- 1 Is Muir Woods worth visiting?
- 2 How much does it cost to go to Muir Woods?
- 3 Can I take an Uber to Muir Woods?
- 4 How long does the Muir Woods shuttle take?
- 5 Is Sausalito worth visiting?
- 6 What is the best time to visit Muir Woods?
- 7 How long do you need at Muir Woods?
- 8 How should I dress for Muir Woods?
- 9 Is Muir Woods the same as the redwood forest?
- 10 How far is Muir Woods from Fisherman’s Wharf?
- 11 How do you get to Muir Woods from San Francisco without a car?
- 12 Is there cell service in Muir Woods?
- 13 Is Muir Woods open to the public?
- 14 Are there bears in Muir Woods?
- 15 How far is Muir Woods from San Francisco?
Is Muir Woods worth visiting?
A visit to Muir Woods is well worth the time, especially if you are not otherwise going to have a chance to see redwood trees. The site is reasonably easy to visit (we took a tour). It was busy during the afternoon, but we didn’t expect anything else.
How much does it cost to go to Muir Woods?
The entrance fee is $15.00 for people 16 years and older. A parking reservation is $8.50 per vehicle OR a spot on the shuttle is $3.25 per person. Is Muir Woods accessible to those with limited mobility?
Can I take an Uber to Muir Woods?
uber, lyft and taxis will go to muir woods, but be prepared to pay a premium. If both Muir Woods parking and the shuttle are sold out, Uber, Lyft or a Taxi can get you up to forest as well.
How long does the Muir Woods shuttle take?
The Muir Woods shuttle takes approximately 30 minutes from the drop-off locations to get to the park entrance.
Is Sausalito worth visiting?
Getting to Sausalito is worth the trip, too, whether you take the ferry or drive across the Golden Gate Bridge. While views of San Francisco are stunning, Sausalito has its own magic. Sausalito is a quiet, charming town reminiscent of hilly Mediterranean villages.
What is the best time to visit Muir Woods?
Due to its proximity to a large urban area, Muir Woods National Monument sees the highest visitation from May until about October. If your trip falls on one of the peak visitation months, try to avoid weekends and also arrive by 8 a.m. when it opens.
How long do you need at Muir Woods?
How long should you spend in Muir Woods? If you plan to explore the main area, I recommend setting aside a couple of hours for your visit. If you plan to hike one of the longer trails, you could spend up to 3 to 5 hours hiking around.
How should I dress for Muir Woods?
Make sure you are fully prepared for your trip to Muir Woods by packing your sweaters, jackets and these other hiking products.
- Rain Jacket – keep dry in the rain and fog.
- Light Backpack – great to carry your gear.
- Beanie – keep warm and cozy on foggy mornings.
Is Muir Woods the same as the redwood forest?
Muir Woods is only a short ride from the City–just across the Golden Gate Bridge and past the town of Mill Valley. The trees are coastal redwoods. They are not the “redwoods” seen in inland forests like Yosemite; an exhibit in Muir Woods shows different kinds of trees called “redwoods.”
How far is Muir Woods from Fisherman’s Wharf?
The distance between Fishermans Wharf and Muir Woods National Monument is 11 miles. The road distance is 17 miles.
How do you get to Muir Woods from San Francisco without a car?
Unfortunately, there aren’t many reliable options for public Muir Woods transportation from the city. You can take the bus from San Francisco to Sausalito, and the Muir Woods shuttle from Sausalito to the park. But keep in mind that it takes at least an hour on public transit to get between the park and the city!
Is there cell service in Muir Woods?
There is NO cell phone service or WiFi at or around Muir Woods National Monument. Download your parking reservation or shuttle ticket in advance. Muir Woods National Monument is open 365 days a year.
Is Muir Woods open to the public?
Muir Woods National Monument is OPEN to visitors. Due to COVID 19 guidelines and restrictions, the park has limited visiting hours. NPS Know Before You Go info.
Are there bears in Muir Woods?
There is no chance that you will be harmed by or even see a bear in the Muir Woods.
How far is Muir Woods from San Francisco?
How far is Muir Woods from San Francisco? The park is located in the town of Mill Valley, about 17 miles north of San Francisco.