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part ofChannel Islands National Park, National Park Service
Status: Open through Thu Dec 31 2015   Season Dates
Near Water

Non-Site-Specific Reservation:

Park staff will assign you a site during check-in.
Please enter arrival date
Reservation Window: Fri May 29 2015 – Sun Nov 29 2015

Check-in: 12:00 pm

Departure date:
Check-out: 12:00 pm

Site Details

  • Site Reserve Type: Non Site-Specific
  • Site Access: Hike-In
  • Hike In Distance to Site: 5280
  • Checkin Time: 12:00 pm
  • Checkout Time: 12:00 pm
  • Type of Use: Overnight
  • Min Num of People: 1
  • Max Num of People: 4
  • Capacity/Size Rating: Single
  • Proximity to Water: Island
  • Lean To/Shelter: Y
  • Food Locker: Y
  • Picnic Table: Y

Know Before You Go


Boat transportation arrangements to island required BEFORE making campsite reservations. No more then 2 campsites can be reserved at one time; no more then 14 days total per year. Campsites must be reserved prior to arrival on the island. There are NO walk-ups at this facility. 1 mile arduous rugged hike to campground. Must carry all gear to campground. Primitive camping, pit toilets, no shelters. Bring low profile tents, own water, toilet paper, and extra food for weather delays. Bring garbage bags to pack out trash. Food storage lockers available. Bring own drinking water, at least one gallon per person per day. Be prepared for fog and wind. Smoking allowed only on the beach. To protect resources, no cardboard or corrugated boxes can be brought to the island. No stores or services on island. No pets or vehicles allowed. No fires, campstoves only. No Charcoal or BBQ allowed. Firearms or fireworks not allowed on the island. Quiet hours from 10:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. No fishing in state marine reserves. California fishing license and ocean enhancement sticker required. Due to strong winds, swimming, kayaking, snorkeling, diving are limited and require expert abilities. Hantavirus in mice, take precautions to reduce exposure to rodents. Upon arrival, meet ranger (if available) at beach landing or campground. Pleas have confirmation letter or receipt with you.



No shelter, stores, services, or water. Tent camping only, no electricity/water/sewer site hook-ups at this campground. No fires, campstoves only. Bring drinking water and garbage bags. This facility is pack it in, pack it out. Changes/cancellations for any reason, including weather or transportation, will result in cancellation fee

Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
+When you reserve one of these sites, it will not be a site specific reservation. You will be assigned a site when you arrive at the facility.
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the facility.
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