• 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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Thumbnail map for Alcatraz Island.



This is a general map of the island showing various structures. For your safety, please listen to the announcements at the dock, since various areas of the island are closed to the public depending on the season.

Open the PDF of the island map by clicking here.



This PDF file is from Erwin N. Thompson's Historic Resource Study, The Rock. It contains numerious maps of Alcatraz from various periods of its history.| Note that some of the maps are truncated due to the limitations of our hardware to convert documents to PDF.

Click here to downlaod the file.

Pier 33 Map

Did You Know?

Thumbnail of Western Gull chicks in a nest.

After incubation lasting four weeks, a gull chick breaks out of its egg without assistance from its parents. At hatching, the chick is fully covered with down and is soon able to open its eyes and stand up to walk about the nest.