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Sunny day at Point Bonita Lighthouse
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Lighthouse Trailhead
Discover how Point Bonita provided safe passage through the treacherous Golden Gate and experience the last manned lighthouse on the Pacific Coast.
Barred owl in Muir Woods National Monument
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Muir Woods Visitor Center
Join docent Steffen on a strenuous five-mile dusk hike in search of owls struggling for supremacy in the old growth forest. Reservations required.
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Preservation of this unique landscape comes with its own unique challenges: come learn more about cultural resource management, stewardship, and the future of the SF-88 Nike Missile Site.
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Entrance fee to Muir Woods is free only on April 15-16 and April 22-23 and not the entire week of National Park Week.
Visitors at the Nike Missile Site
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NIKE Missile Site SF-88
Veterans of the Nike site share their first-hand stories and experiences at the only restored Nike Missile Site in the country.
Visitors at the Nike Missile Site
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Battery Townsley
This restored Cold War anti-aircraft missile site has intriguing stories to tell.
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Stroll through an old-growth redwood forest, hear tall tales, soar in the sounds and smells, and hear the historical and ecological story of Muir Woods.
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This restored Cold War anti-aircraft missile site has intriguing stories to tell.
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We have an exciting new wildlife study focused on the pollinators of Mt Tam. Join MMWD and SF State researchers to collect, clean and pin bees for the Bee Pollinator Inventory Project.
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In this informative and entertaining account, Williams investigates cutting-edge research as she travels to frafrant cypress forests in Korea to meet the rangers who administer "forest healing programs", to the green hills of Scotland and its "ecotherapeutic" approach to caring for the mentally ill, to a river trip in Idaho with Iraqi vets suffering from PTSD, to the West Virginia mountains where she discovers how being outside helps children with ADHD.