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

    Channel Islands

    National Park California

There are park alerts in effect.
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  • Santa Barbara Island Closed Due to Storm Damage

    Santa Barbara Island is currently closed to public access due to damage from the high surf associated with Hurricane Marie. More »

  • 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 »

For Kids

Derek Lohuis
 

The park and concessionaires offer many different programs for kids. Please click on the links above or visit For Teachers for more information.

In addition, many programs listed in the Guided Tours are suitable for "kids" of all ages.

Student Information

Are you preparing a report on the Channel Islands? The park site bulletins listed below provide information that will help you.

The park site bulletins listed below also provide information to help children discover and protect the park.


Did You Know?

Brown pelican on nest

The Channel Islands are home to the largest breeding colonies of seabirds in southern California.