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Stay Away from Muir Woods

Posted by Karen Nierlich on

Stay Away from Muir Woods

Muir Woods is a beautiful place that's become an overrun tourist attraction. Lack of parking is so extreme, they've outlawed parking along the road and people now take a Muir Woods shuttle in after the two small parking lots are full.  Yeah, the magnificent old growth redwoods are there. But you are never going to have a peaceful moment there on a summer weekend when thousands descend on Muir Woods! If you are a local and have never seen Muir Woods, go on a weekday in the middle of Winter. Or go on a day when the whole world is watching a major sporting event. Otherwise go hike someplace else.  This...

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