NPS tours of Port Chicago Naval Magazine NM: UPDATE
No tours available on September 26, 27, 28th 2013 due to lack of staffing. Also, please call 925-228-8860 ext. 6520 to confirm your reservation request. All tours are requests until confirmed by NPS staff with a phone call or email.
Reservations are required to visit the Memorial. All visitors are shuttled to the Memorial on National Park Service vehicles from the Concord Naval Weapons Station Identity (ID) Office.
Car: From San Francisco, take Interstate 80 (Bay Bridge) to Hwy 4 East...from Berkeley & Oakland, take Interstate 80 West to Hwy 4 East...from San Jose or Walnut Creek, take Interstate 680 north to Hwy 242. Exit at Port Chicago Hwy North. After passing under Hwy 4, go through 3 lights, pass the tan buildings on your right, make a right turn into visitor parking lot at Military Ocean Terminal Concord.
Airports: Accessible from Oakland International Airport, approx. 45 minutes; San Francisco International Airport, approx. 60 minutes; San Jose International Airport, approx. 90 minutes (estimated times are without traffic).
Did You Know?
Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial is located on 5 acres at Military Ocean Terminal Concord (MOTCO) a semi-active military base of 7.600 acres.