PORT CHICAGO NM CLOSURE
Port Chicago Naval Magazine NM is closed to the public by the US Army from June 22, 2014 until September 18, 2014. There are no tours available to the memorial during this time.
Getting Ready for 2016
The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!
On July 21, 2012, the National Park Service, the Friends of Port Chicago National Memorial, the U.S. Army 834th Transportation Battalion at Military Ocean Terminal Concord and 250 attendees from local communities gathered to honor those military and civilians killed in the largest homeland disaster during World War II. Read more
Did You Know?
Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial is located on 5 acres at Military Ocean Terminal Concord (MOTCO) a semi-active military base of 7.600 acres.