
    Omg! What can I say? A-ma-zing!!!!!
  • Antonello L.
    Much better if you leave crowds and enjoy its silence
  • Daron Y.
    Not enough parking locations.
  • Donna M.
    Donna MartinMarch 31
    Main loop is an easy trek to all 4 bridges in under 2 hours.
  • Robert M.
    Robert MasonMarch 14
    Hiking on the Forest Moon of Endor. An easy drive from San Francisco into Marin County, these trees will make even the most hardened city-dweller appreciate the beauty of nature.
  • Odile R.
    Odile RoujolFebruary 13
    Come at 8.00 am or impossible To Park in the We
  • Jules B.
    Jules BelcherFebruary 7
    The trees! and the park rangers - just like something out of Yogi Bear!
  • Deepak B.
    Get there early to find parking or take the shuttle if you are late
  • cami j.
    cami j.December 27, 2015
    great place to go with people who don't love hiking. trails are accessible and the redwoods are beautiful. parking is a hot mess, though, so carpool and try to come on off-peak days and hours.
  • Lena K.
    Lena KiddDecember 24, 2015
    Great trails but parking is terrible
  • Sherri N.
    Sherri NashNovember 26, 2015
    Redwoods, California, beautiful drive, nice hike, Mt. Tam, Dipsea trail, bicycling
  • Niamh B.
    Niamh BreslinNovember 20, 2015
    The winding roads to the park made me want to cry but the park and tranquility made it worth it
  • Stephen M.
    Stephen MundtNovember 4, 2015
    This place is absolutely amazing. Pictures can not show the splendor of visiting. I still can't believe such natural beauty is only 30 minutes from downtown San Francisco.
  • Gregor P.
    Gregor PlieschnigOctober 28, 2015
    Such an amazing and breathtaking experience. Also accessible for people in wheelchairs!
  • Natalie K.
    Natalie KOctober 21, 2015
    Beautiful redwoods. Get here early if you want to park less than a mile away.
  • Storm C.
    Storm C.September 17, 2015
    Lovely and easy to walk trails through beautiful redwoods
  • Michael A.
    Michael AraujoSeptember 13, 2015
    This place is beautiful and so impressive these unique and old trees.
  • Charlotte A.
    Charlotte AnderssonSeptember 4, 2015
    A bit off, but a nice and calm place.
  • Yoojin L.
    Yoojin L.August 26, 2015
    If you're going solo or in a very small group, head off the main trail for a serene hike away from all the chatter. You'll encounter narrow dirt paths with minimal foot traffic.
  • Euni K.
    Euni KAugust 17, 2015
    the trail is great! but, the communication about shuttle times or the availability of shuttles compared to the demand isn't super great. make sure to plan ahead, leave early and be 1st in line!
  • Ibtisam T.
    Ibtisam TahirAugust 17, 2015
    Beautiful nature ❤️👍
  • Justin S.
    Justin SullivanAugust 5, 2015
    Arrive @ 6 or later in the summer for thinner crowds and closet parking and FREE admission. You'll enjoy it more.
  • ipung z.
    ipung zanJuly 23, 2015
    Cool and fun...
  • Jerry C.
    Jerry CJuly 23, 2015
    On weekends go very early or very late. Otherwise crowds and parking are overwhelming.
  • C B.
    C BaileyJune 30, 2015
    Come see the tall trees. Great for a family friendly hike. Lovely gift shop as well.
  • Neil B.
    Neil BuckmanJune 26, 2015
    Parking is sparse, get there early or take the shuttle.
  • Ryan S.
    Ryan SandefurJune 12, 2015
    Something you'll never forget!
  • Morgan R.
    Morgan RoderickJune 7, 2015
    Walk far enough away from the visitors centre to enjoy the quiet, there's a remarkable contrast to city life. I would go early morning on a weekday, if going again
  • Bohyun S.
    Bohyun SuhMay 18, 2015
    nice view, fresh air, easy trails
  • David
    DavidMay 12, 2015
    See ancient redwoods over 100 years old. Short 1.5hr hike, 7 per entry and go on weekdays
  • Linda A.
    Linda AldredMarch 22, 2015
    Amazing place! Take your Dramamine for car ride into canyon. Once there, be sure to participate in "tree talk" held every couple hours. Great facts and info!
  • Joshua C.
    Joshua ChaneyMarch 17, 2015
    Beautiful and peaceful! My favorite state park in SF!
  • Amy B.
    Amy BFebruary 28, 2015
    Amazingly peaceful if you go early (before 9am) or hike far to get away from crowds.
  • Chris B.
    Chris BurkeFebruary 10, 2015
    The majesty of these ancient trees is enough for me to keep coming back. The trails are awesome. Best visited right before the summer season.
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