Muir Woods National Monument, named after John Muir is located just a short drive from San Francisco, is the perfect destination for nature lovers of all ages. The park’s ancient coastal redwood trees, some of which are over 250 feet tall, provide visitors with a sense of awe and wonder as they hike through the serene forest.
One of the main draws of Muir Woods is its easy accessibility. The park offers a variety of trails, ranging from easy, wheelchair-accessible paths to more challenging hikes. Whether you’re a seasoned hiker or just looking for a leisurely stroll, there’s a trail for you.
But Muir Woods is not just a nature lover’s paradise. The park’s rich history also makes it a great destination for history buffs. The land was originally inhabited by the Coast Miwok people, and the park’s visitor center offers exhibits and educational programs about their culture and the history of the area.
Additionally, Muir Woods is a great place for a family outing. The park offers ranger-led programs for children, and the natural setting provides endless opportunities for educational and fun-filled experiences.
Overall, Muir Woods National Monument offers something for everyone. The ancient redwoods, diverse wildlife, and rich history make it a must-see destination for nature lovers, history buffs, and families alike. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the beauty and tranquility of this national treasure.
How to Visit
Reservations are required to visit Muir Woods, you can make a reservation here: https://gomuirwoods.com/ or alternatively you can visit with Skyline Sightseeing by clicking the button below and joining our Muir Woods tour leaving from San Francisco.