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Alcatraz Island, CA

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Difficulty 0.5 of 5
Distance One Way 1.25 miles
Trailhead Elevation 140 feet
Elevation Gain 50 feet
Accumulated Gain 100 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 1.58
Interest Ruins & Historic
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San Francisco Tour - October 2013
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Sun  7:14am - 4:51pm
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San Francisco Bay Trail
San Francisco Bay Trail
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500.0 mi
1,000 ft
Palace of Fine Arts
2.1 mi away
1.0 mi
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Presidio Promenade Trail
2.4 mi away
2.1 mi
500 ft
Presidio Ecology Trail Loop
2.8 mi away
2.0 mi
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Northridge Trail to Mount Livermore
2.8 mi away
4.9 mi
800 ft
Bay Trail & Fire Road in Fort Baker
2.9 mi away
1.6 mi
200 ft
Crissy Field / Fort Point Trail
3.0 mi away
3.0 mi
San Francisco Bay Bridge
San Francisco Bay Bridge
3.1 mi away
0.8 mi
75 ft
Fort Baker Trail
3.1 mi away
2.5 mi
600 ft
Golden Gate Bridge
3.2 mi away
2.4 mi
60 ft
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Overview
Alcatraz Island is a 1.25 mile one way hike with 100 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 6 miles north-northeast of San Francisco California. July and August are the best months to enjoy this hike.


Alcatraz Island was first a strategic light house and military fort before becoming the infamous penitentiary it is known for today. National Parks Services (NPS) administers the site today.

Catch a ferry ride from the Embarcadero between Fisherman's Wharf and the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. Reservation made in advance are strongly recommended.


Check out the NPS site for more info => http://www.nps.gov/alca/index.htm

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    This hike is listed as One-Way.

    When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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