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Channel Islands National Park

Area

Overview

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  • Size

    245676.39 acres

Contact Information

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Description

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.

Allowed Activities
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Stargazing
Camping
Orienteering
Guided Tours
Hiking
Scuba Diving
Snorkeling
Surfing
Swimming
Wildlife Watching
Good For
Wheelchairs
Hearing Impaired
Families
Visually Impaired

Additional Information

Entrance

Entrance fee is $0.00.

There is no entrance fee to visit the Channel Islands National Park.

Directions

While the mainland visitor center in Ventura is 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.

Weather

In general, the islands have a Mediterranean climate year-round. Temperatures are relatively stable, with highs averaging in the mid-60s (°F) and lows in the low-50s. However, there are seasonal differences that visitors should take into consideration when visiting the park. In addition, visitors also should be aware that ocean and weather conditions vary considerably from day-to-day and island-to-island. For more information visit: http://www.nps.gov/chis/planyourvisit/weather.htm