"The Rock" Alcatraz Tip by goingsolo

Alcatraz, San Francisco: 292 reviews and 488 photos

by goingsolo

Alcatraz a.k.a "The Rock" is San Francisco's famous former island prison. Alcatraz has a long history of being used as a prison and is most known for the span of time when it was used to house unruly federal inmates.

Alcatraz is now the most popular park in the national park system and tours of the island are offered daily. For more information, feel free to visit my Alcatraz Island page.

Address: In the middle of San Fracisco Bay
Directions: Alcatraz is reached by ferries of the Blue and Gold fleet from Pier 41
Phone: Blue & Gold (415) 705-5555
Website: http://www.nps.gov/alcatraz

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  • Updated Jun 2, 2006
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