Muir Woods announces reopening

Muir Woods National Monument, the historic preserve of old growth coastal redwoods 20 miles north of San Francisco, will reopen to visitors on Monday after being closed for over three months due to the coronavirus pandemic.

One of few remaining valleys of coastal redwoods on the west coast, Muir Woods was saved from development in 1907 by US Congressman and Marin resident William Kent, and was soon after declared a National Monument by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1908. The park was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.

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