PORT CHICAGO NM CLOSURE
Port Chicago Naval Magazine NM is closed to the public by the US Army from April 16 - May 21, 2014. There are no tours available until May 22, 2014.
National Park Service Areas
John Muir National Historic Site - 5 miles
Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site - 20 miles
Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail - 5 miles to John Muir NHS for trail exhibit.
Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum - 20 miles
Mare Island Historic Park Foundation - 20 miles
Did You Know?
After the Port Chicago explosion on July 17, 1944, where more than 5000 tons of TNT went off, the deepwater harbor and piers were completely destroyed. Surprisingly, the harbor and pier were back up and running in a month.