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Angel Island State Park

Pier 41, San Francisco, CA 94109
+1 415-435-1915
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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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  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Pier 41, San Francisco, CA 94109
+1 415-435-1915
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Reviewed yesterday

Angel Island is the site of a very important piece of little known history of Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, preserved in a museum housed in dormitories used when detaining Chinese immigrants (and immigrants from other countries). Informative signs outside and inside, as well as...More

Thank Traveler7814
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Being able to visit an unspoiled state park so close to civilisation is a must do. Wauw... incredible nature and scenery. You can bring all you own stuff for a lovely picnic at one of the many beautiful sights of this island. I'm coming back...More

Thank Alstapelfeld
Reviewed yesterday

Unfortunately the day we were there it was windy and cold we thought we were dressed for the worst. The tram ride was good very informative the guid was awesome.

Thank Danny P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The tour guide starts asking whether you are visiting on default as there was no tickets to Alcatraz! But we were recommended by friends to visit. The guided bus tour was excellent and although we were told we weren't stopping off we did! The views...More

Thank suziecoop01
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We ended up here as part of an alkatraz trip we knew nothing about this place but went along for the boat ride. Well what a find. The hour long guided tour we had was informative and came with some of the best views of...More

Thank Phil-Bram
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took the tram tour throughout the Island and hands down had the best tour guide (Thanks again Robert :) )! We were able to see the best view I saw in San Fran. with a 360 degree view so you could see The Golden...More

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 4 days ago

we went on the tram tour and we told stories, jokes, we visited an old hospital, and battery stations and had a fantastic views

Reviewed 6 days ago

Take the Ferry from Pier 39 or Tiburon Ferry to Angel Island. It's a spectacular water ride with views of the SF Skyline, Golden Gate Bridge and the bay. Take a picnic and walk to the picnic tables by the marina. If you're so inclined-...More

Thank AngelwWings
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Angel Island as part of a ticket combo with Alcatraz. It was a beautiful sunny day and the views of SAN Francisco were excellent. The tram tour takes about 50 mins and goes around the island with a narration explaining the buildings on...More

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Angel Island as part of the Alcatraz Tour Package and I have to say well worth a visit and I thought was a very good price its a beautiful Island and a very good tour very enjoyable.

Thank ljpworcs
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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
29 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
Vicki H
21 August 2016|
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Response from Andy C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they encourage you to bring bikes on the ferry. If you want a first hand look at the experience, search YouTube for "Xtracycle family bike camping to Angel Island "