To purchase ferry boat tickets to visit Alcatraz Island go to Pier 31½. From the entrance to Hyde Street Pier it is about a twelve block walk to the east along Jefferson Street which turns into The Embarcadero. Pier 31½ is located where Bay Street intersects The Embarcadero.
Alcatraz is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
Did You Know?
The Queen Mary 2, the largest ocean liner in the world (1,131 feet long), pulled into San Francisco Bay on February 4, 2007. Here she is passing by the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.