Channel Islands National Park

Channel Islands National Park

News in Channel Islands

Bald eagles in Channel Islands might start eating endangered wildlife, researchers say

May 6, 2010, 8:41 am
According to a new report, a growing population of American bald eagles in Channel Islands National Park might eventually start feasting on rare seabirds and endangered island foxes. Read more at ...

Top 10 Places To Find Solitude

January 19, 2010, 11:29 am
Our nation’s National Park System offers some of the best outdoor recreation in the world. There are endless places, from Maine to California, Hawaii to Alaska, that you can hike, climb, camp, and see wild animals in their natural habitat. You visit the national parks to experience nature and ...

Top Ten Warm Winter Getaways

December 17, 2009, 10:38 am
Our national parks are home to beaches, deserts and subtropical wildernesses—all of which make great vacation destinations during the cold winter months. If you’re tired of all the snow and in search for an escape from your cold weather blues, check these Top 10 Warm Winter Getaways. 1. Death Valley ...

Learn about sunken wrecks near Channel Islands National Park

November 16, 2009, 1:24 pm
During the December “From Shore to Sea” lectures, sanctuary and park cultural resource experts Robert Schwemmer and Kelly Minas will discuss current research about historic shipwrecks and submerged airplanes around the islands.The presentation will include two recently explored wrecks off Anacapa Island—a mysterious shipwreck of a possible prohibition era ...

Day Tripping: Anacapa Island at Channel Islands National Park

October 21, 2009, 7:54 am
Thousands may see it from the beaches of Zuma and Malibu, but the experience of the isolated Anacapa Island is a world away, chock full of dramatic views, beautiful sunsets and sunrises and a fascinating history from the Chumash Indians to failed attempts at farming.The volcanic rock sticks out ...

Day Tripping: San Miguel Island at Channel Islands National Park

October 21, 2009, 7:00 am
Yosemite, Sequoia, Joshua Tree. They all win the popularity contests with folks around here. There's good reason for that, but the closest traditional National Park to Los Angeles goes without much notice. That's too bad considering the striking beauty found in Channel Islands National Park.That said, it's understandable the ...

Like Sea Kayaking? Channel Islands National Park is the Way to Go

June 24, 2009, 9:45 am
The Los Angeles region has many secrets and Channel Islands National Park is one of them. The group of islands off the coast of Ventura and Santa Barbara are easily seen from the crowded beaches of Malibu, but most of those beach goers have never been on the other ...

New Visitor Center Opens at Channel Islands National Park on Scorpion Ranch

April 10, 2009, 8:37 am
This week marked a big step for Channel Islands National Park as they unveiled the new Scorpion Ranch Visitor Center on Santa Cruz Island, the biggest and most visited of the five at 96 square miles. Of the 60,000 visitors to the islands (over 200,000 make it to the ...

Kayaking Trips at Channel Islands National Park

May 15, 2008, 10:22 am
My friend Craig and I were nearing the end of our paddling excursion through Channel Islands National Park: a circumnavigation of Santa Rosa Island, followed by an open ocean sprint through pea soup fog to Santa Cruz Island, and an exploration of the natural wonders on that island’s craggy ...