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Angel Island State Park

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Open today: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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  • Average7%
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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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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Pier 41, San Francisco, CA 94109
Fisherman’s Wharf
+1 415-435-1915
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 29 July 2008

There are 2 ways to get to Angel Island: the ferry from San Francisco or the ferry from Tiburon. The Tiburon ferry is by far the shorter ride and the ferries go more often. (The town of Tiburon in Marin County is cute with many...More

20  Thank Woodside_Lady
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 29 July 2010

When all of the Alcatraz tours were booked up except for the combo tour with Angel Island we decided to bite the bullet and do it. There are beautiful views of the bay and the city from AI and the island has an interesting past...More

9  Thank georgiagirl120
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I had the great opportunity to go camping on the island and was lucky to snag East Bay site 3! It looked as if there was a downed tree or two in the past and they hadn't had a chance to clean things up much,...More

Thank noantsinmypants
Reviewed 3 days ago

Was so impressed with this place. So much fun to rent a few bikes and cruise around the island seeing the breathtaking views. Highly recommend this as a family activity.

Thank Chad S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Take a picnic basket and spend the day. Quiet and historical with great views old forts and much more. Lots of walking with few others b.c around

Thank Bullseye1791
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is definitely a plan ahead location. See the website and do your research! Definitely make a reservation for the shuttle(to the US Immigration Station)and/or the tram (tour around island)BEFORE you leave home. We had planned our day out, arrived on the first ferry from...More

Thank Cindy409c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Patrons should be informed when purchasing ferry tickets that tram service has ended for the day and when/if the immigration station is closed. After leaving the ferry we were informed all the tram staff had left the island and it wasn't even 2 pm, so...More

Thank Janice D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a well maintained state park which chronicles the life of the Chinese going through the immigration process. The state park maintain some of the buildings which held the Chinese immigrants. You can see Chinese characters written on the walls where the people were...More

Thank Donna L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Angel Island is definitely a recommended park to visit. Personally I find it a more satisfying and worthwhile visit compared to Alcatraz although Alcatraz has its own charm.

Thank Tay08
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a tour to Alcatraz and Angel island and we were amazed by the beauty of Angel island. There is a little train that took us all over the park and the tour was great! We stopped for photos and the view of the...More

Thank Katrin R
Reviewed 10 October 2018

I had never visited Angel Island and it was incredibly informative and beautiful, with stops to view the Golden Gate Bridge along with the city skyline!

Thank 1581danny
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We visited Angel Island as part of the Alcatraz double feature. Very glad we did, as there is a lot of history associated with this island that I had never heard about prior to our visit. We took the motorized tram around the island on...More

Thank StewieYWG
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with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while
Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth
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2 October 2018|
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Response from VIPofHotels | Reviewed this property |
Pier 41. I am not sure about Oakland but I think you need to purchase a ticket to Angel island at Pier 41.
13 January 2017|
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Response from John C | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Nice place to camp in or near San Francisco. Check Reserve America punto com, or use search engine to find site. I tried to include URL, but site would not allow it. Hope this helps
30 August 2016|
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Response from Devin P | Reviewed this property |
The Tram we rode was designated for the people that were part of the Alcatraz tour only. Granted that tour is seasonal for the summer months and maybe the Trams are used for other reasons outside of that time. But all the... More