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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 22 2015 – Sun Nov 22 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: 1320
  • 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
  • Food Locker: Y

Know Before You Go


  • Boat transportation required prior to reserving campsite. Island is a high cliff area, 635 feet above sea level. Exercise caution, especially with children. Site access is steep, steps and quarter-mile hike to campground. Tablecloth is recommended due to bird droppings. No pets are allowed.
  • No more than 2 campsites can be reserved at one time; no more than 14 days total per year.
  • Campsites must be reserved prior to arrival on the island. There are no walk-up campsites at this facility. Sites are not site-specific. You will be assigned a site when you arrive on the island.
  • Please bring confirmation letter or receipt with you.
  • To protect resources, no cardboard or corrugated boxes can be brought to the island.
  • Kayakers: ocean conditions can rapidly change, requiring expert abilities.

  • Notes


  • No shelter, stores, services, or water. No pets allowed. Tent camping only, no electricity/water/sewer site hook-ups at this campground. No fires, campstoves only. Bring drinking water and garbage bags. Recommend hard-sided container (i.e. action packer) to protect food/garbage from birds and mice. Bring extra food/water for weather delay. This facility is pack it in, pack it out.
  • Access to ocean limited to landing cove. No beach.
  • Changes/cancellations for any reason, including weather and transportation, results 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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