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Ocean Is The Heart text and heart shaped Earth

Alcatraz Cruises Celebrates Earth Day By The Bay

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To celebrate Earth Day, Alcatraz Cruises, along with Hornblower Cruises’ Respect Our Planet, will present a full day of free,Read More
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Art pieces hanging in New Industries Building in Cellhouse on Alcatraz Island

Alcatraz Art Project Humanizes Incarceration With Stunning ‘Future IDs’

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Guest Blog Post – Peter Hockaday When Jarred Williams was incarcerated, he was “a number in a file cabinet” andRead More
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SF seen from Alcatraz Island

SF Bucket List

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Looking to Enhance Your San Francisco Bucket List? Here Are Some of Alcatraz Cruises’ Favorite Hidden Treasures! For the alleyRead More
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Canon and ammunition on Alcatraz Island

Revisiting the Civil War Living History Day on Alcatraz Island

The Friends of Civil War Alcatraz (FOCWA) is a non-profit group that supports the interpretation of Civil War history onRead More
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Alcatraz Island

GGNRA is one of the Largest Urban Parks in the World

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Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) is one of the largest urban national parks in the world. Established in 1972Read More
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Alcatraz Island New Industries Building

Experience The Many Moods Of Alcatraz Island

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Designed for those that want to discover the deeper mysteries of Alcatraz Island, the National Park Service and Alcatraz CruisesRead More
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Brown dog running out of the bay with Alcatraz Island in background

Dog Days At The Parks

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There’s no greater satisfaction than getting out to the parks with your four-legged bestie. With 37 distinct park sites, overRead More
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Former Alcatraz staff at alumni event

Final Alumni Weekend Event on Alcatraz Island

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Guest Blog Post – Steve Mahoneyplace holder A final, special event took place on Alcatraz Island on August 12, 2018.Read More
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Hyde Street Pier Ships and sign for SF Maritime National Historical Park

Check out local favorites here in San Francisco

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If you have a passion for history, here is an interesting excerpt about another nautical San Francisco park. Featuring historicalRead More
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Former Alcatraz guard George DeVincenzi working the cell door mechanism

Former Alcatraz Guard Shares His Story About Life on “The Rock”

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Retired Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary guard George DeVincenzi served on “The Rock” from 1950 to 1958, departing just five years beforeRead More
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