• 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 »

Programs in Your Classroom

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We invite you and your students to participate in curriculum-based education programs presented in your classroom. These programs are available for school and other organized groups. Unless otherwise noted, they are one hour in length.

There is no charge for these programs. Reservations are required.

Park rangers present programs on a variety of natural and cultural history topics with connections both to the park and to your curriculum.
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Friends of the Island Fox provides programs on the island fox and its important relationship with the Channel Islands ecosystem.
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Did You Know?

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Channel Islands National Park has more endangered species that only exist within this park than any other unit of the National Park Service. This means that survival of these plants and animals depends entirely on our ability to protect and restore the habitat of the five park islands.