Go Wild with Muir Woods National Monument
Nothing exemplifies California’s dramatic landscape than sky-high redwood trees. At Muir Woods, you will find exactly that. Located just 16 miles north of San Francisco, this national monument is a must-see for anyone who loves nature and wants to get close to it. Here you will find peace and calmness, away from the noise of the city. Muir Woods is an ideal place to take breathtaking pictures and making moments long lasting memories.
Why Visit this Place?
There is nothing more beautiful than nature so while visiting a place you definitely need to visit its scenic sights like woods and parks etc. Muir Woods are a treat to the eyes with the tall tower like redwoods, lush-green trails that take you to witness some of the most picturesque views of the city and a serene ambiance that helps you enjoy an amazing time with your family or friends etc.
The best thing about this place is that you can visit it on any one of the 365 days in the year and there is no requirement of prior reservation or any other such formality. Although it is a peaceful place but you need to be careful about the hours in which you visit it because it is quite popular but has a limited parking space. Thus, in order to avoid any inconvenience, it is advisable to either go early in the morning around 8 am to 9am or an hour or two before its closing time.
The Awesome Trails:
If you are looking for some memorable time, beautiful views and light adventure, then you need to put on your hiking shoes. You can enjoy the best time of your life on these trails covered in fog at some areas while being showered with sunshine at others. You can make videos or take pictures as you hike along the trails that wind among the trees to take you to awe-inspiring destinations.
The trails end at the Cathedral Grove and Bohemian Grove, and along Redwood Creek. The sights these destinations offer are definitely worth the sweat, calories and energy that you burn on your way up. You can choose the trail that best suits your comfort and level of love for scenic views.
There is nothing more romantic than witnessing the sun set on a lovely evening at any one of the points these trails take you to. The two famous trails known as the Ben Johnson and Dipsea trails end at the hillside that offers a stunning view that is literally worth dying for. This view includes the sight of Pacific Ocean, Mount Tamalpais from the Tamalpais park situated adjacent to the Muir Woods and the treetops which are covered with dewdrops early in the morning.
The orange sun setting into the pacific, the city embellished with stunning lights or he morning sun rising over the top of the hills, are three of the most amazing sights that these trails have to offer. Thus, you definitely need to carry your camera with you to capture these magical sights.