Angel Island State Park is a 740-acre mountainous island in the San Francisco Bay offering a variety of activities including hiking, biking, camping, picnicking, and tram tours. It also has some of the best views of San Francisco and the entire San Francisco Bay. Angel Island was an Immigration Station from 1910-1950, designed to control the flow of Chinese into the county. Angel Island used to also be a POW processing center during World War II.
The island is open to the public from 8:00am to sunset all year around. The Angel Island Museum is open during the summer season, April - November. Please visit the following websites for ferry schedules servicing the park: www.angelislandferry.com.