Channel Islands National Park

Channel Islands National Park

Overview / Map of Channel Islands

Vistor Services

Visitor Centers The Robert J. Lagomarsino Visitor Center at Channel Islands National Park 1901 Spinnaker Drive Ventura, CA 93001 805-658-5730 The visitor center features a bookstore, a display of marine aquatic life, and exhibits featuring the unique character of each park island. Visitors also will enjoy the 25-minute park movie, "A Treasure in the ...

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Visitor Services

Visitor Centers The Robert J. Lagomarsino Visitor Center at Channel Islands National Park 1901 Spinnaker Drive Ventura, CA 93001 (805) 658-5730 The visitor center features a bookstore, a display of marine aquatic life, and exhibits featuring the unique character of each park island. Visitors also will enjoy the 25-minute park movie, "A Treasure in the ...

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In A Nutshell

Getting Around The islands are only accessible by park concessionaire boats and planes or private boat. Advanced planning is highly recommended. There is no transportation available on the islands. All areas must be accessed on foot or by private boat or kayak.Help Prevent Non-Native Pests Non-native, invasive species threaten endangered ...

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Welcome to Channel Islands

Close to the California mainland, yet worlds apart, Channel Islands National Park encompasses five remarkable islands (Anacapa, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, San Miguel, and Santa Barbara) and their ocean environment, preserving and protecting a wealth of natural and cultural resources. Isolation over thousands of years has created unique animals, plants, and ...

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Planning Your Visit to Channel Islands

Close to the California mainland, yet worlds apart, Channel Islands National Park encompasses five remarkable islands (Anacapa, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, San Miguel, and Santa Barbara) and their ocean environment, preserving and protecting a wealth of natural and cultural resources. Isolation over thousands of years has created unique animals, plants, and ...

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At A Glance

A visit to the Channel Islands is an exercise in preparation and self-reliance. There are no services such a food stores or gear rental shops on the islands, no remedies for poor planning once you have arrived.The following list may help you organize your trip to the islands. ...

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Planning Your Visit

Directions While the mainland visitor centers in Ventura and Santa Barbara are readily accessible by car or public transportation, the islands are only accessible by park concessionaire boats and planes or private boat. Advanced planning is highly recommended. Directions to: The Robert J. Lagomarsino Visitor Center ...

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