Alcatraz Island Lightstation sits in the mouth of the San Francisco Bay to the Pacific Ocean. Alcatraz Island was once a prison, it is now a museum. Ferrys from local marinas and wharfs take tours out to the island. Viewed from Treasure Island - midpoint between Oakland and San Francisco.

Viewed from the South a top the pedestrian bridge at Pier 39.

Location :
Alcatraz Island , California
Region : San Francisco Bay Area
Nearest Cities :
San Francisco
Interests :
Museum, former federal penitentury, accessable by ferry, San Francisco, it's Wharf and Piers (i.e. Pier 39, et all.).
Official Website :
Alcatraz Island
Related Websites :

San Francisco Convention & Visitors Center
Fishermans Wharf
Pier 39

Comments :
You'll never get board here, period. The wharf, piers and surrounds in San Francisco - top 10 favorite places in California.
Copyright 2003 Ed Litfin