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Hillside Trail

Intermediate
 3.2 (6)

Just above the valley floor, look into the heart and branches of these old growth coastal redwoods.


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Map Key

0.7

Miles

1.2

KM

Point to Point

320' 98 m

High

172' 52 m

Low

206' 63 m

Up

107' 33 m

Down

8%

Avg Grade (5°)

18%

Max Grade (10°)

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Family Friendly For families with toddlers the grade is gradual enough to loop with the Redwood Creek Trail to complete a loop through the park. Plenty of room to explore and investigate the forest.

Description

Most hikers utilize this trail to complete the shorter loop through the Muir Woods National Monument. This direction is a gradual climb and connects with the Redwood Creek Trail at the end of the valley. Expect a good amount of traffic going in both directions. The trail is well-maintained and easy to hike along.

Flora & Fauna

Old growth coastal redwoods are the featured attraction of the park.

Contacts

Shared By:

Phil DiGirolamo

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  3.2 from 6 votes

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Tall trees
May 12, 2016 near Mill Va…, CA
Muir Woods, Marin County, CA
Sep 5, 2015 near Mill Va…, CA
Muir Woods- quiet, cool, fresh forest air - how peaceful.
Mar 24, 2016 near Mill Va…, CA
Muir Woods, Marin County, CA
Sep 5, 2015 near Mill Va…, CA
The Main Trail making its way through the trees.
Feb 5, 2016 near Mill Va…, CA
Redwoods are abundant along the Main Trail.
Feb 5, 2016 near Mill Va…, CA

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Nov 5, 2019
Samuel Doss
0.7mi — 0h 30m
Jun 1, 2019
Shelly Dee
Mar 8, 2019
Gregory Varnum
Feb 17, 2019
Emily Bradberry
Oct 14, 2018
Darren Weissbratten
Jun 17, 2018
Francis Japlit
Jan 5, 2018
Chris McCloud
Visited as part of California trip 2017-2018 with Jiaxin & Sasi. (Or done in 2011 on visit with parents)
Jun 22, 2017
Matt Hage