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Channel Islands National Park, CA

National Park Service

Overview

Channel Islands National Park encompasses five remarkable islands 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 archeological resources found nowhere else on Earth and helped preserve a place where visitors can experience coastal southern California as it once was.

Recreational Activities:

  • BOATING
  • CAMPING
  • DIVING
  • FISHING
  • HIKING
  • PADDLING
  • PHOTOGRAPHY
  • SNORKELING
  • SWIMMING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING

Address:

Channel Islands National Park
1901 Spinnaker Drive
Ventura,CA,93001
Phone: (805) 658 5730
Email: chis_interpretation@nps.gov

Directions:

Directions http://www.nps.gov/chis/planyourvisit/directions.htm 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. The Robert J. Lagomarsino Visitor Center at Channel Islands National Park 1901 Spinnaker Drive Ventura, CA 93001 (805) 658-5730 The visitor center is located in the Ventura Harbor in Ventura, California. Ventura is located 70 miles north of Los Angeles and 30 miles south of Santa Barbara. Plane, train, and bus service are all available to Los Angeles and Santa Barbara. Only train, bus, and private car transportation are available from Los Angeles and Santa Barbara to Ventura. Fees http://www.nps.gov/chis/planyourvisit/feesandreservations.htm There are no entrance fees to visit the park.

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