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Bay Area Day Trips - Angel Island State Park

One beautiful Californian sunny morning, we boarded the ferry around 9:40 am from Pier 41 in San Francisco Bay and 20 odd minutes later landed on Angel Island State Park which is, true to its name, a beautiful island and a state park in the Bay Area. I would highly recommend it to anyone looking to spend a deliciously sunny day on an emerald green island watching over the cool blue waters of the Bay while soaking in the views of the Golden Gate Bridge.  You can choose to hike up to the top of Mt. Livermore to admire the wildflowers and the unmatched views of the Bay Area or just relax under the swaying trees allowing the cool breeze to lull you into happiness. We did both and absolutely loved it.
Once we disembarked the ferry onto the island, we started off with the North Ridge Trial which takes you to the top of Mt. Livermore. The Trail started off with a set of stairs, quickly merged into a path shaded by pine and oak trees, then opened up with more-than-you-could-ask-for views of …