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Outskirts: San Francisco’s Muir Woods National Monument

Just 12 miles north of San Francisco and across the Golden Gate Bridge are ancient redwoods that tower to over 200 feet tall, and the opportunity to stand in the presence of trees that are centuries old. Muir Woods contains six miles of trails, and after entering the forest, sounds are confined to the creek, birds chirping, and your footsteps moving across the forest floor. Bring a water bottle and wear comfortable shoes for a day exploring the last remaining stand of ancient redwoods in the San Francisco bay area. Read Full Story

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