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Angel Island State Park

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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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Pier 41, San Francisco, CA 94109
Fisherman’s Wharf
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Reviewed 22 July 2011

Visited Angel Island State Park with my daughter and her husband on Saturday, July 16, 2011. We took the Ferry Boat ride to Angel Island. Enjoyed reading about how this is the "Ellis Island of the West." Very beautiful setting. We also hiked around part...More

Date of experience: July 2011
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Reviewed 8 July 2011

My grand daughter and I went on the tram tour and had a wonderful time---I had knee surgery last year so the tram was pefect for us. I"m sure hiking is a nice way to see this lovely island but the tram tour was the...More

Date of experience: July 2011
1  Thank Louholdgren
Reviewed 29 June 2011

This is a long review but it may save you a lot of aggravation if you choose to invest the time. I believe the best ways to experience Angel Island are to walk or bike the paved five mile trail that circles the island. I’m...More

Date of experience: June 2011
22  Thank 1963cvs
Reviewed 14 June 2011

Pack a picnic, take a short ferry from Tiburon ($11-$14pp). Park 2-3 blocks away from the ferry and all day parking is $5, rather than $20. Grab a latte in tiburon for the ferry ride. Angel Island offers a panoramic view of the bay area...More

Date of experience: June 2011
13  Thank bstcal
Reviewed 10 May 2011

We visited Angel Island in late Feb 2011, and had a great time. It was a special holiday, so the ferry was running. The weather was a bit cold in late Feb, but luckily the sun came out, which helped a lot. There were not...More

Date of experience: February 2011
2  Thank whchuang
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
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
Reviewed 22 January 2008

Angel Island is located in the bay and is only about 30 minutes away by ferry. The time is limited on the Island to about 5-6 hours when the last one leaves. This gives plenty of tiem to explore by foot, bike or Segway guided...More

14  Thank Garyddd73
Reviewed 25 January 2007

check out the following web site for more info: http://www.angelisland.org/ Everyone knows Alcatraz, Angel Island State Park is still a great secret...great place for hiking (5 miles around), biking (bring your own or rent), boating (bring your own and dock for the day) and maybe...More

7  Thank trinkbreath
Reviewed 15 June 2005

If you are bicycling, don't miss this. We rented bikes at Fisherman's warf and took them over on the ferry. The views are beautiful, and this was one of our favorite parts of our first trip to San Francisco.

9  Thank nordbabe
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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 Y7111AQjohnc | 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