Angel Island State Park, San Francisco

4.4
#3 of 12 in Nature in San Francisco
The second largest island in San Francisco Bay, Angel Island State Park was once an immigration point and a quarantine island. Take a public ferry or private boats from the city to the island, where you can capture photos of the city across the bay. Along with biking and hiking trails, the park is home to the Angel Island Immigration Station, which operated from 1910 to 1940. The military used the island in the 19th century, when the entire island was known as Fort McDowell, the East Garrison. To visit Angel Island State Park and other attractions in San Francisco, use our San Francisco online trip itinerary maker.
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  • This is a must see for people who want to get away from the urban environment and be close to home. Take the Ferry (only way to get there), your bicycle, hiking/walking shoes, a picnic lunch and be.....  more »
  • We really enjoyed our time here. We felt like we were the only people on the island, because we hardly ever saw others as we walked around and saw the gorgeous views of the bay. It's a five mile...  more »

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