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Treasure Island

Island, Scenic Lookout, and Neighborhood
1 Avenue of the Palms Ave (at California Ave), San Francisco, CA 94130, United States

An artificial island in the San Francisco Bay created in 1936 and 1937, from fill dredged from the bay, for the Golden Gate International Exposition. Previously owned by the U.S. Navy, and recently sold to the city of San Francisco for $108 million as part of a redevelopment project.


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    Ron H.
    "Great place to check out the new span if the Bay Bridge!"(7 Tips)
    Kelly W.
    "Beautiful scenic view of San Francisco!"(5 Tips)
    PJ K.
    "bring a jacket, it gets chilly & windy"(4 Tips)
    Eula H.
    "Great views of both spans of bay bridge."(3 Tips)
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  • Keenan P.

    Awesome views of the city!

    Keenan Patterson · 1 week ago
  • Amanda D.

    Parking is free. In San Francisco. Consider yourself lucky.

    Amanda D · 3 weeks ago
  • Kelly W.

    Beautiful scenic view of San Francisco! Amazing photos when it's not foggy!

    Kelly Wong · September 22
  • Hard R.

    Great views of the city from here.

    Hard Rocker · September 20
  • DaShon M.

    Nice View Of San Francisco 🌉🌃

    DaShon McCollins · September 14
  • Brad E.

    Visit the flea market on the last Sunday of the month!

    Brad E. · August 29
  • Adil M.

    Awesome views of SF.

    Adil Majid · August 12
  • Hamdi B.

    Nice view on the financial district of San Francisco. Flea market is a nice event !

    Hamdi Ben Lagha · March 24
  • Bryan

    A must visit is Treasure Islands wines Read more

    Bryan · February 19
  • Jason F.

    Scenic view of the night skyline. Bring a tripod and enjoy the view.

    Jason Fontana · February 1
  • Phillip L.

    Great view of the city skyline

    Phillip Liu · December 15, 2014
  • Bennett W.

    One of the best views of San Francisco, quiet spot to relax and take photos.

    Bennett Wong · November 12, 2014
  • Michelle P.

    The oasis, a treasure island.

    Michelle Pimentel · October 12, 2014
  • Joseph L.

    Cool San Francisco!

    Joseph Libatique · October 2, 2014

    Good place for photo shooting.

    ALICIA LEE · June 15, 2014
  • Alex K.

    Rather boring place

    Alex Kirpichnikov · May 28, 2014
  • Gusto L.

    The view of San Francisco from here on a clear night is spectacular!

    Gusto Lopez · March 23, 2014
  • lynn f.

    don't tell anyone but this is a greT place to watch the fireworks

    lynn friedman · February 2, 2014
  • sabine b.

    Great views of SF, the bay bridge & the new Bay Bridge main span tower

    sabine bosklopper · December 27, 2013
  • 👑Thor V.

    What do call a drunken sailor, raving in the evening? Seriously.

    👑Thor Van Damme🔷🔹 · October 20, 2013
  • Amanda V.

    Don't miss out on the silent disco!

    Amanda Van West · October 20, 2013
  • Lisa G.

    Take the 108 bus from Transbay Terminal to Treasure Island & capture some truly stunning views of SF. Don't forget to bring your camera!

    Lisa Gansky · October 10, 2013
  • Vivek K.

    One of the best nights of my life at Steve's wedding!

    Vivek Kumar · October 6, 2013
  • David G.

    Flea market is awesome! Last Sunday of each month!

    David Green · September 29, 2013
  • Russell D.

    Great views of San Francisco

    Russell Durant · August 21, 2013
  • Andrey K.

    Really cold after dark.

    Andrey Kozhokaru · August 11, 2013
  • Sanjay K.

    The Hot Dog cart serves great tamales - absolutely one of the best I've ever had!

    Sanjay Kalra · August 4, 2013
  • Kelly R.

    Gorgeous view of the city in the evening!

    Kelly Ren · July 29, 2013
  • Bkwm J.

    The City looks cool at any hour! 😍

    Bkwm J · July 14, 2013
  • Bkwm J.

    Nice night scene of the city! 😍

    Bkwm J · July 7, 2013
  • Aditya A.

    Super windy, keep your jackets

    Aditya Ambadkar · July 6, 2013
  • BoatUS

    BoatUS Members receive discounts at Treasure Island Yacht Harbor! For more information or to join BoatUS, the nation’s largest recreational boating association, ask a staff member.

    BoatUS · June 11, 2013
  • AchiravicH S.

    So silently

    AchiravicH Suvarnaroj · May 28, 2013
  • Boris 🦁 v.

    Go look at the city lighting up at dusk

    Boris 🦁 van Hoytema · May 21, 2013
  • Emily B.

    Can you find the treasure in all the goose poop?

    Emily Bennet · May 19, 2013
  • Eula H.

    Great views of both spans of bay bridge.

    Eula Huang · April 15, 2013
  • Ron H.

    Old Worlds Fair venue in 1939! Buildings still have glory. Great place to check out the new span if the Bay Bridge!

    Ron Haedicke · March 10, 2013
  • Harsh J.

    It was a fantastic evening out.. Great evening colors and beautiful view of SF downtown

    Harsh Jagpal · February 3, 2013
  • Hajar M.

    The most amazing view of the city with the bay bridge.

    Hajar Maizura · December 29, 2012
  • Mark J.

    Beyond awesome views of the city!

    Mark Jansen · December 15, 2012
  • Edward H.

    They obviously call it treasure island because its the hidden gem of the SF bay. Some of the most incredible views you will get of the SF skyline anywhere. Especially beautiful during sunset.

    Edward Homick · November 8, 2012
  • Becky 🌷 H.

    It happens a lot too often so you always need to have a flashlight!

    Becky 🌷 Hogue🐶 · October 12, 2012
  • Corey R.

    Don't eat the yellow snow

    Corey Rogers · June 1, 2012
  • Peter M.

    Bring a jacket. It gets windy out here. Best place to take photos of the city at night.

    Peter Montoya · May 1, 2012
  • Peter M.

    The best place in the city to see fireworks!! 

    Peter Montoya · April 24, 2012
  • Becky 🌷 H.

    At home on an island

    Becky 🌷 Hogue🐶 · April 14, 2012
  • The Wall Street Journal

    This 365-acre piece of man-made land is home to four wineries and a fifth that is expected to open soon. Read more

    The Wall Street Journal · March 20, 2012
  • Sonia H.

    To take pics and explore for a bit before heading to the city.

    Sonia Hernandez · January 30, 2012
  • Ali T.

    Great place to take photos of SF!

    Ali Thanawalla · December 3, 2011
  • Sarah D.

    Great spot for looking over the city, especially at night

    Sarah Dougan · September 15, 2011

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