Contact Us

Mailing Address:

Alcatraz Island
National Park Service
Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Fort Mason, B201
San Francisco, CA 94123


E-mail a ranger on Alcatraz Island here.

Request a park brochure for the Golden Gate National Recreation Area be mailed to you, here.

For information on the Alcatraz Overnight Program or permits for filming or special events email us here.

Alcatraz is on twitter as AlcatrazIsland.

Please do not contact Alcatraz about purchasing tickets for the ferry - use the links below for information about prices, schedules, and to purchase tickets.


Access to Alcatraz is by ferry service operated by Alcatraz Cruises, LLC, a concession of the National Park Service. No private craft can dock at Alcatraz Island.

There is no separate entrance fee for the island - park passes do not apply to the charge for the ferry service.

To purchase tickets in advance (strongly recommended as Alcatraz frequently sells out) contact Alcatraz Cruises, their website is The Alcatraz ferry departs from Pier 33, located on The Embarcadero near the intersection of Bay Street.


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