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Reviewed 10 August 2018

Yerba Buena is the waypoint on the Bay Bridge between Oakland and SF. You can get off there and have several viewpoints as well as Treasure Island. Treasure is undergoing a transition from a naval support base and training center to residential, business, leisure. From...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Not much to see, lots of construction work & only outer island road open, all other roads are now closed. Good view over bay bridge but difficult to park.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank queenb71
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Yerba Buena Island was at one time a large Navy Base; it is now home to a USCG station and a place that is little known. The NIMITZ HOUSE at 1 Whiting Way on the island. Admiral Nimitz occupied this house from 1946 to his...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 31 August 2015

Yerba Buena Island lies between the City of San Francisco and the East Bay, with the Bay Bridga rolling over - and literally through - it. Few take the trouble to drive from San Francisco to the island, and I don't know why, because the...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 15 August 2015

Yerba Buena Island is one of the treasures of the San Francisco Bay, but right now it's a bit of a mess due to road construction for the new Oakland Bay Bridge East Span. At the tip-top of the island you'll find the old Tower...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 19 March 2015

We have driven on Yerba Buena island; but more often we just pass by as we drive the Bay Bridge from the East Bay to San Francisco and vice versa. Yerba Buena Island used to have a naval station on it however it was closed....More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank mini
Reviewed 17 June 2013

After having driven across the Bay Bridge over a thousand times while living in the Bay Area, now 11 years later I stopped at YB and got some pics of the bridge. All I can say is, those lucky Coasties that live there with spectacular...More

Date of experience: May 2013
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