• Visitor during the evening tour of Alcatraz gaze into the many cells that line up the corridor known as

    Alcatraz Island


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Family Junior Ranger Days

AZ Jr Ranger Booklet
Two Junior Ranger Days are set aside each fall to highlight the Alcatraz Junior Ranger Program. The Junior Ranger days include special ranger walks and other youth specific activities. In addition, Junior Rangers may purchase a Junior Ranger Book for a nominal feel at the Alcatraz Book Stores. The booklet includes a variety of site specific activities. Those who complete the activities will be sworn in as Junior Rangers and receive a Junior Ranger Badge.

No more than 4 free tickets per family. Because there are other programs for both schools and after school programs, only youth in family groups are eligible.

Dates for 2013 are November 2 and 9. Please check back after September 5th for more details.

Did You Know?

Lower Prison, Alcatraz Island

The first prison on Alcatraz Island was built by the U.S. Army and was located near the dock. It was demolished after a new military prison was opened at the top of the island in 1914.