Angel Island State Park, San Francisco

4.4
#4 of 13 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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  • Seeing San Francisco and the North Bay from the water on your ride to Angel Island from Pier 41 is such a treat. Once you arrive on the island, take a perimeter walk around it to get some of the most ...  more »
  • We came here as part of a combined trip to Alcatraz. It is really well worth the visit. There is a trip round the island that tells you about the history both military and as an immigration holding po...  more »

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