Muir Woods and Mt. Tamalpais

Wildflowers near Mountain Home Inn, Mt. Tamalpais

Today I share some images from a hike Thursday (4/14) morning and afternoon through Muir Woods and Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County, California. For all of my hiking in Northern California and Mt. Whitney, this was my first visit to Muir Woods. The redwoods are magnificent and I recommend a visit for everyone. Muir Woods is very popular and I can only imagine the weekend crowds. But the first mile of the main trail is family and handicap-friendly. It warmed my heart to see people in wheelchairs being able to enjoy the views. Wildflowers are abundant throughout, but especially on the sunnier trails of Mt. Tam. Happy Trails.

Muir Woods, California

Redwoods in Muir Woods

Redwood Sorrel growing in crevice of a dead tree

Wild iris along the Ben Johnson Trail

Ben Johnson Trail, Muir Woods

Wooly Paintbrush on Mt. Tamalpais

Wooly Paintbrush, Mt. Tamalpais

Lupines near Mountain Home, Mt. Tamalpais

Redwoods near Muir Woods main entrance


About victorvolta

I am a freelance photographer/writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. I grew up in the very suburban city of Santa Clara. Education: San Jose State University (class of '84) BA degree in Journalism with concentrations in Photojournalism and English. Favorite Foods: Ribeye steaks and Stan's Doughnuts (separate plates, usually). Favorite Drinks: Strong gourmet coffee and Trader Joe's Blood Orange Italian Soda (separate cups).
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