Muir Woods

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Muir Woods San Francisco Reviews

tirsomaldonado tirsomal…
322 reviews
Giant sequoias 30 minutes from San Francisco Apr 01, 2011
It has been my fifth time visiting San Francisco and I had some homework to do! Everyone talked to me about Muir Woods, so we definitely decided to go. I guess you have some organized trips, but as we rented a car, we drove all the way to the park.

I recommend you to go early in the morning, at least if it is a Saturday :) around 1pm it was so full people could not even park. The entrance is only $5 per person.

Some trails were closed so we just did the standard tour. If you take your time and you are into photography, it will take you 1 1/2 hours to visit it. Even if you have heard about giant sequoias, when you see the first one you freak out! Damn, they are enormous! just take a look to some of our pictures... ;)
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yekcoh yekcoh
3 reviews
Muir forest May 17, 2008
ok so on my way to stinson beach while i was in sf it was rediculously hot, but i had the top off the jeep so that helped jk, we took the long way to the beach through the forest. The sites as you drive through the forrest are unforgetable. It really reminded me of being on a 2-track going through the mountains. That is with the exceptiong of it being paved and going by small towns on the way. It was crazy beautiful and i recommend the drive to everyone. To get there just follow the sign from the 1 and you can also end up in stinson beach which isnt a bad place either.
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worldup worldup
27 reviews
Aug 09, 2005
One of the sites to see on the way to Sonoma or a day trip from San Fancisco is Muir Woods. Muir Woods is a 295 acre Redwood Forest. It is 12 miles north of Golden Gate Bridge. It is open from 8am to sunset year round. The roads into Muir Woods are very steep and winding. The parking situation is not much fun. If it is busy you will be walking a good half-mile to the entrance.

These trees are huge. It really is a sight to behold. Many of the trees are over 300 feet high and 600 years old. There are many hiking paths for both the stroller and the adventurer. We stayed here for a few hours just walking around and enjoying the scenery.
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