Finding The Memorial Visitors can not drive directly to the Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial. The memorial is on an active military base and visitors need reservations.
The Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial shuttle picks up visitors with reservations at the John Muir National Historic Site. Please know that all visitors for the memorial must have a reservation. Reservations to the memorial can be accessed HERE. Directions to the John Muir NHS can be found below.
Directions To The John Muir National Historic Site
From San Jose: Take I-680 northbound or (From Sacramento) southbound I-680 to Highway 4 westbound. Exit at Alhambra Ave. Turn right at bottom of ramp. The park is located immediately on your left.
The closest BART stop is the Concord station. Transfer to The County Connection #16 bus, which stops at the park. There is also an AMTRAK station in downtown Martinez (2 miles from here). Transfer to The County Connection #16 bus which stops at the park. For more information and local travel assistance, please visit www.511.org