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Angel Island State Park

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Address: Pier 41, San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone Number: 415 435 1915
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Biking, Hiking, Group tours/walking tour, Walking, Camping, Picnicking
Description: The largest island in San Francisco Bay features magnificent views of...
The largest island in San Francisco Bay features magnificent views of Marin County and San Francisco, while offering a wide variety of recreation for outdoor enthusiasts.
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Went as part of the Alcatraz tour. Enjoyed it more than Alcatraz. Next time, I would rather ferry across from Tiburon, rent bikes, bring a picnic lunch. and self-tour the island... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
Brian M
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Redlands, California

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Fremont, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

this was absolutely the worst 4th I have ever had. Not just because we could not see the fireworks due to the fog. The distance from the fireworks to the Angel Island vantage point is way too far to enjoy. The wait on the ferry coming back was over 1.5 hours. Historically, the island has some redeeming value but the... More 

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Redlands, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Went as part of the Alcatraz tour. Enjoyed it more than Alcatraz. Next time, I would rather ferry across from Tiburon, rent bikes, bring a picnic lunch. and self-tour the island. Awesome views from all sides of the island.

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Greenville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Best place in San Fran to visit. We rented bikes, took the ferry from SF and enjoyed a beautiful morning at this Island. Would have loved to stayed and camped, and will do on our next visit. The island was so breath taking with sweeping views of the city, of nearby towns, and the other bay areas, the bike path... More 

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Pinellas Park, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

If you enjoy piece and quiet and amazing views and enjoy exploring and hiking, then Angel Island is for you. We booked this along with Alcatraz and boy do I wish we were able to stay longer. This island is the best kept secret in the bay area. You are able to take a tour of the island, it takes... More 

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Hayward, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Robert made the tour. My mother uses a walker and Robert made sure she was able to get in and out of the tram safely. He even took us down to the Immigration Station since there is no way my parents could walk it. I can't thank Robert enough for making our visit special. If you get Robert you will... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We took the boat from pier 41 for a price of 18$ for a return ticket. The sailing took 1/2 hour. We spend 3 hours at the island and walked to the U.S. Immigration station and the military base. It wasn't difficult to hike though the road goes up and down, but the view from the island over the see... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Despite numerous trips to San Francisco over the years, this was my first time to Angel Island. Took the earliest ferry over from Pier 41 in San Francisco at 9:45 ($18 round trip), hiked to the top of Mount Livermore, then around about half of the perimeter road, including looking around the old military builds of the East Garrison, then... More 

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Foster City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I and five more friends took ferry from SF. If you want to bike, rent one in SF before boarding Ferry which would be cheaper. Bike rentals on island cost $13.50/hr or $50/day and should be returned before 3:00 PM on weekdays and 3:30 PM on weekends. The ferry ride in itself provides great views of Golden Gate Bridge, Bay... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We went to this Island with a package with Alcatraz. We absoultely loved it! I wish we had more time to spend here. Our family could have spent a whole day there hiking and exploring the island. The tram tour was very good and the driver and workers on the island very nice and helpful. The only thing that I... More 

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Greenwood, Indiana, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Loved hiking the perimeter road trail for great vistas of shoreline. Picnicked near the old army hospital. Great views of Golden Gate Bridge.

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Address: Address: Pier 41, San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone Number: 415 435 1915
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco

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