• Scenic View from Inspiration Point, Anacapa Island ©timhaufphotography.com

    Channel Islands

    National Park California

There are park alerts in effect.
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  • San Miguel Island Closure

    In the interest of public safety, the U.S. Navy is closing San Miguel Island until further notice due to recent concerns of possible unexploded ordnance. More »

  • Santa Barbara Island Closed Due to Storm Damage

    Santa Barbara Island is closed to public access due to damage from the recent storms to the pier landing ladder. The closure will be in place until a new ladder can be fabricated and installed. The closure is expected to last over a month. More »

  • Public Closures on Santa Barbara Island

    Certain Santa Barbara Island trails are closed to all public entry to proctect breeding populations of California brown pelicans. More »

Be A Junior Ranger

NPS
 

This program helps children discover and protect the wonders of the islands. Ask for a free junior ranger booklet at the visitor center or boat/plane concessionaire offices or on the islands from park staff.

You may also download a PDF file of these booklets by clicking on the links below. These files require Adobe Reader. Please click here to download Adobe Reader for free.

  • Visitor Center Junior Ranger Booklet (PDF file, 489kb)

  • Island Junior Ranger Booklet (PDF file, 587kb)


    NOTE: These booklets are set up in a printer spread format so that two pages may be printed out on one 8.5 in. x 14 in. (or 8.5 in. x 11 in. if reduced to fit is selected on your printing options). This allows the sheets to be folded together to create a booklet.


Did You Know?

Aerial view of the Channel Islands                  timhaufphotography.com

The Channel Islands are home to the oldest dated human remains in North America—Arlington Springs Man (13,000 BP).