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Redwood Creek Trail

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Amble with the giant Coastal Redwoods, listen to them grow, imagine being one of them.


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Map Key

1.2

Miles

1.9

KM

Point to Point

264' 80 m

High

136' 41 m

Low

175' 53 m

Up

51' 16 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

11%

Max Grade (6°)

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Features Views · Waterfall · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly Easy access for any who need wheels to get around.

Description

From the visitor's center, begin this trail through a valley of "Old Growth Coastal Redwoods". This will be an outing like no other, due to the incredible trees that line this trail. If you need, there are plenty of benches to sit back and look up from. Standing with your head bent back to look into the heart of one of these giants can take its toll.

The Muir Woods National Monument is one of the most visited in the world, so you'll likely need to share the trail with others. Work your way along the creek where water, fog, cool air and shade make for ideal growing conditions for a rare and spectacular tree species. This small park has one of the last remaining stands of impressive Coastal Redwoods.

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Shared By:

Phil DiGirolamo

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Muir Woods
May 12, 2016 near Mill Va…, CA
Big trees are great all over in Muir Woods.
May 12, 2016 near Mill Va…, CA
Muir Woods
Jul 28, 2015 near Tamalpa…, CA
Tall trees
May 12, 2016 near Mill Va…, CA
Muir Woods Canopy View Trail
May 12, 2016 near Mill Va…, CA
Sunlight filtering in the redwoods.
Sep 15, 2016 near Tamalpa…, CA

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Jul 11, 2020
Lyz Dinh
Jun 1, 2019
Joe Winegardner
May 30, 2019
Daniel Pew
25 May 2019
May 9, 2019
Caroline Hartford
walked the creek trail to fern, lost and canopy back to the creek trail — 12h 16m
Feb 17, 2019
Emily Bradberry
Dec 8, 2018
Genna Hill
Aug 12, 2018
Melissa Rolland
Jul 30, 2018
Esther Shen