Angel Island State Park

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Angel Island State Park information

Location
Marin County , USA
Telephone
+1 415 435 5390
More information
www.parks.ca.gov
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Rising from the middle of San Francisco Bay, Angel Island has served as a military base, immigration station, WWII Japanese internment camp and Nike missile site, leaving it some interesting and thought-provoking forts and bunkers to explore. Spread out a picnic in a protected cove overlooking the close but immeasurably distant urban grid, or explore this domed beauty on foot or bicycle.

Although the island was scorched by a devastating 2008 fire that burned a third of the park’s 740 acres, you'd hardly know it today. All around you’ll spot signs of the land repairing itself.