Mare Island’s rich maritime history is way of life and offers great recreation opportunities for residents and visitors alike. The Vallejo Ferry Terminal is minutes away from Mare Island and offers passengers or commuters a scenic 50-minute ferry ride to San Francisco’s Ferry Building on a large, high-speed catamaran operated by Baylink Ferry Service. For the hikers, bikers and nature lovers, the San Pablo Bay Trail offers a four mile-trip that’s flat with benches, educational panels, breathtaking sights and local wildlife along the way. Take in views of the San Pablo Bay, Mt. Tamalpais, the East Bay Hills and the Sonoma and Napa Valleys.