• Line of Civil War re-enactors in uniforms with guns at Fort Point

    Fort Point

    National Historic Site California

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  • Fort Point will be open six days a week through Summer

    Starting June 2, Fort Point will be open Thursday through Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fees & Reservations

Visiting Fort Point is free of charge!

Reservations are required for Pier Crabbing in the summer and the Candlelight tour in the winter.

To sign up call: (415) 556-1693
Currently, we do not have the capacity to handle faxes or email reservations.

Pier Crabbing is on every other Saturday from 10-12 noon, March through October.

The Candlelight tours run November through February. We begin taking reservations on September 1st and programs fill quickly.

Check the calendar for Pier Crabbing and Candlelight tour dates.

Did You Know?

Image of western gulls.

Alcatraz Island is the site of a large colony of Western Gulls (Larus occidentalis), the gull species that inhabits the Oregon and California coast. Individuals mate for life and come together each year on Alcatraz to defend their historic territory and raise three chicks.