Muir Woods National Monument, California


Subject:
National Parks & Forests , California: Recreation , California , California Parks & Recreation Areas

Description:
Website for this park in Marin County, California, that was proclaimed a National Monument by President Theodore Roosevelt on January 9, 1908. "Muir Woods become the 7th National Monument, and the first created from land donated by a private individual." Features a timeline, brief background about John Muir and William Kent (who donated the land), and details about animals and plants (such as the old-growth coastal redwoods). From the National Park Service (NPS).

Publisher:
National Park Service (NPS)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.nps.gov/muwo/


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