Comic - Escape from Alcatraz: The Doc Barker Gang
B-246Regular price $5.95
A foggy night provides cover for 5 hardened criminals' attempt to escape the world's most secure prison. Exquisitely illustrated by artist David Norton with terse text by Alexis Norton; 2nd in our 14 volume Escape from Alcatraz comic book series
Caution: Graphic Depiction of a Violent Alcatraz Escape Attempt
Book - Richard Misrach: Golden Gate
B-12031Regular price $125.00
This deluxe Parks Conservancy limited edition book presents a selection of the finest photographs from Richard Misrach's acclaimed "Golden Gate" series, is being released on the historic occasion of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. An astonishing range of atmosphere, light, and color unfolds, bringing fresh revelation and interpretation to a familiar view - a unique and beautiful meditation on place and time.
Richard Misrach is credited with helping pioneer the renaissance of color photography and large scale presentation in the 1970's. His work is held in the permanent collections of prestigious institutions such as the Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Metropolitan museum of Art. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Guggenheim Fellowship and four fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Book - San Francisco at the Seaside
B-105Regular price $8.95
This album of historical photographs brings back the good old days at the San Francisco seaside. While the city's seaside is much-changed since then, the magic it once conjured for many a San Franciscan or out-of-towner remains in the pictures in this book and in many family albums as well.
Book - Guarding the Rock
B-044Regular price $11.95 Sale price $9.95
Ernest Lageson Sr., former Alcatraz Custodial Officer, and his son, Ernie Jr., former Alcatraz newspaper delivery boy, together tell the fascinating story of serene family life amid the violence and danger of one of the world's most famous prisons. Guarding the Rock describes the day-to-day activities of the convicts, the periodic prison violence, the fourteen escape attempts, and much more, all of which took place alongside the homes of the approximately 300 employee family members who shared the island with the hardened criminal occupants. Specific attention is devoted to the sensational escape of 1946 in which five men died and sixteen were wounded, one of whom was Ernie Sr.
The mystique that is Alcatraz comes to life in Guarding the Rock, as the reader experiences life on one of America's most unusual home environments.
Coloring Book - Views of San Francisco 2nd Edition
B-488Regular price $12.95
Unplug and unwind with Views of San Francisco: A Calming Coloring Book.
Designed and developed in San Francisco and printed in Northern California, this coloring book is all about going local. With over 50 fun illustrations to choose from, you can immerse yourself in San Francisco's diverse neighborhoods, beautiful natural spaces, and colorful history.
This second edition now includes Oracle Ballpark and the new Salesforce Tower!
Did You Know?
Visitors to San Francisco love our park! In 2018, we welcomed 6 million visitors to our eight park information and visitor centers, including Muir Woods, Alcatraz, and the Golden Gate Bridge.