The park is protected because it contains a sensitive habitat for a number of rare or endangered species, such as the Montara manzanita and the San Francisco garter snake. The museum also has excursion train rides by closed coach cars, a first-class observation car, andopen-air gondolas.
The entire island is part of the Angel Island State Park. Dense and mysterious, redwood forests have been protected within Muir Woods National Monument since The dishes are refined and beautifully presented — try the signature crab macaroni and cheese or some locally harvested oysters.
History buffs will enjoy visiting Purissima Village, or what is left of it, the only ghost town in the area. The beach is also popular with windsurfers, especially when the northwesterly wind blows in the afternoon.
Take a stroll to the Marin Headlands, a part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, where you will see some of the world's oldest coastal redwoods. As you hike through the park, watch for bobcats, gray squirrels, raccoons, black-tail deer, skunks, and many kinds of birds. You can take short hikes on paved trails to enjoy the trees and wildlife, spend a week in one of many camps, take advantage of ranger-led tours or visit the mysterious Crystal Cave.
Every table in the restaurant has a breathtaking view of the bay. At that time, the Point Reyes Peninsula moved all of 20 feet northwestward. The Rancho is among the largest undeveloped tracts of land on the San Mateo Peninsula.
It goes from Castroville to Pacific grove, and is well maintained and tarmacked. The exhibits includemining technology and equipment, a diorama of a mine shaft, a mine manager's office and various items that belonged to Mexican, Cornish and Chinese mining families.
A rich shipbuilding center in World War II, the city is still closely connected to the sea as you can see by the number of boats in the marina, but its closeness to San Francisco made it a preferred home to many San Franciscans, especially the wealthy and artistic.
There are many beautiful trails through the Reserve, the Discovery Trail being one of the most popular. The aquarium also offers a range of programs, tours and shows such as sleepovers, feedings and special events.
The native Coast Miwok people used Angel Island for seasonal hunting and gathering, while Spanish explorers like Juan Manuel de Ayala used it as a safe refugee and supply station.
The park is a popular hiking destination and is a favorite among mountain bikers and wildlife watchers.Our Venues. We are regularly approached by venues looking to have the cheekiest in the world of dating to their spots.
We say yes to a very few - limiting it to locales that are at once casually hip and romantically inspiring. Charming and relaxed, full of history and offering breathtaking views of the bay, Sausalito is located at the northern end of the Golden Gate Bridge, at the edge of the Bay.
The best way to get a feel for the city is by taking a ferry - with views of Sausalito's hills dotted with lovely homes and thriving marina on one side and the spectacular view of San .Download