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

    Channel Islands

    National Park California

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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 »

Parks as Classrooms

Field Trips

Bring your students to the Channel Islands. Find information about bringing your students to the park’s mainland visitor center and to the park islands.

Guest Speakers

Can’t get to the park’s mainland visitor center or to the park islands. If your California school is in Ventura or southern Santa Barbara counties, a park ranger can bring a program to your classroom.

Curriculum Materials

Bring the Channel Islands to your classroom. Review our ever-growing listing of lesson plans and curricula.

Institutes & Field Schools

NatureBridge offers single- and multi-day trips to the park islands.