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.
Did You Know?
In 1909 the U.S. Army began construction on the largest reinforced concrete structure in the world - a new military prison necessary because of a large influx of U.S. soldiers convicted of crimes in the Philippines. This building would become the famous U.S. Penitentiary Alcatraz in 1934.