Alcatraz, San Francisco CA

Today, the island’s facilities are operated by the National Park Service as part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area; it is open to tours. Visitors can reach the island byferry ride from Pier 33, near Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco. In 2008 the nation’s first hybrid propulsion ferry started serving the island Alcatraz has been featured in many movies, TV shows, cartoons, books, comics, and games.