"Alcatraz - The warning!" Alcatraz Tip by K.Knight

Alcatraz, San Francisco: 292 reviews and 488 photos

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by K.Knight
 
 

Alcatraz Island was originally occupied by the military as a fort; followed by an army prison camp (where the prisoners created the jails that held them); then as the famous "prison within the prison system" where the nation's worst criminals were sent; then as the site of a Native American peace community; and now it is part of the Golden Gate National recreation area.

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

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jul 20, 2004
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